According to Barron’s, “Based outside of Boston, the company was founded in 2015 by a group of entrepreneurs and engineering professors at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. You can’t use its printers to produce, say, bright pink plastic fidget spinners or phone cases. Instead, the company’s machines are designed to print in metals like stainless steel, copper, or nickel-based alloys. They can also handle composites that include carbon fiber or fiberglass materials.”
In accordance with ARK, they believe that continued innovations and improvements in material and printer capabilities will accelerate the adoption and create new applications for additive manufacturing.