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3D printer maker ExOne (XONE) has turned in a strong IPO. After pricing its 5.3M-share offering...

3D printer maker ExOne (XONE) has turned in a strong IPO. After pricing its 5.3M-share offering at $18, shares opened at $23.93 and have since risen to $25.94, good for a 44% gain. That gives the company a market cap of $332M. ExOne, which is focused on industrial 3D printer buyers, had revenue of just $15.9M (+26% Y/Y) in the 9 months ending Sep. 30, and a net loss of $11.1M. Rivals 3D Systems (DDD -3.9%) and Stratasys (SSYS -3.6%) are lower. (S-1)
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  • Tommy_Finger
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    3D printing will really take off when it can make me a sandwich.
    7 Feb 2013, 11:22 AM Reply Like
  • Alphaholic
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    And why not? I was thinking of this just this morning. If they can (or will be able to http://smrt.io/WxQaVJ ) print human organs why can't they print food? All it takes is the right ingredients and voila, steak and potatoes. Imagine a food line similar to your gas line running into your house straight to your 3D printer cooker. Pre-program what you want for dinner that night and presto! Fortunately I am too old to see this ever happening!!
    7 Feb 2013, 10:48 PM Reply Like
  • RedS10
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    See my comment below.
    8 Feb 2013, 12:23 AM Reply Like
  • 12321
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    There are already food printers out there for chocolate. http://bit.ly/XVkWW3
    8 Feb 2013, 05:01 AM Reply Like
  • dcmorris
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    See ONVO.PK they make 3D body parts, Im sure sandwiches are not to much of a stretch for them.
    7 Feb 2013, 11:58 AM Reply Like
  • taz5
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    They arent quit yet to body parts. They are making tissue in petrie dishs for drug testing and cutting down on animal experimentation but very soon they will be making organs.
    8 Feb 2013, 07:11 AM Reply Like
  • George Anast, M.D.
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    ExOne is on the right track. Industrial applications which increase productivity translate into profit. There is likely little application in the "home" market. Note that HP dropped the line of low cost printers made for them by Stratasys. The range of applications for these devices has not been fully searched, but the best guess is that they will revolutionize many an industry, some not even suspected at this point. ExOne is on the right track and bears watching.
    7 Feb 2013, 02:39 PM Reply Like
  • RedS10
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    ➡3D Systems Customer Base...

     

    3D Systems corporate investment presentation, lists these customers in their installed base:
    3M, Invisalign, Dell, GE, Delphi, Ford, Conformis, Nike, Hendrick, Honeywell, IBM, SC Johnson, Johnson&Johnson, Apple, Boeing, Kohler, NASA, Stryker, Northrup Grumman, Oakley, Mattel, Sandia National Laboritories, US Air Force, Audi, Red Bull Racing, Citroen, Airbus, Oticon, Siemens, Widex, BMW, Mercedes, Lotus Renault GP, Fiat, VW, Olympus, Rolls Royce, Nokia, Alcoa, Casio, Daewoo, Daihatsu, Fujitsu, Fuji Xerox, Hitachi, Honda, Hyundai, Isuzu, Kyocera, LG, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Panasonic, Samsung, SEGA, Sony, Suzuki, Toyota...
    8 Feb 2013, 12:21 AM Reply Like
  • markofzorro
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    Interesting IPO, but we need more information before we invest.
    8 Feb 2013, 02:49 AM Reply Like
  • twomusiciansnovel
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    Is ONVO.PK a spoof. Can't find them anywhere.
    8 Feb 2013, 05:05 AM Reply Like
  • dcmorris
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    http://bit.ly/WVnKBn
    8 Feb 2013, 08:19 AM Reply Like
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