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3D Printing Slide Show – The 10 Commandments of 3D Printing Industry

10 Commandments of 3D Printing – 3D Printing Slideshow from Bill Decker

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3D Printing Start Up Advice – How to Keep 3D Printing Firms From Failing

No sales focus. Companies are often created without sales people involved. But sales people look at the world differently and are more concerned with who is going to pay money for your product or service, and less concerned with saving

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3D Printing Broadcast – Interview With Venture Capitalist Brad Feld on the 3D Printing Industry

From the 3D Printing Podcast. In this episode, Brad Feld is asked about his personal goals in spreading the 3D Printing Industry to schools and creative people. As for Brad, in addition to his investing efforts, Brad has been active

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3D Printing Trends – 3D Printing Causes New Business Models and Disruptive Competition

Here are 3 more important Trends caused by 3D Printing 1. Shifting sources of profit Additive-manufacturing technologies could alter the way companies add value to their products and services. The outsourcing of conventional manufacturing helped spur companies such as Nike

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3D Printing Market – The USA to Remain the Largest Market for 3D Printers and 3D Printing Services

The US will remain by far the largest national 3D printing market in the world, accounting for 42 percent of global sales in 2017. In developed areas such as the US and Western Europe, 3D printing market value will be

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UPS Store Will Start Offering 3D Printing

3D printing is coming to stores near you! (If you live in San Diego.) UPS is integrating 3D printing services into its retail locations in the San Diego area, and will do the same in other locations, depending on this

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From the 3d Printing Book – How to 3d Print Money

This book excerpt refers to why 3d printing will catch on quickly. “….referring to the adoption of 3d printing as a business and consumer tool. It’s mobile. It goes with you. It puts power in the hands of the consumer.

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Patents Expire – 3D Printing Could Get Cheap

“Some key patents” are set to expire in 2014, meaning there will be room for competitors to try their hand at making cheaper, better-quality 3D printers. “The patents in question are for a technology called “laser sintering,” the lowest-cost 3D

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