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G3Dit! With G3Ds T-1000 3D printer there is no need to imagine a world with no shipping and where the deliveries are printed inside the walls of your home. G3D is building for the global on-demand marketplace and will eliminate the need for long lead times, outsourcing, and warehousing. 3D printing is becoming the backbone of our society and is operating complex medical, industrial and everyday procedures for large corporations, with G3D we allow this to be available and accessible to anyone who has the drive for innovation and transformation.

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Mimaki introduces UV curable inkjet system Full-color 3D Printer

Mimaki introduces UV curable inkjet system Full-color 3D Printer 3DUJ-553

Mimaki introduces UV curable inkjet system Full-color 3D Printer 3DUJ-553

New product announcement of UV curable inkjet system

Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd. (Mimaki), Headquartered in Nagano Prefecture, Tomi City; President, Kazuaki IKEDA, announced today the release of [3DUJ-553], in November 2017, a 3D full-coloring printer by UV LED curable inkjet system, enabling the full color modeling of over 10 million colors.

The 3D printer market growth continues to spread globally upon commencing from North America and Europe and its application is mainly entered in manufacturing industry and then penetrating to education, construction and medical business segment. Mimaki 3D printer [3DUJ-553] has achieved the full color modeling with the capability of the worlds first (*1) over 10 million colors based on our technology of hitherto developed 2D inkjet printers of professionals use.

Our rich color expression of [3DUJ-553] is better suited to create a final product such as real object sign or building model, of which an extra coloring has been difficult after the completion of modeling. Applying UV curable ink curing by UV light irradiation, [3DUJ-553] enables 22m of minimum layer pitch for the high reproducibility of model detailing, to lead the creation of exquisite 3D product with its elaborate finishing. Furthermore, by the adaptation of water soluble support material ink, damages of very sensitive design object will not occur at the removal of support material. Toward Sign graphics market and Industrial products market that Mimaki has led as an innovator of inkjet printer technology, we will keep offering a business proposal with the very appealing 3D printer [3DUJ-553], having astonishing color expressive power and modeling technology.

– Mimaki proposal for Sign Graphics market –

Object signage by 3D printer is considerably effective to be remarked and understood easily with its presence by the combination of realistic 3 dimensional motif and 2D image. [3DUJ-553] can express by more than 10 million different full colors and as well enhance the color reproducibility with the color adjustment employing the color profiles.

– Mimaki proposal for Industrial products market –

[3DUJ-553] can satisfy professionals exacting requirement to make full color and fine modeling of strong preference into the details and final products, for example, figure, 3D map and mock-up. And the post processing like over coating and attachment of screws is also able to apply to an object after modeling.

The worlds first model of full color printing more than 10 million color tones

Remarkable expressive power for elaborate modeling by Mimakis concentrated technologies

Excellent post process performance by availability of over coating and drilling

Usability in pursuit of easy fabrication

Secured operation support to minimize losses

of full color printing more than 10 million color tones

3D printer [3DUJ-553] employing the [UV curing inkjet method], which performs modeling with UV ink (C, M, Y, K, White, Clear) printing, curing and piling layer by layer. Coloring is not by post processing but modeling while using color inks, which can produce an object of exquisite full color representation.

Modeling by a simultaneous print with color ink and support material ink of sliced data of 3D object.

Modeling by color ink (CMYK,White,Clear) can achieve 84% of the Fogra 39L color gamut and cover 90% of SWOP gamut. According to modeling by color ink with high transparency, the outside light reflects on the surface of white ink layer, which will present a good colored modeling on the background of white layer.

Color profile is employed to enhance color reproducibility.

It is the worlds first technology (*1) as an inkjet method 3D printer to apply color profile. By implementing a color simulation profile created by [MPM3] (option) to Adobe Photoshop, the color to be printed will be able to check on a PC monitor. The color of object displayed on the monitor can be approached to the object itself. It is effective to reduce the working time for color adjusting.

Besides transparency, clear ink can make a color expression of translucency by the simultaneous apply of clear ink and color ink. Clear ink gives an additional effect to show a different image when the object is lighted from its inside. The combination of clear and color ink will broaden the design range.

