I believe the other company might have been Helisys which used the Laminated Object Manufacturing (LOM) rapid prototyping process. I have seen this process also and as stated below it has advantages and disadvantages (like every rapid prototyping process).
No doubt 3D printing is becomming very common these days but initially this tecnology was considered too expensive but after reading this post i am very excited to hear that a 3D printer can come within$1000 as well and that can be used very easily in house holds as well .This is really amazing .
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