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3D Printing as a Production Tool: New Era of Productivity
Rapid transformation of 3D printing from a prototyping tool to a production tool taking place; dramatic benefits in cost reduction while increasing productivity follow. (August 31, 2015)

Whiplash: What Happened to 3D Printing Stocks?
Gone are the halcyon days of being the Merlin of prototyping and basking in its glow. It’s now all about manufacturing. (August 26, 2015)

Carbon3D Gets $100M from Google Ventures
Valued at $1 billion, startup's technology could be fast and strong enough to move 3D printing from prototyping to full industrial production. (August 25, 2015)

Vicarious’ AI Vision Draws $70M From International Investors
Vicarious tries to emulate human vision, and big companies hope to apply its technology. (August 19, 2015)

Zymergen, Ginkgo Raise Millions for Automated Biotech
In the pursuit of new materials, two rivals have raised nearly $100 million for automated testing and production of custom microbes. (August 17, 2015)

Robotics Hub: Pittsburgh’s New “Lab to Market” Funding Source
Hoping that spinoff companies of consequence stay in western Pennsylvania. (August 12, 2015)

Robots to Rise in India for Different Reasons Than in China
Unlike China and Japan, India doesn't have an aging workforce to worry about, but robots can still help Indian industry stay competitive. (August 12, 2015)

Advanced Lower GI Surgical Robot Secures $11.2M
Existing robotically assisted surgical devices are rarely used for colon resection surgeries. (August 07, 2015)

Bossa Nova Grabs $9.1M. For mObi?
With the sudden ka-ching of investor cash registers, mObi and the gang at Bossa Nova have been unexpectedly reanimated. (August 07, 2015)

Jibo Raises $11M From Asian Investors
Jibo, whose social robot is currently sold out, has gotten funding from telecom firms, venture capital providers, and Internet of Things companies in China, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan. (August 06, 2015)

Industrial Automation Acquisitions Show Bullish Market
Deals between Robotnik and Smokie Robotics, Lincoln Electric and Rimrock, and Hypotherm and Jabez try to take advantage of automation synergies. (August 06, 2015)

SONY Goes Airborne to Scout for $4.2B
SONY sorely needs to hook up with something anywhere and soon to turn a profit. (August 05, 2015)

RoboBusiness 2015: Early Bird Discount Ends This Week!
Time is Running Out: Save Over 35% - Register by THIS FRIDAY, August 7th! (August 03, 2015)

Delta Tau Data Systems Acquired by OMRON Group
This acquisition will allow OMRON to combine DT's PMAC motion controller with its wide range of products and offer new solutions to its customers globally. (July 31, 2015)

Tokyo Olympics, “Abenomics” and Robot Automation
Japan’s industries, especially SMEs, are quietly showing the world how to go about increasing productivity via robot automation. (July 29, 2015)



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3D Printing

The new reality of customizable, one-off production:
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3D Printing as a Production Tool: New Era of Productivity

Whiplash: What Happened to 3D Printing Stocks?

Carbon3D Gets $100M from Google Ventures
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