Canvas Category Machinery : Additive Manufacturing : 3D Printer


Primary Location Burlington, Massachusetts, United States

Financial Status VC; Eclipse Ventures, Stata Venture Partners, Fontinalis Partners, D1 Capital Partners, Standard Investments, Atlas Innovate

VulcanForms builds and operates advanced digital manufacturing infrastructure. We enable the world’s critical industries to innovate, grow, and deliver sustainable impact. VulcanForms’ proprietary simulation tools, in-process sensing, and machine learning algorithms are used to program and monitor the complete production process.

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Robotics offers route for US manufacturing renaissance

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✍️ Author: Patrick McGee

🏢 Organizations: Eclipse Ventures, Agility Robotics, Instrumental, Fictiv, VulcanForms

“The US is not going to build the same type of manufacturing China has built for the last four decades,” says Lior Susan, partner at Eclipse Ventures, which backs physical industries at the forefront of what it describes as the next industrial revolution. Venture capital, however, still flows overwhelmingly into software, IT and cloud infrastructure, and fintech, rather than heavy-duty machinery and automation. According to advisers EY, just 2 per cent of $44bn raised by VCs in the first quarter of 2023 went to industrials.

Read more at Financial Times

Why 3D printing is vital to success of US manufacturing

VulcanForms Announces Capital Raise of $355 Million and Pioneers Industrial-Scale Digital Manufacturing Infrastructure

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🔖 Topics: Funding Event

🏢 Organizations: VulcanForms, Eclipse Ventures

VulcanForms, a MIT-born company that builds and operates advanced digital manufacturing infrastructure, announced today it has raised $355 million and is valued at over $1 billion. VulcanForms’ investors include Eclipse Ventures, Stata Venture Partners, Fontinalis Partners, D1 Capital Partners, Standard Investments, Atlas Innovate, Boston Seed Capital, Industry Ventures, and the Simkins Family. The company also revealed its first two digital production facilities, in Devens, MA and Newburyport, MA, capturing the full value chain for precision metal components and assemblies.

VulcanForms’ customers include leading companies in the aviation, space, defense, medical, semiconductor, and other critical industries. For instance, the company supplies over a dozen U.S. Department of Defense programs, including the F35 Joint Strike Fighter and Patriot Air Defense System, has delivered thousands of components for the semiconductor industry, and is enabling innovation in medical implants. By combining its breakthrough technology, a data- and simulation-based digital thread, and operational excellence, VulcanForms’ integrated approach allows its customers to innovate faster and produce more without the need to make major capital investments and implement new manufacturing technologies from scratch.

Read more at Businesswire