Hewlett-Packard remains the leader in the printing space, which is a high-margin business courtesy of ink supplies. However, enterprises are increasingly knowledgeable about the costs of printing and looking to farm management of these devices out to companies like HP and Xerox. Other key players: Lexmark, Eastman Kodak and Ricoh.
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The future of the burgeoning 3D printing industry looks set to be a battle of materials and data, as the industry's emerging players work to create technology with the potential to change the face of the world's manufacturing industry.
South Korea is preparing a 10-year roadmap to boost the 3D printing industry in the export-driven country. But can the government increase demand, awareness and education for a business that is starting from scratch?
Although the worlds of consumer plastic and industrial metal 3D printing are very different — as are their audiences — a pair of top engineers working in these two areas share a number of views on the future of the technology.
South Korean government is drawing up a 10-year plan to promote and develop 3D printing into a new growth market for the country, as well as better coordinate current research efforts.
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Makerbot shipments ramped in the first quarter, but Stratasys also sold key high-end systems. Expenses are going to move higher as the company invests in sales and marketing, R&D and manufacturing.
The break down of communist-sponsored heavy industry in Poland and its gradual sell off has helped turn Poland into a 3D printing hotspot.
Stratasys-owned RedEye said the two fuel tanks for the Lockheed Martin's Space Systems Company are some of the largest objects its ever printed.
The paper copier pioneer reported a five-percent drop in first-quarter profits and trimmed its adjusted earnings forecast for the year, citing slow growth in its services unit and dwindling revenue from its printing business.
The UK-based company Brightwake used Stratasys 3D printed parts to reduce prototyping costs by 96 percent for its blood-recycling machine Hemosep - reiterating the cost efficiencies 3D printing can bring to the prototype process.
Canon Marketing Japan will begin selling a broader line of 3D Systems 3D printers.
3D Systems CEO Avi Reichental says 3D printing is localizing and transforming the manufacturing industry, moving the technology into version 2.0.
The plan for Stratasys, one of the larger 3D printing players along with 3D Systems, is to combine Solid Concepts, Harvest Technologies with its RedEye digital manufacturing services business.
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