Welcome to 2024! Deal fever continues …

Welcome to 2024! Deal fever continues …

Welcome to 2024! Deal fever continues … I hope you were able to catch a little downtime over the year-end and that your 2024 is off to a great start. We had three winter storms in a week, lost power, shoveled a lot of snow — and are looking at more of the same...
Update: Stratasys + Desktop Metal = not happening

Update: Stratasys + Desktop Metal = not happening

Update: Stratasys + Desktop Metal = not happening Stratasys held its shareholder meeting today, and, as predicted, management couldn’t muster the votes to approve the combination with Desktop Metal. As a result, Dov Ofer, Chairman of Stratasys’ Board of Directors,...
Update: Stratasys + Desktop Metal = not happening

A quick update on the Additive Ball

A quick update on the Additive Ball Remember how last month there was a will they/won’t they dance going on in the world of additive manufacturing? Well, the dance continues, with news on several fronts. To recap: Desktop Metal and Stratasys had planned a merger, then...
Partnering up at the Additive Ball

Partnering up at the Additive Ball

Partnering up at the Additive Ball Have you kept up with the Stratasys + Desktop Metal + 3D Systems + Nano Dimension saga? It’s been a captivating will they/won’t they that the striking Hollywood writers might want to turn into a movie when they’re back in the office...
Update: Stratasys + Desktop Metal = not happening

Nano Dimension offers to buy rest of Stratasys

Nano Dimension offers to buy rest of Stratasys Nano Dimension just announced that it wants to buy the 85% or so of Stratasys shares it doesn’t already own for about $1.1 billion. You might remember that Nano Dimension disclosed a 12% stake in Stratasys last...
Stratasys announces a 10% workforce reduction

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....
Update: Stratasys + Desktop Metal = not happening

Yay! Stratasys sees slow return to growth in 2016

There’s hope in the world of 3D printers! Stratasys announced earnings just now and provided guidance for 2016 that looks pretty good. Not awesome, mind you, but: Total revenue for Q4 was $173 million, down 20% from a year ago Citing weak demand from industrial...