Markforged Buys Digital Steel: What Does it Imply for the 3D Printing Trade? –

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It’s been just a few months for the reason that additive manufacturing (AM) trade had a notable company acquisition, which looks as if an eternity after all of the aggressive consolidation and shakeup we noticed all through 2020 and far of 2021. That was, up till two weeks in the past, when Markforged introduced its intent to amass Digital Steel, a subsidiary of Höganäs AB that develops and sells metallic binder jetting know-how. In contrast to its closest competitor, Desktop Steel, Markforged has been comparatively reserved by way of M&A exercise since going public virtually two years in the past. Nonetheless, the acquisition of Digital Steel might be one of many least shocking strikes the trade has seen in a decade.

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