While there were notable takeaways from the event, there weren't many groundbreaking developments.
Up to 50 times faster than conventional SLS 3D printing tech and capable of being automated, Figure 4 will be a key component of 3D Systems' push into manufacturing.
General Electric aims to take the 3D printing industry by storm and generate $1 billion in 3D printing revenue by 2020.
GE's planned acquisitions of Arcam and SLM Solutions are the first steps in its plan to dominate the global metal 3D printing market.
Here's how things stack up when we run the two leading 3D printing companies through some key qualitative and quantitative comparisons.
3D Systems' riskiness appears to be a mixed bag, hinging on management's ability to successfully navigate the challenges it faces.
Visualizing 3D Systems' business.
While all of these 3D printing stocks have taken a beating, only one trades at a potential bargain.
The 3D Printing ETF might be just the ticket if you think the 3D printing space has much promise, but aren't sure which stock to buy.
Before investing in 3D printing and trying capitalize on the expected growth it has to offer, it's important to have a fundamental understanding of the landscape.