Without the transmission of light, the contour of object is shown clearly.

With the transmission of light, a fantastic atmosphere appears. The color ink layer over the clear ink can create the expression of color translucency.

2. Remarkable expressive power for elaborate modeling by Mimakis concentrated technologies

1) High accuracy of ink drop placement technology amassed in Mimaki 2D printing experience

Thanks to Mimaki original wave form control and high precision ink firing technology, amassed in the development of inkjet printer for professionals full of their strict requirements of high quality image, our 3D printers precise ink droplet placement has achieved as completely aimed. This high accuracy can generate an elaborate modeling focused on detailed finishing.

Variable dot function contains sorting to fire 3 dot sizes and selects always the optimal size for modeling. This specified function enables modeling of beautiful gradation of less granularity and extremely high accurate full color.

Acrylic resin is compounded in the ink to obtain the equivalent hardness of ABS resin, therefore over coating, drilling and attachment of screws are available.

They will give superior weather resistance and sufficient strength to maintain signs fitting with a created object, besides the brilliance of finish being adaptable to use as a final product due to the over coating.

Over coating can make a smoother surface and upgrade the weather resistance.

It has the strength to bear 5 kg drawing force under tight screwing.

The water soluble substance is applied for the support material utilized together for modeling. Therefore it will be washed away by soaking in water instead of scratching off.

It is convenient to be able to remove the support material of delicate designed object without damage.

The removing time of support material depends on size and modeling configuration.

A space will be formed between the dragon and the ball after washing away the support material there. It will give a design option to rotate the dragon holding ball.

[3DUJ-553] applies UV ink curing by irradiation of UV (Ultra Violet). The UV LED of curing source hardly exerts thermal influence to object and start time for lighting-up is not necessary. Long life and power saving can reduce the running cost.

The worlds first equipment (*1) with the ink circulation print head as the 3D inkjet printer. Stable ink firing by the equipment of [Ink Circulation Print Head] for circulating of ink to prevent the ink pigment sedimentation. And this ink circulation system can remove air bubbles causing the nozzle clogging to keep optimizing the best condition of ink jetting.

[NCU] as the worlds first equipment (*1) to [3DUJ-553] examines automatically the nozzle status by infrared sensor. When it detects a nozzle clogging, [NCU] performs the auto-clean to eliminate it. Detection frequency can be set per modeling data or by time. It forestalls a modeling loss after occurring a nozzle clogging.

Monitoring camera is loaded for remote check of modeling status. It allows to reduce modeling losses by a constant monitoring.

*1 Survey as of August, 2017 by Mimaki Engineering

*2 Only a monitor with calibration executed by MPM3 is available to have a color adjustment.

More than 10 million different colors

On-demand piezoelectric print head (8 head inline)

Modeling ink: MH-100 (C, M, Y, K, White, Clear)

(WDH) size object.High speed mode: 14.4 hours 600x300x600dpi (42 m)

Standard mode:17.0 hours 600x300x800dpi (32 m)

CE Marking (EMC, Low Voltage Directive) / CB Report /

* Specifications, designs and dimensions stated in this list may be subject to change without notice due to technical improvement etc.

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Norge Systems

This festive season iswitnessing a boom in the corporate gift industry. Items of utility at affordable prices are high in demand. Additionally, a combination of utility items and aesthetic gifts is doing the rounds to enhance business relationships between clients and employees. The most important factor here is the budget. More people are looking at gifts that would not burn a hole in their pockets yet come across as unique and innovative.

What are the recent market trends saying?

Recent market trends are witnessing an upward curve in the last few years and insiders in the industry have estimated a market value of $2.5 billion for corporate gifts. Pioneers in corporate gifting solutions point out that consumers are looking for exclusive items at affordable prices. Companies want their corporate gifts to be unique and high in quality. Research shows that there has been a 200% rise in demand over the last couple of years. Regarding the types of gifts, it has been seen that there is a demand for a mix of traditional and modern ideas. More premium quality gifts are being demanded by consumers.

What are the types of gifts that are in demand?

