3d printing information industry

closed 4/10/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Cubify.com, acquired My Robot Nation

synopsis: 3D Systems Corporation announced that it has acquired My Robot Nation, a leading consumer technology platform that provides intuitive, game-like content creation for 3D printing. The company expects to integrate the MRN platform and experience into Cubify.com, enhancing Cubify with hundreds of new fun and easy 3D creation and printing applications.
buyer parent: 3D Systems Corporation
buyer: Cubify.com
Cubify.com combines coloring book simplicity with cloud gaming fun to deliver a fun create and make experience in 3D. Cubify turns any mobile device, PC or tablet into a powerful mobile digital canvas to unleash creativity and bring ideas to life in 3D. "
target: My Robot Nation
My Robot Nation delivers engaging play spaces and intuitive user interfaces to create something completely new – the ability to visualize something on the Web and then hold it in the hands. The 3D creative process is visually stunning, and opportunities for unique expression are virtually limitless.
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closed 10/18/2017 via BusinessWire

Hawk Ridge Systems, L.L.C., acquired Symmetry Solutions

synopsis: Hawk Ridge Systems, a leading provider of 3D design and manufacturing solutions, has announced that it has acquired Symmetry Solutions. Symmetry Solutions is the leading provider of 3D engineering design software and 3D printing solutions in the Midwest, including DS Solidworks and 3D printers from HP and Markforged.
buyer: Hawk Ridge Systems, L.L.C.
Hawk Ridge Systems is a leading provider of 3D design and manufacturing solutions, including DS Solidworks, CAMWorks, and 3D Printers from HP and Markforged. Recognized as a global leader by DS Solidworks, Hawk Ridge Systems has been awarded the #1 Worldwide Solidworks Reseller title repeatedly. "
target: Symmetry Solutions
Symmetry Solutions is the leading provider of 3D engineering design software and 3D printing solutions in the Midwest, including DS Solidworks and 3D printers from HP and Markforged. From concept to production, their team of experts work with clients to offer the best tools and support available.
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closed 9/26/2017 via PR Newswire

HoloTech Switzerland AG, acquired Zebra Imaging, Inc.

synopsis: Zebra Imaging Inc, the world leader in 3D Holographic Printing, announced that it finalized the sale of the firm's 3D Holographic Imagers and print business to HoloTech Switzerland Ag, the leading large format holographic print company in the world.
buyer: HoloTech Switzerland AG
With Locations in Switzerland and Hungary, HoloTech Switzerland AG has become the leading large format holographic print company in the world. "
target: Zebra Imaging, Inc.
Zebra Imaging develops 3D digital holographic images, hologram imagers and interactive 3D displays for government and commercial uses. They are based in Austin, TX.
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closed 8/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

iGo3D, acquired GetReady4 3D

synopsis: iGo3D, a leading European reseller and distributor of desktop 3D printing equipment, announced that it has acquired GetReady4 3D, the brand and project with the goal to contribute to 3D printing literacy. GetReady4 3D services include workshops, e-learning courses, and services to companies and public entities.
buyer: iGo3D
Go3D GmbH distributes and supplies desktop 3D printing equipment. It provides 3D printers, 3D scanners, filaments, and accessories. The company also offers 3D printer software that enables clients to repair or create their own 3D model. It also sells products online. "
target: GetReady4 3D
GetReady4 3D intends to ensure that individuals and companies have a basic understanding of what 3D printing is, so that the ecosystem can evolve. Their services include workshops, e-learning courses, and services to companies and public entities.
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closed 1/3/2014 via GlobeNewswire

3D Systems Corporation, acquired Gentle Giant Studios

synopsis: 3D Systems announced the acquisition of Gentle Giant Studios, the leading provider of 3D modeling for the entertainment and toy industry. For over two decades, Gentle Giant Studios has led the development of state-of-the-art content using 3D scanning and modeling to develop and manufacture licensed 3D printed characters, toys and collectibles.
buyer: 3D Systems Corporation (DDD:$666.16)
3D Systems is a leading global provider of 3D content-to-print solutions including 3D printers, print materials and on-demand custom parts services for professionals and consumers alike. It also provides CAD modeling, reverse engineering and inspection software tools and consumer 3D printers. "
target: Gentle Giant Studios
Gentle Giant is a leading provider of 3D printing centric design-to-manufacture solutions including 3D printers, print materials and cloud sourced on-demand custom parts for professionals and consumers alike in materials including plastics, metals, ceramics and edibles.
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closed 11/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

