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Stratasys says Afinia 3D printer infringes on four of its patents

3D printing company Stratasys reported today that it has brought suit for patent infringement against Afinia, the company behind the Afinia H-Series 3D printer. Stratasys alleges four of its patents were infringed on, the most recent of which was issued in January 2013. The complaint cites patents related to “part porosity, liquefier structure, temperature control

Stratasys: 3-D printing has “gone mainstream” in China

3-D printing manufacturer Stratasys recently appointed one of China’s largest electronics and office supply retailers as master distributor for its entry-level “Idea Series” of 3-D printers in China. Stratasys Asia Pacific reported the news today, saying, “Stratasys 3-D printing technologies have gone mainstream and entered the office automation solution offerings in China.” The partnership is

Stratasys 3-D printing company nets $462M via public offering

3-D printer manufacturer Stratasys Ltd. today reported it has closed its previously announced public offering. The company sold more than 5 million ordinary shares at a public offering price of $93 per share for net offering proceeds of approximating $462.8 million, after underwriting discounts, commissions and other estimated offering expenses. J.P. Morgan acted as sole

3-D printing leader Stratasys announces public offering

Stratasys, the professional 3-D printing leader that acquired desktop 3-D printing standout MakerBot during the summer, announced yesterday that it intends to offer 4 million of its ordinary shares in an underwritten public offering. Based on its current stock price, that would raise more than $400 million — about the same amount the company paid

UPS Store to add 3-D printing
at select locations across U.S.

The UPS Store reported today that it will become the first nationwide retailer to test in-store 3-D printing services. Select UPS Store locations will offer 3-D printing services beginning in the San Diego area with plans to expand more broadly within the U.S. in the near future. The company said it made the move based

3-D printers ready for their close-up at 2014 CES

In the latest sign that 3-D printing is getting closer to the mainstream, organizers of the 2014 International CES reported yesterday that the technology will be highlighted in a new “3D Printing TechZone” at next year’s show. The annual Las Vegas-based consumer electronics show will feature 20 such market-specific zones. The public profile of 3-D

Stratasys, MakerBot merger shows growth of 3-D printing

In yet another sign of how quickly 3-D printing is growing, Stratasys announced yesterday that it will acquire MakerBot in a stock-for-stock transaction initially valued at $403 million — not including performance-based incentives that could increase the total to more than $600 million (based on Wednesday’s stock price). It was just last week that we

Amazon moves 3-D printers closer to the mainstream

As VentureBeat and several other sites noted this week, Amazon.com recently added a new section focused on 3-D printers and their related supplies, joining Staples as a major retailer supporting the technology. So far, 3-D printers aren’t exactly splashed across the Amazon homepage under “The Perfect Gift For Dad” heading — instead they’re tucked away