• For senior level gifting, a few products like good travel gear, leather accessories and other hand-made writing instruments are highly popular. People in the senior levels are always on the go and such gifts are very useful for them. These have a price range of Rs. 200- Rs. 15,000, depending upon brands and quality.

• There has been a conscious moving away from traditional items like diaries, electrical appliances that used to be very popular with corporate gifting industry, just a few years ago. More companies are now focusing on picking up individual gifts that look and feel more innovative.

• There has been an upsurge in items like silver trays, candle stands, aromatic candles, chocolate boxes, dry fruit bowls and boxes, deities gift sets and sweetmeats.

• A range of high quality utility items are also in demand. They include silver plated idols of deities, crystal gift sets, wood and silver plated tissue boxes, silver plated tea/coffee sets and idols of Gods and Goddesses.

• Deity sets are always a popular corporate gift idea around festivals. Limited editions of silver and gold plated deity sets are manufactured for special occasions. Marble, sterling silver and porcelain are also popular choices.

• This is the age of customization of gifts. There is a rise in high-end gifting options like wine-bottles, different kinds of chocolates in an assortment of flavours. These might seem very expensive but can be bought at affordable prices from wholesalers.

Wide range of gifting options, popularity of the corporate gifting concept and affordable pricing has led to a boom in the corporate gifting industry. This trend is no longer restricted to companys partners and associates. It has become a popular way of strengthening the bond between employers and employees. The motivational aspect has further boosted this industry. Marketing heads feel that this trend is here to stay.

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High quality laser printing for everyone

Laser sintering technology brings you the highest 3D print quality, and now with Norges Ice9 and Ice1, you dont have to pay hounded thousands dollars or euros or pounds to bring it to your design studio.

From nylon to glass reinforced plastic!

SLS printing technology allows us to build consistent, production ready objects. With Norge printers, no more tiny and fragile prints, but big and bold stuff, made of nylon, rubber, carbon-fibre or glass filled polyamide!

Its also as an engraver (and cutter)!

Yes, you read it right. With our printers you can choose the Engrave/Cut mode, and start to play, drawing figures on wood, leather, plastic or even the aluminium case of your iPhone!

Ease of use, high-end printing quality, sleek design.

Selective Laser Sintering is one of the most sophisticated 3D printing technology. It allows the end user to print durable, fully functional prototypes both with plastic materials and metal, like steel, titanium or alumide.

SLS printers are expensive, very expensive and this is why only big companies can take advantage of this technology.

Until today! With Ice9 and Ice1 we want to make a change, and bring this technology to you!

Works with polyamide or nylon powder

Multifunction display for quick operations

Sleek design, solid rock build, UK assembled

But also creative or fashion or toy design!

If youre a designer, and want to bring your creations to life, to durable life, we are sure our printers will satisfy your needs.

Rendering are great, but the charm of a good old

plastic or relief model is often unbeatable. With our printers, your customers will be happy to have their new house or building literally in their own hands.

Taking care of our past, using SLS 3D printing.

Reconstructing old bones, replicating pieces of an ancient armor, re-creating lost parts of antique statues and everything that may cross your mind.

Ideal for small series manufacturing

Small series production is a typical robotics and aerospace case. SLS prints are size perfect and ready to use, and a cheap alternative to expensive molds.

Turn Your Standard FDMFFF 3D Printer into a Multicolor Multi-Material Marvel with the Prometheus System on Kickstarter September 6th

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Turn Your Standard FDM/FFF 3D Printer into a Multicolor, Multi-Material Marvel with the Prometheus System, on Kickstarter September 6th

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Multicolor and multi-material 3D printers are becoming more common, but theyre still in the realm of fantasy for many makers. If youre saving up to replace your current printer with a fancy multi-material model, you may want to hold on, though. What if there were a way to transform your ordinary old 3D printer into a multi-material machine capable of printing in two colors and/or materials in one print job, with one hot end? No need to run out and buy a new machine a device invented by Canadian 3D printing companyDisTech Automationcan give your current printer brand new capabilities.

The Prometheus System, which will be hittingKickstarteron September 6, is a novel extrusion system that plugs directly into the motherboards of any low-cost FFF/FDM 3D printers and turns them into, according to DisTech, commercial-grade multi-material machines. Compatible with both Marlin and Repetier firmware, the Prometheus System usesCurato generate G-code that automatically controls filament switching and purging for multicolor and multi-material prints.

