AON3D closes $11.5 M Series A, partners with Astrobotic to send 3D-printed parts to the moon

3D printing has garnered a great deal of buzz, much of it for great reason: The innovation has actually opened new kinds of object shapes and geometries, and it uses materials that tend to be much lighter weight than their traditionally manufactured counterparts. But there stay high barriers to entry for numerous business that either do not have [ …] “The real huge innovation beyond simply the hardware cost is on the material side,” co-founder Randeep Singh described to TechCrunch in a current interview. By doing so, AON3D says it also opens up additive production to many more business that may want to pursue 3D printing but are not able to fundamentally alter their products to get there. The company was founded by Han, Singh and Andrew Walker, who fulfilled while studying materials engineering at Montreal’s McGill University. Looking to the future, the business will be utilizing the capital from this financing round to build a devoted full-scale products laboratory and to grow its team.

RWDC Industries is a brand-new start-up wishing to become a bioplastics giant in Athens, Ga.

RWDC Industries is a brand-new start-up wishing to become a bioplastics giant in Athens, Ga.

Daniel Carraway spent his whole career working in paper and bioplastics. The serial entrepreneur began his career at International Paper working in their research division before establishing 2 previous companies that ended up being cornerstones of the bioplastics industry. His latest venture, RWDC Industries, has actually raised $133 million in current funding to build a brand-new sustainable production […] The two guys satisfied through mutual connections as Carraway looked for brand-new opportunities to pursue his long time vision of advertising bioplastics. RWDC, Danimer and Kaneka are all pursuing an opportunity to change plastic product packaging, which was a $234.14 billion market, according to Grand View Research Study.”If you look back at the history of new products advancement … especially polymers … there has actually never been a brand-new polymer that had been developed that didn’t take 20 to 30 years for it to make wide-scale adoption,” said Carraway. Because the brand-new material Carraway is talking about isn’t in fact all that new.”We are thrilled to see RWDC broaden its operations in Athens and include a significant number of brand-new well-paying tasks,” stated Athens-Clarke County mayor, Kelly Girtz….