3D Systems to acquire Geomagic

3D Systems to acquire Geomagic

Happy New Year! We’re officially not back in the office until next week, but this is big news: 3D Systems is acquiring Geomagic for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition should close during the first quarter. Geomagic founder Ping Fu will join 3D Systems to...
Buy, buy, buy: DDD, Autodesk, Bentley, MSC, The Foundry

Buy, buy, buy: DDD, Autodesk, Bentley, MSC, The Foundry

I go away for a couple of days, and what happens: merger mania. We’ll dive into a one or two of these in more detail as the week goes on, but here are the high points: 3D Systems acquires a company with the coolest name ever: TIM, The Innovative Modelmakers...
3D Systems to acquire Geomagic

Quickies: 3D Systems, CENIT, FARO & Stratasys

While you’re undoubtedly thinking “beach”, earnings news continues to roll. In general, Q2 seems to have been quite strong but there is concern about the rest of the year, with some companies reporting that activity in Europe started to drop off...
3D Systems to acquire Geomagic

Quickies: DDD acquires, SAP beats

It’s earnings season, so there’s all sorts of news coming out. Two quick items to note: 3D Systems announced that has acquired Viztu Technologies, the developer of an online platform that turns pictures and videos into printable 3D objects. DDD plans to...

Quickies: DDD, Cybernet, ESI, Trimble, oh my

What a day for news! I’ve already blogged about PTC’s March quarter, tweeted a bit about Dassault Systèmes’ interesting announcements (and hope to blog about that tomorrow), but here are a couple of other important things you need to know about: 3D Systems announced...

3D Systems expands into aero, medical

The news just keeps on coming — clearly, the engineering software space is in the throws of a massive acquisition binge. Today, 3D Systems announced that it has acquired Paramount Industries, a direct manufacturing and product development solutions provider to...

DDD acquires My Robot Nation

The move to bring ever more technology into the hands of makers picked up a bit more steam yesterday, as 3D Systems Corp. (DDD) announced that it has acquired My Robot Nation, a web platform that enables users to design and manufacture their own toy robots. It’s quite...