DiSTech has just released a teaser video this morning, ahead of next weeks Kickstarter launch:

Single color and single material 3D printing has always been the standard for low-cost printers, says Eric Sammut, CEO of DisTech Automation. The Prometheus System will expand the capabilities of these 3D printers and enable them to produce vibrant multi-color objects, print with support material, and create unique multi-material prints.

DisTech released the successful, customizable all-metal Prometheus Hot End in 2014, following up a year later with the upgraded Prometheus V2, which is the central component of the new Prometheus System. In addition to the V2 hot end, the system includes the ProStruder, an extruder with five times as much torque as conventional extruders thanks to a powerful geared stepper motor, and the ProFeeder, which takes two filament inputs from the extruders and channels them into a single output that feeds into the hot end allowing the printer to switch easily between filaments and to print different filaments from a single nozzle.

The Prometheus System, according to DisTech, isnt just any dual-extruder printer, though. The single nozzle avoids common dual-nozzle issues such as calibration problems and dripping, and eliminates the risk of color contamination by feeding one filament at a time into the single hot end.

The Prometheus System solves all of the issues associated with conventional methods of dual extrusion, continues Sammut. We believe that this new product will set a new standard for desktop 3D printing.

The Kickstarter campaign is aiming to raise $10,000 CAD. Supporter rewards start at $19 CAD/$15 USD, which will get you a cool two-color 3D printed keychain, while an early bird pledge of $189 CAD/$147 USD (non-early bird amount is $219 CAD/$170 USD) offers an upgrade for the current Prometheus V2 Hot End. You can get the full Prometheus System for an early bird pledge of $259 CAD/$201 USD, or a regular pledge of $299 CAD/$232 USD. For $2,449 CAD/$1,937 USD, you can get a full 3D Factory comprised of 10 Prometheus System kits, and for $2,999 CAD/$2,325 USD, youll be able to tour the DisTech Automation development lab in Kingston, Ontario. The company will even buy you dinner, and youll receive the very first fully assembled Prometheus System.

The Prometheus System will be open source, and rewards are estimated to begin shipping in October. All rewards, with the exception of the highest level, will be shipped in unassembled kit form. Again, the expected launch date for the campaign will be September 6; you can sign up on DisTech Automationswebsiteto be notified as soon as it goes live. Discuss further over in thePrometheus System Adds Capabilities to 3D Printingforum at .

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3D Printed Electronics manufacturing systems

3D Printed Electronics manufacturing systems

The PJ 15X is an economic Rapid Prototyping system combining piezo-actuated printing technology with 5-axis motion control enabling complex 3D printing. It is suited for a wide range of R&D, Prototyping and Product Development operations.

The core platform uses standardised high performance control system offering a clear path to high volume manufacturing.

The PJ15X supports a wide variety of functional materials. Conductive nano-particle inks, micron scale inks, adhesive/dielectrics and biological reagents that can be accurately deposited onto complex shaped non-planar substrates

The AJ 45X is a compact, high throughput, mass production system for 3D Printed Electronics. With 4 Aerosol Jet® print heads and 5 axes of simultaneous motion, rapid parallel processing of multiple parts is achieved. Designed specifically for 24/7 operation the 45X is robustly constructed for minimal maintenance operation. Linear motor and encoder technology guarantee maximum printing accuracies (+/- 5m) even at high-dynamic feed rates. High speed ( 1ms) motion control and simultaneous calculation for axis positioning enables rapid and consistent print speeds enabling optimised print cycle times. Look Ahead path control with jerk compensation ensures harmonious movement and sinusoidal accelerations that guarantee printing accuracy.

Light Beam Sintering (LBS) is a non-contact, photonic sintering technique that is applied to printed electronic circuits on low temperature substrates such as Polycarbonate (PC). Each sintering head consists of a specially selected light source with integrated air-cooled reflector and lens system. The projected light beam (tuned to the absorption wavelength of the printed media) is focussed on the printed trace where local heating and sintering takes place. The heat distribution is precise enough to sinter the printed structure whilst leaving the peripheral area of the substrate unaffected.

