TMFTopDown

Steve Heller

Covering 3-D printing at the intersection of business, investing, and what it means for the future of manufacturing. Contributor since December 2012.

TMFTopDown’s Activity

Mon Apr 14

NL

Article

TMFTopDown published an article 1:31 PM

McKinsey & Co.: 3 Major Challenges for 3-D Printing Companies to Overcome

There are three major challenges that the 3-D printing industry needs to overcome in order for adoption rates to improve.

Fri Apr 11

NL

Article

TMFTopDown published an article 9:15 AM

3D Systems Corporation CEO: We're at the Center of a $35 Billion Market

Worldwide, the design-to-manufacturing value chain is worth $35 billion, and 3D Systems sits at the center of it.

Thu Apr 10

NL

Article

TMFTopDown published an article 5:57 PM

Meet The Newest 3-D Printing Competitor to Stratasys, Ltd. and 3D Systems Corporation

This company comes with deep pockets and a willingness to sell its products for less profit than competitors.

Wed Apr 9

NL

Article

TMFTopDown published an article 8:51 PM

Video Exclusive: What 3-D Printed Food Tastes Like

Two Fools snack on a sugary treat from a 3D Systems' 3-D printer.

NL

Article

TMFTopDown published an article 12:08 AM

Meet the Start-Up That's Disrupting 3D Systems Corporation's High-End Portfolio

As you can imagine, offering a $100,000 technology in desktop form is compelling value proposition in the market place.

Tue Apr 8

NL

Article

TMFTopDown published an article 12:00 AM

Expert: Professional 3-D Printers Can Last 15-20 Years

Well-built and still relevant printers can offer 3-D printing companies an extremely long recurring revenue stream of highly profitable consumable material sales.

NL

Article

TMFTopDown published an article 12:00 AM

3-D Printing Expert: Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing Will Coexist

The scale of which 3-D printing will disrupt manufacturing may have been blown out of proportion.

NL

Article

TMFTopDown published an article 12:00 AM

Exclusive: Inside a 3-D Printing Service Center

When offering 3-D printing services, expertise comes before technology.

NL

Article

TMFTopDown published an article 12:00 AM

3-D Printing Authority Reveals Why It Chose Stratasys, Ltd. Over Competitors

Two words describe why: Stratasys' unmatched technology.

NL

Article

TMFTopDown published an article 12:00 AM

Expert Opinion: The Consumer 3-D Printing Segment Needs More Time

For now, the professional market remains king in the 3-d printing space.

NL

Article

TMFTopDown published an article 12:00 AM

3-D Printing Insider: There's a Big Opportunity in 3-D Software

There's a lot of room for improvement in 3-D modeling software.

NL

Article

TMFTopDown published an article 12:00 AM

3-D Printing Insider: 3-D Printing With Metal Is More Trouble Than It's Worth

There’s currently a high barrier of entry to support metal 3-D printing.

NL

Article

TMFTopDown published an article 12:00 AM

Expert: This Opportunity Makes Me Most Excited About 3-D Printing

Get the inside scoop on what is going on at Stratasys.

NL

Article

TMFTopDown published an article 12:00 AM

Expert Opinion: 3-D Printing Material Prices Won't Collapse Anytime Soon

Investors' fears may be overblown.

Tue Mar 25

Article Comment

TMFTopDown commented on an article. 11:43 PM

The Shocking Truth About 3D Systems Corporation's Valuation

Alex,

This exercise is about whether it’s realistic for 3D Systems to generate enough revenue growth to make a positive return for investors in the event that Mr. Market decides to change its mind on 3D Systems

[more]

Mon Mar 24

NL

Article

TMFTopDown published an article 7:00 PM

Hewlett-Packard Company's 3-D Printing Plans Are Meaningless for Shareholders

When you’re as big as Hewlett-Packard, the laws of big numbers can make it difficult to drive growth.

NL

Article

TMFTopDown published an article 4:48 PM

Why ExOne Co.'s "Transition Year" Is for the Best

There’s a good chance this company will disrupt the metal casting industry.

NL

Article

TMFTopDown published an article 4:16 PM

Why the Consumer 3-D Printing Revolution Is Years From Taking Off

Don’t believe the hype that you’ll be clamoring for a 3-D printer of your very own anytime soon.

NL

Article

TMFTopDown published an article 4:04 PM

Why Expiring Patents Shouldn't Overly Concern 3D Systems Corporation Investors

There’s a lot more to consider than just the threat of new competition.

NL

Article

TMFTopDown published an article 3:56 PM

Why 3D Systems Corporation's Aggressive Strategy Is Actually Conservative

Being a "jack of all trades" certainly has its benefits.

Show More Activity ...

CAPS Stats & Trivia

CAPS Player Rating 59.62
Player Rank 30502 out of 75540
Score 684.31
Score Change Today +14.12
Accuracy 40.32%
Active Picks 46
Total Picks 62
Best Pick NFLX (+469.47)
Worst Pick WPRT (-95.45)
Average Score per Pick 11.04
Charms Earned 5
Highest Rated Favorite TMFGebinr
Go to TMFTopDown’s CAPS page

Boards Stats & Trivia

New Fool Contributor
Board Posts 1
Recs Received 2
People who have rec'd these posts 2
Recs to Posts Ratio (last 30 days) N/A
Threads Started 0
Threads Started Percentage 0.00 %
Most Frequent Board Motley Fool Supernova
Very First Post A SN: Explorer 1 post. (3/13/2014)
Percentage of Posts Rec'd 100.00 %
Show TMFTopDown’s 10 Latest Posts