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Stratasys Expands 3D Printing Materials Options

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Ann R. Thryft
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Re: Vertical Integration
Ann R. Thryft   5/1/2014 1:21:15 PM
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Thanks, Greg, I agree with your comments. Developing a wider range of materials for their machines is definitely needed. So is an open materials market for the high-end industrial printers.

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Vertical Integration
Greg M. Jung   4/25/2014 10:29:45 AM
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Smart, long-term business move by Statasys.  As stated in the article, this vertical integration will accelerate the company's efforts to develop new manufacturing materials.  Good synergy and financial strength should result from a company that develops both 3D printers and the specialty materials needed by their customers.

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Re: New 3D printing materials from all over
Cabe Atwell   4/22/2014 5:33:07 PM
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Exotic materials for all the home printers needs to be more of a focus. The mushy ABS of the average printer isn't exactly blowing anyone's hair back.

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Re: New 3D printing materials from all over
fdos   4/22/2014 4:07:25 AM
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@Ali: Yes it will open new doors for new things in the future but also you do need to consider the cost factor too. Its something you should look at before making certain decisions.    

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Re: New 3D printing materials from all over
Daniyal_Ali   4/22/2014 3:13:54 AM
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More material integration would result in opening new doors for Stratasys and provide variety for the more complex manufacturing processes. Though cost improvement is an important factor in 3D printing, i think material compatibility comes a close second. This is definitely good news for Stratasys and also for the consumers.

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New 3D printing materials from all over
Ann R. Thryft   4/21/2014 12:30:48 PM
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Developing new materials for 3D printing are a hot subject right now and likely to get hotter. Stratasys will likely be in the forefront of some of this R&D. Stay tuned for more news about materials from several different sources.

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