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Blake Bos

Blake Bos


The Motley Fool's industrials analyst, I specialize in 3-D printing and also do my best to stay up-to-date in the fields of robotics and oceanic transportation. Follow me on Twitter, Google+, and/or Facebook below for the most important 3-D printing industry developments and other great stories.

Recent articles

Why Adept Technology, Inc. Stock Skyrocketed More Than 400% in 2013, and Can It Continue?

Will Adept Technology have a 2014 as explosive as 2013?

The 4 Most Thought-Provoking Industrial Articles in December 2013

Each month, the writers and staff at Motley Fool vote for the best industrial articles. Here are the winners for December 2013.

Did Stratasys Ltd.'s Miss the Mark With Its All-New MakerBot 3-D Printers Revealed at CES 2014?

Makerbot released three brand new printers at the Consumer Electronics Show this year, but how do they stack up against the competition?

3D Systems Corporation Unveils 2 New Printers for CES 2014: Home Run or Strike Out?

CES 2014 is officially underway and 3D Systems has just launched its newest at-home 3-D printers. How do they stack up?

Why Did Diana Shipping Inc. Stock Skyrocket 78% in 2013, and Can It Continue?

Diana Shipping stock has had a great 2013 in spite of poor performance for the company. So just why did shares skyrocket?

Stock Market Warning Signs: Record $423.7 Billion of Debt Is Now Invested in the Market

Massive amounts of debt are invested in the stock market, but should investors care?

How a 149% Increase in 3D Systems Corporation Stock Had Almost Nothing to Do With Its Business

3D Systems shares have had an incredible ride in 2013, but the cause of that rally should be a red flag for investors.

Why Chicago Bridge and Iron N.V. Stock Skyrocketed 250%, and Can It Continue?

Shares have absolutely skyrocketed over the past five years, but is this crazy rally sustainable?

Why Arkansas Best Corporation Stock Skyrocketed 250% This Year, and Can It Continue?

Can shares of Arkansas Best continue their upward trajectory in the new year?

Why TASER International Is Up 89% in 2013

Shares of TASER have had an unbelievable run in 2013. Could there be more ahead or has this weapon maker's stock gotten too far ahead of itself?

Stock Market Warning Signs: Key Insiders Have Sold $41.5 Billion in Stock

Key company insiders sold a whopping $15.2 billion worth of stock over the last 30 days. Should these transactions worry investors?

Why Power Solutions International Inc. Is Up 330% This Year and Westport Has Crashed

Why has Power Solutions International Inc. shot through the roof this year, while Westport Innovations has crashed?

Why Pitney Bowes Inc. Stock Skyrocketed 103% in 2013

Is Pitney Bowes Inc. really back from the dead? Or has Wall Street got this turnaround story all wrong?

Ask a Fool: Which 3-D Printing Company Will Experience Explosive Gains?

Many investors have become very excited about the 3-D printing space as because of the unimagined possibilities ahead of it. Which horse should investors bet on today in this industry, if any?

How Diana Shipping Inc.’s $1.1 Million Fine Exposes a Major Problem

Diana Shipping may have been fined $1.1 million recently, but don't let that distract you from the bigger problem facing investors in this company.

Can Voxeljet AG's (ADR) New VX2000 Printer Keep Shares From Crashing?

Voxeljet just announced its newest printer, the VX2000, but will this new printer be enough to drive shares higher?

Euromold 2013: Arcam AB's New 3-D Printer Attacks $630 Billion Industry

Arcam just released its second third-generation printer, the Q20, at Euromold 2013. This newest printer is aimed squarely at aerospace companies; but is it a reason to invest?

3D Systems Corporation Rocks World at Euromold 2013 with 6 New Printers

Get the details on the six new printers the company unveiled at Euromold 2013, arguably the world's biggest and most important 3D printing trade show.

A Record $412 Billion of Debt Is Invested in the Stock Market. Time to Panic?

Debt in the stock market has far surpassed highs set during the Internet bubble. Companies like Micron Technology are among the many to benefit from this, but should investors be worried about an imminent collapse?

3D Systems Partnering With Google for Groundbreaking 3-D Printed Cell Phones

3D Systems just struck a valuable partnership with Google's Motorola Mobility group to develop a groundbreaking 3-D printer for the world's first made-to-order cell phones, code-named Project Ara.