The LBS 45X E is a low cost, high throughput system for rapidly processing 3D Printed Electronic structures. With up to 4 LBS heads and 5 axes of simultaneous motion, parallel processing of multiple components is achieved. LBS technology can also be integrated in the AJ15X RP systems.

Zortrax Inventure

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Together with Zortrax Inventure, we have launched anoriginal

system of printing two materials at once, with two, separate

nozzles.The materials change automatically

between Z-PETG or Z-PLA and Z-SUPPORT.

Zortrax Inventure is equipped with aquick and easy-to-use

Dissolvable Support System.DSS is a fluid-flow station that dissolves

the support. You can leave your print in a water for a few hours and find it without any remains. This process is completely hands-free and also time-saving.

Printing intricate objects and moving mechanisms

with tight tolerance has never been easier.

No matter whether the moveable part is

being placed inside or outside the model.

change of materials only ensures it.

While creating our new 3D printer, we have used the

newest technology called Layer Plastic Deposition Plus. LPD Plus,

combined with the Dissolvable Support

System brings the most advanced technological

solutions to a broader audience. Smartly

workspace dimensions135 x 135 x 130 mm

printable pointin XY axis: 400 microns,in Z axis: 90-200 microns

Build your idea big. Thanks to 3D printing, you can make your architectural models fast, in high quality, and with attention to the finest details.

Each masterplan needs the basis to develop and to work on to obtain is final shape. Thats why the team of designers Barozzi/Veiga decided to follow the advice of one of the Zor…

Jewelry design is a world of many possibilities. Indeed, weve noticed that the whole fashion industry is more and more explored by the users of 3D printing technology. Although we …

Accelerate the automotive design process and test your idea more thoroughly. Speed up the design first, then add the tempo to your business.

As many of you know Tesla is currently gaining its momentum by not only being a prosperous and innovative company but also a spokesman for smart environmental- friendly solutions. A…

Skarabeusz Mars rover, Ares 2 and the underwater robot Polish students are at the forefront of science. Welcome to advanced, internationally known projects performed by stu…

Make your concept worth paying attention because of the idea behind it, not the prototyping process. With 3D printing, you can significantly shorten and improve the creating process in-house.

THE BACKGROUND: We believe that Bosch, the name of one of the leading tech giants in the industry is familiar to most of you. Apart from its long presence on the global markets, it …

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Life-saving solutions can be made in-house.Start from prototyping solid, high quality and accurate models that fit the needs of individuals. Make your contribution to the todays medicine.

There have been plenty of publications covering the topic of 3D printing in medicine. Its surely the factor that can streamline the progress and implementation of the newest techno…

Heart is one of the most important and complex organs in every human organism, responsible for performing life activities. Unfortunately, the number of hearts available for transpla…

Tomorrows change starts today. Apply 3D printing to robotics and create functional prototypes and movable constructions that reflect the properties of modern industrial tools.

Those of you who visit our blog quite regularly already know that weve made a habit of introducing you to a whole new world of possibilities when it comes to 3D printing technology…

Is robotics for you? Or maybe you have always considered it as a kind of a rocket science limited only to engineers and mechatronics or electronics graduates? If so, take a closer…

Add the sparkle of modern to the learning process. 3D printers can help students in better understanding the abstract models and let them grow their own interest in the new technologies.

If youve read our coverage on the AM Europe 2016 and seen our latest BIG THING, you will probably know, that recently we have been so much into expanding, enlarging and making thin…

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If you demand from your products, you should start adapting 3D printing solutions in your company. 3D printing lets you meet the exact requirements of the needs of individuals.

Its not like us to make or keep up stereotypes but this time we feel quite obliged to start with a little stereotype-based warning. Gentlemen, youre about to wander into a possibl…

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Implementation of the DSS solution and Z-SUPPORT in fact reduces the users

Z-SUPPORT combined with Z-PETG or Z-PLA allows you print moving

Together with your Zortrax Inventure, you

will get a system of products that not

only include the key to Z-SUITE and Starter Kit.

