HP says Xerox has "visible and substantial declines" that would mean any combination would be hamstrung. HP in a letter to Xerox said that the latter party has too many issues to merge.
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If HP acquired a 3D printing rival like Stratasys it could speed up its business by a year or two. An HP exec floated the partner or buy concept last week.
3D printing giant Stratasys cut its third quarter outlook, pulled guidance for 2015 and said the market is transitioning to slower growth. Blame extra capacity, Asia and perhaps a pause before HP's 2016 debut.
A startup cooks up a new 3D printing method that's akin to the effects in Terminator 2. Toss in existing 3D printing players and HP's second half of 2016 launch into the market looks riskier.
Stratasys' sees strong demand for the rest of the year as additive manufacturing takes hold. Meanwhile, the company's MakerBot unit continues to roll.
HP could roll out its 3D printing lineup tomorrow and there's a good argument that the company is too late. Perhaps Stratasys or 3D Systems is the next HP?