Acquisitions, Mergers & Partnerships

In this section, we track all the latest mergers, acquisitions, SPAC deals, IPO’s and high-profile partnerships among additive manufacturing industry leaders. We report on the latest news on consolidation in the world of additive manufacturing and present an overview of relevant opportunities and key trends to look out for.

The world of additive manufacturing keeps expanding and maturing. As some of the industry’s leader complete mergers and implement some consolidation at the top, new companies are entering the market at the bottom of the pyramid, contributing to massive and exponential overall industry growth. The unique characteristic of the additive manufacturing market is that it is both consolidating and becoming increasingly fragmented at the same time.

  • 6K Energy and Our Next Energy (ONE) sign joint development agreement to develop critical battery material for the Gemini and Aries batteries.

    6K Energy, a division of 6K, a leader in the sustainable production of engineered materials for lithium-ion batteries and additive manufacturing produced from its UniMelt plasma technology, has signed a joint development agreement with Our Next Energy (ONE) to develop and produce the critical battery material that ONE will use…

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  • EPFL and CSEM form the Micromanufacturing Science & Engineering Center (M2C) center in support of Swiss industry.

    In support of Swiss industry, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) and CSEM have joined forces to create the Micromanufacturing Science & Engineering Center (M2C) – a new focal point for pure research, technology transfer, and everything in between. The M2C, which focuses on high-precision 3D microfabrication, will…

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  • BOFA to provide portable fume filtration technology to Addifab. To support Addifab's Freeform Injection Molding (FIM) process.

    Addifab has signed a contract with BOFA International for the company’s portable fume filtration technology to support its unique Freeform Injection Molding (FIM) process. Addifab has developed a unique three-step soluble mold solution that enables manufacturers to create complex injection mold tooling in a matter of hours, compared to weeks,…

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  • PrintSky, the joint venture between Sogeclair and AddUp, will focus on developing a new generation of actuation systems for Collins Aerospace

    PrintSky, a French joint venture between Sogeclair and AddUp, created in 2019, and specialized in developing and manufacturing complex metal 3D printing components, has been selected by Collins Aerospace to participate in its research program for a new generation of flight actuation. Supported by the French Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC)…

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  • Quickparts, an on-demand manufacturing services offering custom 3D printing and traditional manufacturing capabilities, and a portfolio company of Trilantic North America formed in partnership with George Votis, Avi Reichental and Ziad Abou, has acquired Xcentric Mold & Engineering (“Xcentric”), an innovator of on-demand digital manufacturing. Terms of the transaction, considered to…

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  • Henkel's Loctite resins available on Prodways' ProMaker LD machines that utilize Prodways' DLP MOVINGLight technology for ultra-precise parts

    Henkel has entered a collaboration with a new ecosystem partner, Prodways – a French manufacturer of DLP 3D printing technologies, known for their patented DLP MOVINGLight (MovingLight) technology. With this new collaboration, Prodways users can access Loctite’s high-performance 3D printing resins on the company’s ProMaker industrial platform to further enable…

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  • NGK to co-develop and provide ceramic materials for Sakuu’s 3D printed batteries - ranging from on going battery material needs..

    Sakuu, the developer of one of the world’s first 3D printed solid-state batteries, has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Japan’s NGK Spark Plugs CO., LTD., a global leader in electrochemical materials and a tier-one industrial automotive supplier. Under the MOU, NGK will co-develop and provide ceramic materials…

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  • Essentium and Braskem combine Essentium's High Speed Extrusion (HSETM) 280i HT 3D printer with Braskem's polyolefin materials.

    Essentium, Inc., a worldwide leader in industrial additive manufacturing, has partnered with Braskem, one of the largest polyolefins producers in the Americas and a market leader and pioneer producer of biopolymers on an industrial scale, to offer manufacturers a fully integrated AM machine and materials solution. Combining Essentium’s High-Speed Extrusion…

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  • Evonik joins Stratasys as material partner. Contributing its material expertise to the P3 technology-based Origin One 3D printer.

    Evonik, one of the world’s leading specialty chemicals companies, has joined Stratasys as the company’s third and newest material partner for the P3 technology-based Origin One 3D printer. Evonik is contributing its expertise in the development and manufacturing of ready-to-use photopolymer materials to enhance the P3 platform, which achieves injection…

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  • Desktop Health and Keystone form dental partnership. Making Keystone's dental 3D resins available on Desktop Health’s Einstein printer.

    Desktop Health, a healthcare business within Desktop Metal committed to developing 3D printing solutions for personalized medicine, and Keystone Industries, a dental manufacturer of biocompatible, cutting-edge, patented photopolymer resins, have partnered to make a broad range of Keystone 3D printing dental resins available on Desktop Health’s Einstein printer, beginning with…

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