Stratasys and 3D Systems show the promise of 3D printing as well as the perils of a technology that's still emerging to revamp manufacturing.
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A new HP 3D High Reusability Polypropylene (PP) enabled by BASF will bolster production parts in automotive, consumer, industrial and medical industries.
Stratasys' J826 aims to lower the cost of creating quality prototypes from designers.
Dan Pawlovich, current drummer for Panic! At The Disco, has been leveraging Stratasys Direct to tinker with new drum designs.
The plan is to standardize on HP's Jet Fusion 3D printer for its development process.
An Ultimaker survey highlights additive manufacturing momentum as Stratasys, 3D Systems, Markforged, Desktop Metal and ExOne outline systems at Formnext.
HP's bet is that industrial customers will adopt the as-a-service model for additive manufacturing.
The move highlights how important the dental market is to 3D printer makers.
Anatomic models is a hot market for 3D printer makers given that healthcare is a big industry and the ability to print human anatomy models addresses a pain point and saves money.
High-performance environments give Stratasys a lot of lessons learned for manufacturing parts and tools on the fly.