3D Hubs, acquired Printivate

synopsis: Consolidation in the 3D printing industry continues, with news that 3D Hubs have acquired Romainian 3D model optimisation service Printivate. Printivate is a software service that helps people and organizations that use 3D printing save time and money.
buyer: 3D Hubs
3D Hubs is world’s largest online marketplace for 3D printing services. With service providers connected in over 160 countries 3D Hubs makes it easy for product designers and engineers to find the right 3D print solution for prototyping and small production runs. "
target: Printivate
Printivate is a Romainian 3D model optimisation service. Printivate is a software service that helps people and organizations that use 3D printing save time and money.
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closed 9/10/2015 via PR Newswire

Mecklermedia Corporation, acquired 3DPrint.com

synopsis: MecklerMedia Corporation announced that it has purchased 3DPrint.com is a news organization dedicated to bringing readers up to date on all the latest news from the 3D Printing Industry.
buyer: Mecklermedia Corporation (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
Mecklermedia is an international trade show company concentrating in the fields of Bitcoin, cryptocurrency and 3D Printing, which currently encompasses over 22 trade shows in 11 countries. "
target: 3DPrint.com
3DPrint.com is a news organization dedicated to bringing readers up to date on all the latest news from the 3D Printing Industry. They pride themselves on finding interesting and unique news stories through investigative reporting, and extensive interviews.
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announced 5/28/2013 via BNC Analysis

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire Tinkercad Oy

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has agreed to acquire Tinkercad, an easy-to-use browser-based 3D design tool. Tinkercad Oy provides solutions to create designs for 3D printers.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Tinkercad Oy
Tinkercad Oy provides solutions to create designs for 3D printers. Tinkercad is an easy-to-use browser-based 3D design tool.
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announced 9/24/2015 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire netfabb

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire netfabb from FIT AG. netfabb is a Lupburg, Germany-based developer of software solutions for industrial additive design and manufacturing. More than 80,000 designers, manufacturers, artists, researchers and developers worldwide use netfabb solutions as part of their 3D printing process.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. "
target parent: FIT AG
target: netfabb
netfabb provides innovative software solutions that reduce production costs and increases efficiency in 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing. netfabb software bridges the gap between content and machines and is available for Windows, MacOS and Linux.
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closed 6/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

MSC.Software Corporation, acquired AMendate GmbH

synopsis: AMendate, a German provider of fully automated topology optimization software for additive manufacturing, has been acquired by Hexagon AB, a Sweden-based global technology company. Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division revealed that AMendate will be joining the MSC Software arm of Hexagon.
buyer parent: Hexagon AB
buyer: MSC.Software Corporation
MSC Software develops simulation software technology that enables engineers to validate and optimize their designs using virtual prototypes. Customers in almost every part of manufacturing use MSC Software products to complement the physical prototype “build and test” process. "
target: AMendate GmbH
AMendate is a German provider of fully automated topology optimization software for additive manufacturing. AMendate is designed to help users save material and weight in their 3D prints while enabling efficient, cost-effective production of complex components using unique algorithms.
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closed 11/16/2017 via BusinessWire

GE Additive, acquired GeonX

synopsis: GE Additive announced that it has acquired GeonX, a high-tech company specializing in virtual manufacturing. GeonX develops and provides its customers best in class scientific and industrial software for the simulation of welding, heat treatment, machining and Additive Manufacturing.
buyer parent: General Electric Company
buyer: GE Additive
GE Additive is part of GE - the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. "
target: GeonX
GeonX is a high-tech company specializing in virtual manufacturing. GeonX develops and provides its customers best in class scientific and industrial software for the simulation of welding, heat treatment, machining and Additive Manufacturing.
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closed 3/12/2015 via Company Press Release

Materialise Dental N.V., acquired CENAT bvba

synopsis: Materialise NV, a leading provider of Additive Manufacturing software and of sophisticated 3D printing solutions in the medical and industrial markets, announced the acquisition of Belgian-based CENAT, a developer of embedded computing software and solutions for additive manufacturing control systems.
buyer: Materialise Dental N.V. (GS:MTLS:$86.16)
Materialise Dental offers planning and simulation software tools under the SimPlant brand. These tools enable implantologists and oral surgeons to scientifically plan dental implant surgery on an interactive basis. "
target: CENAT bvba
CENAT is a developer of embedded computing software and solutions for additive manufacturing control systems. The CENAT team is comprised of four experts specialized in the development of control systems and the corresponding embedded software.
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closed 2/21/2018 via GlobeNewswire

