What happens when one public company purchases a chunk of another public company on the open market? Is 3D printing about to have it's Elon-esque "hostile takeover" moment? Tate and Tyler discuss the recent news involving Nano Dimension and Stratasys.
Tate rights a wrong, and jumps into a discussion about an important topic, "When will 3D printing move past pet projects?" With major automotive OEM using 3D printing in production vehicles now, are we there yet?
Tyler advertises an event that has already happened (good job)
Will a 3D printing startup 10x their employee count between now and 2025? Tate and Tyler continue a discussion around the economy and how 3D printing companies may navigate changing tides.
Implicit modeling, 3D printed ears, a crazy old rocket man, and an AI-like rapper round out the discussion.
Will 3D printing displace millions of jobs? Or will Industry 4.0 have a positive lasting impact on the average worker? Following a discussion about 3DP startup valuations, interest rates, and market behaviors, Tate and Tyler dive into a heated debate over the future of automation and the workforce.
A classic episode - the guys riff on a wide variety of topics, some of which are even 3D printing related. Clear 3D printing material, powder bed fusion competitors, supply chain woes, show & tell, and ongoing projects. A little bit of everything for all the printheads out there!