4 on a Wednesday: AspenTech mulls partial sale; Siemens, 3D Systems, and Procore acquire (not each other)

Stratasys announces a 10% workforce reduction

Stratasys announces a 10% workforce reduction I just put up the post about no PLMish layoffs — and Stratasys puts out a press release that says that it will cut its global workforce by about 10%, mostly before the end of June and all by the end of the summer....
Quickie: Siemens gets into material science with MultiMech

Quickie: Siemens gets into material science with MultiMech

CAE Goodness: Two acquisitions in one week. They have been busy! Siemens just announced that it will acquire MultiMechanics, Inc., maker of the MultiMech suite of material analysis tools. MultiMech uses finite element methods to do microstructural analysis,...
Quickie: Siemens gets into material science with MultiMech

Quickie: Siemens adds Atlas 3D to 3D printing bench

Blog Siemens announced yesterday that it will acquire Atlas 3D, Inc. before then end of November. Atlas 3D makes Sunata, software that helps designers optimize print orientation and support structures for direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) printers via sophisticated...
Hexagon’s race to the Smart Factory

Hexagon’s race to the Smart Factory

What if you could reimagine your product design and manufacturing processes? Start from scratch, rather than have to deal with legacy thinking, work processes and tools? Come up with new ways of working in all areas of your business? That’s what Hexagon wants us all...
Quickie: Siemens gets into material science with MultiMech

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...
Quickie: Siemens gets into material science with MultiMech

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...