Carbon raises another $260 million to advance 3DP

Carbon raises another $260 million to advance 3DP

And one more bit of 3D printing news: Carbon, a company that’s billed as a “3D printing poster child” by Venturebeat says it has raised $260 million in venture round led by Madrone Capital Partners and Baillie Gifford, with other partners Sequoia...
ExOne and Siemens partner for IoT-enabled 3DP

ExOne and Siemens partner for IoT-enabled 3DP

Siemens and ExOne, maker of sand and metal 3D printers, just announced a partnership targeted at bringing its binder jetting technology to prospects in the foundry, aerospace, automotive, energy and other markets. According to the announcement, Siemens’ MindSphere is...
Carbon raises another $260 million to advance 3DP

Hexagon adds to its additive bench

One of the things I learned at Hexagon’s HxGN LIVE conference (but haven’t had time to write about yet, sorry) is that the company is on a mission regarding 3D printing (3DP). Planning, prepping, simulating, doing. Today, Hexagon announced that it is...
Carbon raises another $260 million to advance 3DP

Quickie: DS invests in BioSerenity telehealth startup

Quickie: DS invests in BioSerenity telehealth startup Hot on the heels of its planned acquisition of Medidata, Dassault Systèmes announced that it is the lead investor in a €65 million Series B financing round for BioSerenity, a startup developing telehealth...
Carbon raises another $260 million to advance 3DP

DS + Medidata = PLMish for Life Science

Last week, Dassault Systèmes (DS) announced that it was buying the US firm Medidata for $5.7 billion. It’s a deal that has a lot of people in the automotive and aerospace industries, long DS’ sweet spot, wondering, why? First, though, DS’ why. DS...
Carbon raises another $260 million to advance 3DP

One more: PTC acquires AR agency TWNKLS

When so many conferences happen at the same time, news blizzards also happen. PTC announced today that it has acquired PTC TWNKLS, a European company that creates tailor-made augmented reality (AR) applications and offers related services. PTC says the acquisition...
Carbon raises another $260 million to advance 3DP

Siemens acquires South African distributor ESTEQ

And the news keeps rolling: Siemens Digital Industries Software (fka Siemens PLM Software) just announced that it will acquire select assets of ESTEQ, a PLMish distributor in South Africa. [Not in the deal is ESTEQ’s Test and Measurement business; it remains...
HxGN aims to help us save ourselves

HxGN aims to help us save ourselves

Back in Vegas! I’m at Hexagon’s user conference, HxGN LIVE, most of this week–so yes, not at PTC LiveWorx or Siemens Realize LIVE (so much LIVE, no?)– with a daunting schedule of meetings and sessions. I hope to learn what makes this...
Carbon raises another $260 million to advance 3DP

DS buys Medidata clinical trial software

Super quick: Dassault Systèmes announced that it is buying Medidata Solutions for $5.8 billion in cash. Medidata is publicly traded in the US and makes software used in clinical drug trials. This had been rumored for a while, with DS CEO Bernard Charlès telling...
Carbon raises another $260 million to advance 3DP

Missler becomes TOPSOLID, with new owners

Missler Software announced in April (yes, I know it’s old news, but it is important news, nonetheless) that it will now be known as TOPSOLID. It’s not as random as it sounds: the Topsolid CAM product has a great (if expensive) reputation and few knew that...