SD3D Printing, acquired 3D Matter

synopsis: SD3D, a leading 3D printing automation company, has completed the acquisition of the New York based software company, 3D Matter. 3D Matter launched the platform in 2015 in order to make it easier to visualize the performance of 3D printed materials based on empirical data derived from mechanical testing over 3000+ authentic 3D printed parts.
buyer: SD3D Printing
SD3D was founded in 2013 to provide a one-stop-shop for 3D printing, scanning and design services in San Diego, CA. Since then, SD3D has grown out of the confines of San Diego and matured into an international brand with the bold mission of enabling fully automated industrial additive manufacturing."
target: 3D Matter
3D Matter develops Optimatter, a web-based platform in which designers, engineers and researchers can optimize their 3D printed parts by ensuring the right materials and processing parameters are chosen for the specific part application.
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closed 8/30/2016 via BusinessWire

Cognex Corporation, acquired AQSense

synopsis: Cognex completed the acquisition of AQSense, a provider of 3D vision software based in Girona, Spain. AQSense develops and sells a library of field-tested 3D vision tools and a configuration software package that helps customers easily set up their 3D vision applications. The company’s software engineers will join Cognex’s 3D engineering team.
buyer: Cognex Corporation (CGNX:$798.04)
Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets a range of products that incorporate sophisticated machine vision technology that gives them the ability to "see." "
target: AQSense
AQSense, is a provider of 3D vision software based in Girona, Spain. AQSense develops and sells a library of field-tested 3D vision tools and a configuration software package that helps customers easily set up their 3D vision applications.
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closed 4/13/2016 via Market Wire

Polar 3D, acquired STEAMtrax LLC

synopsis: Polar 3D announced that it has completed the acquisition of STEAMtrax from 3D Systems. STEAMtrax is an innovative STEAM-based curriculum that integrates engineering, CAD modeling and 3D printing technology with core academic knowledge in areas of science, math, language arts, social studies, and art.
buyer: Polar 3D
Polar 3D is a 3D printing technology and manufacturing company that provides collaborative Cloud-based software solutions for 3D printing in the education market and a portfolio of patents including the Polar 3D desktop. "
target parent: 3D Systems Corporation
target: STEAMtrax LLC
STEAMtrax is an innovative new curriculum that integrates engineering and 3D printing technology with core academic knowledge in science, math, language arts, social studies, and art.
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closed 6/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Robo, acquired MyStemKits

synopsis: Robo, a company focused on 3D printing, has acquired the leading USA education software and content business, MyStemKits. MyStemKits is the owner of the world’s largest online library of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math curriculums with 3D printable kits for K-12 schools.
buyer: Robo (ASX:RBO:$4.43)
Robo is a company focused on the design and distribution of 3D printers and associated products for the desktop segment of the 3D printing industry. They plan to make next generation 3D technologies that inspire passion and empower people to achieve educational, professional, and personal goals. "
target: MyStemKits
MyStemKits (MSK) is a leading USA “EdTech” business that develops and markets the world’s largest library of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (“STEM”) curriculums incorporating 3D printed project kits for K-12 schools, all aligned to USA national science and mathematics standards.
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My Robot Nation

Symmetry Solutions

Zebra Imaging, Inc.

GetReady4 3D

Gentle Giant Studios

Printivate

3DPrint.com

Tinkercad Oy

netfabb

AMendate GmbH

GeonX

CENAT bvba

3D Matter

AQSense

STEAMtrax LLC

MyStemKits

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Mecklermedia Corporation
Mecklermedia Corporation
Mecklermedia is an international trade show company concentrating in the fields of Bitcoin, cryptocurrency and 3D Printing, which currently encompasses over 22 trade shows in 11 countries.
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$3.22
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($4.43)
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($4.52)
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Robo
Robo
Robo is a company focused on the design and distribution of 3D printers and associated products for the desktop segment of the 3D printing industry. They plan to make next generation 3D technologies that inspire passion and empower people to achieve educational, professional, and personal goals.
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2017
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$4.43
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