3D printer manufacturer 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of CAM software developer Cimatron (NASDAQ: CIMT) in a deal valued at approximately $97 million. 3D Systems has been on an aggressive acquisition path for the past few years, in an effort to create a full-service 3D printing software and hardware business. Read more on the acquisition on GraphicSpeak.
China’s semiconductor investment is entering a third stage with a focus on technological innovation and expanded production.
At Siggraph, in the Blender booth, Boxx introduced its Everest model of the Apexx brand workstations. Powered by the 64-core AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5000 WX Series processor, the company demonstrated the Blender rendering engine in Blender’s booth.