- 3D Systems (DDD +0.7%) is acquiring Village Plastics, a maker of filaments for a variety of 3D printing materials. Terms are undisclosed. (PR)
- 3D says it will immediately integrate Village's materials and manufacturing tech to "accelerate its development of advanced filament-based materials" for its consumer/enthusiast-focused Cube and CubeX printers. Village Plastics could help the Cube line better compete against MakerBot's Replicator printer line.
- 3D has been buying companies early and often in recent years. Other 2013 acquisitions: The Sugar Lab, Phenix Systems, CRDM, Geomagic.
3D systems buys filament maker Village Plastics
Dec 13 2013, 13:06 ET