For any 3D printing fan with a sweet tooth, the unveiling of the ChefJet and ChefJet Pro 3D printers at CES 2014 was a major highlight. Displayed in brilliant colors and ornate shapes at the 3D Systems booth were immense cake toppers that were impossible to miss. The technology was brought into being by Kyle and Liz von Hasseln, founders of 3D Systems’ then-latest acquisition, The Sugar Lab.
Later that year, however, doubt began to surround the future of 3D Systems’ new sugar printing technology as former CEO Avi Reichental faced scrutiny from the board of directors and the stock market. Since then, we’ve heard tidbits here and there indicating that sugar printing was still under the company’s purview, despite the shelving of its consumer 3D printing unit. It wasn’t until now that we had confirmation that the technology is alive and well and will be heading to market […]
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