The set also includesa cartridge with

Z-SUPPORT, DSS Station and 4 build plates.

systemsMac OS X / Windows 7 and newer versionselectricalAC input110 V ~ 4A 50/60 Hz

240 V ~ 1.7A 50/60 HzMaximum power consumption24 V DC @ 7 AtemperatureHeated chamberYesAmbient operating temperature15-30C (59-86F)Storage temperature0-35C (32-95F)DSS stationTemperatureMaximum working temperature75C [167F]ElectricalAC Input110 V ~ 9A 50/60 Hz

240 V ~ 4.2A 50/60 HzMaximum power consumption1000W3D printerBuild volume135 x 135 x 130 mm

Dissolvable printed with Z-SUPPORT material

Chip with information about material

Printing with the model and the support material

Inventure dedicated materials in cartridges

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Desktop Metal System Printer

This is the Desktop Metal System Printer. Combined with a furnace and a debinder it forms the Desktop Metal Studio System.

Office-friendly metal 3D printing

Possibile to use closed-cell infill for lightweight strength parts

Cloud-based printer management software

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BASF, LSS, and Farsoon join forces in developing solutions for 3D-parts printed by selective laser sintering

New material featuring high strength and heat stability

Ludwigshafen and Frankfurt, Germany BASF, the worlds leading chemical company, Farsoon Hi-tech, a manufacturer of selective laser sintering and melting, and Laser-Sinter-Service (LSS), a supplier of support and field service for additive manufacturing (AM) equipment are cooperating to develop integral solutions for materials, printers, technology and service for 3D printing that can be tailored to meet individual customer needs. The partners are highlighting their collaboration on laser sintering equipment, materials, technology and services at LSSs booth E81, hall 3.1, at formnext trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany, November, 17-20, 2015.

The production of individually shaped plastic parts by additive manufacturing using a 3D printing method is gaining increasing prominence in industry. Laser sintering is one method used in the field of additive manufacturing. Following a three-dimensional blueprint, a laser draws the shape of an object in a powder, e.g. polyamide. The material powder hit by the laser beam melts and forms the desired 3D object layer by layer.

Many complex plastic parts are to date produced by an injection molding process. However, 3D techniques offer decisive advantages: they generate lower costs in small series production and are more time-efficient because no casting mold is needed. Consequently, parts manufacturers are able to address customer wishes much faster and more individually.

The materials currently offered on the market do not, however, satisfy the high requirements for industrial applications for functional components as regards stability in long-term use or mechanical and chemical stress. This applies especially for shape and weight optimized components in the aeronautical, automotive and consumers goods sectors.

We offer an open platform where customers are free to use materials of any manufacturer, explains Guido Elbrecht, Managing Director at LSS. Furthermore our collaboration with BASF and Farsoon is open for potential customers to jointly develop solutions for functional applications where materials, equipment and processing are aligned. LSS supports its customers with consulting, engineering and services for additive manufacturing solutions. With its expertise LSS ensures the successful implementation and production of customer applications using BASFs new PA6 materials on Farsoons 3D printers.

In this cooperation, BASF has developed a polyamide-6 powder for laser sintering processes which can be jointly adapted with partners and customers for specific applications. Objects made of this innovative material are distinguished by higher strength and heat stability than objects made of the previously used polyamide-12. We want to offer our customers materials more suitable for series production, for example of functional components. This is achieved by their processing properties and in combination with the machine of Farsoon, explains Dr. Dirk Simon, Business Director Innovation Business Unit 3D-Printing. Our material is also distinguished by good recyclability.

Farsoon has worked closely with BASF and LSS to develop a system that can offer new process and material solutions to the customer, states Dr. Xu Xiaoshu, Chairman of Farsoon. Our experience in developing laser sintering systems as well as material processing combined with BASFs experience in material development has allowed for the creation of a highly robust machine suitable for a wide range of applications and materials.

