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Impossible Objects unveils new CBAM-2 3D printer, partnership with BASF, And $4.1 Million Funding

Composite-based additive manufacturing (CBAM) developer Impossible Objects has made a series of announcements at RAPID + TCT 2019, including $4.1 million in funding, a collaboration with BASF, and a new 3D printer: the CBAM-2. The release of the CBAM-2 3D printer builds upon the company’s previous CBAM offering in the Model One, with greater print sizes and efficiency. Impossible Objects’ collaboration with BASF centers around the support of the chemical giant’s Ultrasint PA6-carbon fiber powderfor use with the Model One and CBAM-2 3D printers. Both the partnership with BASF and its new CBAM-2 3D printer, which has a planned release for Q3 2019, aim to extend the industrial applications of Impossible Objects’ patented CBAM process...

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UAMMI, Impossible Objects build composite parts for US Air Force

The Utah Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI; Kaysville, Utah, U.S.) announced that it has successfully created and fit-checked its first carbon fiber 3D-printed part for the United States Air Force. The part, a first aid kit restraint strap for the B-1 aircraft at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma, was made using a printer from project partner Impossible Objects(Northbrook, Ill., U.S.)...

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Pendo Tops 1000 Customers, 1 Trillion User Events and Adds Six New Executives In Latest Quarter of Fast Growth

RALEIGH, N.C., May 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Pendo.io, the product cloud company, today reported highlights from its first quarter, which ended April 30, 2019. Notable milestones include its second acquisition, a major product launch, substantial growth in bookings, customers, and headcount, and the appointment of six new executives including its first chief customer officer...

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Pendo Buys Receptive Software

Pendo, a Raleigh, NC-based product cloud company, acquired Receptive Software, a Sheffield, U.K.-based SaaS demand intelligence company. The amount of the deal was not disclosed. Pendo’s acquisition brings demand intelligence to the product cloud, making it a comprehensive platform for digital product teams and product-led organizations to make product decisions, communicate product direction, and deliver product experiences. Receptive’s Sheffield, U.K. headquarters, will be expanded and will become its European development center, growing Pendo’s U.K. presence beyond its recently launched London office...

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Pendo Announces Pendo VIA for Marketo, a New Guided Adoption Tool to Help Companies Grow and Govern Usage of Marketo

RALEIGH, N.C., April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Pendo, the product cloud company, today launched Pendo VIA for Marketo ®, the first in a series of native guided adoption solutions designed to help companies accelerate onboarding, improve adoption, and govern usage of enterprise apps. Pendo VIA for Marketo brings targeted, contextual learning and guidance inside the Marketo application to help enforce policies and best practices across distributed brands and business units and expand the power of Marketo beyond a few power users. Pendo VIA for Marketo also provides analytics for marketing operations teams to understand usage and identify skill gaps...

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