HP Inc. Plans a Push Into 3D Printers That Create Metal Objects

HP Inc. CEO Dion Weisler said Thursday that HP plans to sell 3D printers that produce metal objects, an expansion from to the company’s existing 3D printers that produce plastic-based products.

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HP decided to reveal its plans to enter the 3D printing metal market in order to “signal the intent that we had a technology” so it could start discussions with potential customers that are interested in 3D printing metal objects, the CEO said. Manufacturers typically use 3D printers to produce small numbers of parts like the rubber connectors in cars that cover electrical wires. 

 

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