At BASF, we create chemistry and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the worlds leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of over 74 billion in 2014 and around 113,000 employees as of the end of the year. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN). Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at

About Laser-Sinter-Service GmbH (LSS)

LSS has been operating for more than a decade as an independent, pan-European support and service provider in the field of Selective Laser Sintering and Stereolithography. Besides our support activities LSS delivers state of the art upgrades as well as customized solutions; distributes Selective Laser Sintering & Stereolithography materials and provides application support for any material. Furthermore we are supporting with our partners Farsoon and Prodways an open platform strategy for industrial 3D printers in the fields of SLS and MOVINGLight® technology. A strong network of material suppliers enables LSS to deliver or develop solutions which meet or exceed customer application requirements. Our success is based on a highly motivated and flexibly acting team combined with solid technical experience in additive prototyping and manufacturing equipment. Further information is available on the internet at

About Hunan Farsoon High-tech Co.,Ltd

Hunan Farsoon High-tech Co.,Ltd is a total solution supplier of Selective Laser Sintering and Melting that was founded in 2009 by Dr. Xu Xiaoshu. Dr. Xu is regarded as one of the leading experts in laser sintering technology and has more than 15 years experience developing the technology in the US and abroad. He was the manager of advanced processing at DTM, one of the pioneers of laser sintering technology, where he was responsible for critical control systems that are used in many selective laser sintering machines today. Farsoon specializes in innovation and invests heavily in the R&D and manufacture of Selective Laser Sintering equipment and materials, rapid prototyping processing services, and SLS technical service support. In 2010 Farsoon successfully developed Chinas first high-end Selective Laser Sintering machine. At the same time, Farsoon has developed its own line of nylon materials becoming the worlds sole manufacturer of both Selective Laser Sintering equipment and materials. Further information is available on the Internet at

Big 3D Printing Firm Plans Major Retreat

Big 3D Printing Firm Plans Major Retreat

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Big 3D Printing Firm Plans Major Retreat

3D Systems will stop selling its desktop 3D printer, the Cube, effectively exiting the consumer 3D printing market.

Printing company 3D Systemsplans to discontinueits desktop 3D printer, effectively exiting the consumer 3D printing market just three years.

The companys sharesfell 9% after the announcement on Monday, and another 4% to below $10 a share by Tuesday afternoon.

3D Systems decision to stop producing the printer, known as the Cube, reflects managements plans to focus its resources and strategic initiatives on near-term opportunities and profitability,the company said in a statement.During its November earnings call, the South Carolina-based company hinted at big changes when chief financial officer David Styka said, We are taking decisive steps to further reduce our cost structure and better prioritize our resources around near-term opportunities.

In other words, 3D Systems is cutting the fat after a difficult year. The company has weathered thedeparture of longtime CEO Avi Reichental, an$11 million loss in arbitrationdeclining revenue, and, most recently,planned layoffsat one of the companys satellite offices in Massachusetts.

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By discontinuing sales of the Cube and shifting away from the consumer market, 3D Systemsit expects to increase profitability. In the third quarter, it lost$32.2 million.

The retrenchment by 3D Systems comes amid abroader realizationthat consumer 3D printingdesktop 3D printers that people buy for home useis not a lucrative market.The technology is still too complicatedfor mainstream adoption, if it ever happens at all.

Following 3D Systems announcement, rival 3D-printing company Stratasys alsosaw its stock price fall by 6%to below $25 a share. Stratasysentered the consumer 3D printing market in 2013 by acquiring Brooklyn-based MakerBot. Since then, MakerBot has struggled. Revenues declined sharply in 2015, and the company has gone throughtwo rounds of layoffs.

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Research firmGartner has concludedthat widespread consumer adoption of 3D printing is still five years away. That predication is reflected in the makeup of worldwide sales of 3D printers and related technology. Sales for industrial-scale 3D printers reached $1.12 billion globally in 2014, while the desktop market lagged behind at only $173.3 million,according to consulting firm Wohlers Associates.

In connection with our ongoing review of our business and industry, we believe that the most meaningful opportunities today are in professional and industrial settings, from the product design shop to the operating room to the factory floor, Andy Johnson, 3D Systems interim CEO,said in a statement.

The company plans to sell off its remaining inventory of Cube printers, which originally cost $999. A related consumer-facing website, , will be shut down by the end of January.

But 3D Systems plans to continue to sell its CubePro desktop 3D printer, whichis aimedat engineers, educators, and other professionals.

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