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3D Printing Firms Formlabs and 3D Systems Settle Dispute

3D Systems originally sued Formlabs over eight patents it was granted in the 1990s. All of them covered different parts of the stereolithographic 3D printing process, which uses a laser to cure liquid plastic. Formlabs almost singlehandedly established the desktop

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3D Printing Expo Features 3D Systems – Inside the 3D Printing Conference in New York

3D Printing in New York We attended the Inside 3D Printing Expo in New York with roughly 4,000 in attendance. The event included several vendors across the 3DP value chain with 3D Systems the featured company. Stratasys was not in

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Google and 3D Printing – Is 3D Printing Being Dominated By Google Yet

3D Systems and Motorola Mobility LLC, a Google company, have entered into a multi-year development agreement to create a continuous high-speed 3D printing production platform and fulfillment system. Users will have the ability to customize their smartphone with functional and

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HP to Enter 3D Printing Market

CEO since 2011, Meg Whitman of HP (HPQ) announced the company’s plans to enter the 3D printing market in 2014. After the announcement, Stratasys’ and 3D Systems’ stock prices lowered, but quickly bounced back. It seems the market will welcome

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3D Printing Bigger Than the Internet-The CEO of 3D Systems Speaks With Financial Times

$35 Billion in machine sales in the next 5 years is the prediction. Now at $500 million in machine sales, the CEO of 3D Systems sees exponential growth.

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