3D Printing News Roundup: SLM Solutions, ExOne, Materialise release financial reports; EOS expands academic program

3ders.org | 8/10/2017 | Staff
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With the second financial quarter of 2017 having wrapped up on June 30, now is the time when we start to see some numbers. From SLM Solutions, to ExOne, to Materialise, it's financial roundup time! EOS and Sciaky provide some non-financial respite.

Germany-based metal 3D printing specialist SLM Solutions has reported its financial results for the first half (H1) of 2017. The numbers are mixed.

Report - Company - Revenue - % - Half

According to the report, the company’s revenue was down 13.5% in the first half of 2017 compared to H1 2016 (to 29 million from 33.5 million euros). Despite this comparative dip in revenue, the company says its new order intake has grown 17.9% to 35.3 million euros from 30 million in 2016.

As the overall number of machines ordered dropped to 47 in H1 2017 (from 56 in H1 2016), the increase in order revenue shows a trend towards buying higher-performance and higher-value machines.

Man­u­fac­tur­ing - Im­por­tance - Com­pa­nies - Uwe - Böger­shausen

“Ad­di­tive man­u­fac­tur­ing is be­com­ing in­creas­ingly ac­cepted and has mean­while achieved strate­gic im­por­tance for major in­dus­trial com­pa­nies,” stated Uwe Böger­shausen, a member of SLM Solutions executive board. “We are ben­e­fit­ing from this trend and booked our largest in­di­vid­ual order in the com­pany's his­tory in June 2017. We con­tinue to ex­pe­ri­ence major in­ter­est in our sys­tems.”

“Par­tially due to some cus­tomers' wait-and-see at­ti­tude, the in­ter­est in our ma­chines can­not be trans­lated im­me­di­ately into de­liv­er­ies. We as­sume, how­ever, that this trend is tem­po­rary and as we did in the past we will con­tinue to focus on pro­mot­ing strate­gic part­ner­ships with our cus­tomers.”

Report - Company - EBITDA - Earnings - Interest

The report also shows that the company’s adjusted EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortisation) for the first half of 2017 equalled -4.5 million euros (compared to -1 million euros in H1 2016). The ad­justed EBITDA mar­gin in re­la­tion to con­sol­i­dated rev­enue was -15.6%.

Metal 3D printing company Sciaky, Inc., best known for its Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing...
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