A new update to the Worldwide Semiannual 3D Printing Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC) shows global spending on 3D printing (including hardware, materials, software, and services) will be nearly USD 12.0B in 2018, an increase of 19.9% over 2017.
Evonik has acquired Structured Polymers Inc., a US-based technology startup for 3D printing materials headquartered in Austin, Texas. A corresponding agreement and plan of merger were executed and the transaction has been closed recently.
Prodways – a Groupe Gorgé subsidiary has recently declared its partnership with Cerhum, the expert in ceramic applications, to broaden its offer of high-performance materials for its MOVINGLight® technology. By targeting ceramic materials and printing processes, this partnership endeavors to offer comprehensive solutions for ceramic additive manufacturing with the aim to develop new biomedical applications.