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APRIL 8, 2022

ARCHITECT MAGAZINE: A 3D-PRINTING BREAKTHROUGH INSPIRED BY A FRENCH PAINTER

In a new approach, objects may be printed all at once. The connection to pointillism is how the laser used to sinter powdered material is distributed into many individual rays. Leading this breakthrough is the Wilmington, Mass.–based Seurat Technologies—named after the painter himself—which can create metal objects with a laser of 2.3 million pixels.

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APRIL 4, 2022

PHOTONICS ONLINE: CASTING OFF, CLEANING UP: HOW ONE 3D PRINTING METHOD AIMS TO REVOLUTIONIZE MANUFACTURING

“Designing for a specific manufacturing process is a nuisance at best, and impediment at worst,” explained DeMuth. “Seurat essentially evens the playing field where designs don't have to have specific characteristics in order to leverage AM. If part fabrication cost can be competitive to traditional fabrication, then engineers don't need to create a business case for AM based on part consolidation.”

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MARCH 19, 2022

THE ECONOMIST: A NEW TYPE OF 3D PRINTING MAY BRING IT INTO THE MAINSTREAM

The origin of this process, trademarked “Area Printing”, goes back to 2009. That was when James DeMuth, having finished his master’s degree in mechanical engineering at Stanford University, started work at the National Ignition Facility, part of the American Department of Energy’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (llnl). This uses some of the world’s most powerful lasers to study nuclear fusion.

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FEBRUARY 25, 2022

'KNOW WHAT YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP.' - SEURAT CEO JAMES DEMUTH ON HIS AIM TO DEMOCRATISE MANUFACTURING WITH AREA PRINTING

Seurat Technologies was founded off the back of a problem CEO James DeMuth [JDM] ran into while at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s National Ignition Facility (NIF).

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JANUARY 28, 2022

FORBES: 3D PRINTING’S NEXT REVOLUTION

Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, has been around in one shape or form for a while. There has been a lot of interest in 3D printing for easing supply chain congestion, especially when it comes to small spare parts. Well, 3D printing’s next big act could be large metal objects.

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JANUARY 19, 2022

THE MOTLEY FOOL: 3D PRINTING COULD SOON WELD PLANE AND CAR PARTS OUT OF METAL

Imagine hitting Ctrl + P and out comes a car part. That's the dream behind an innovative new 3D printing technology, which Massachusetts firm Seurat raised $21 million to develop on Wednesday with the support of a group of the world's most powerful manufacturers.

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APRIL 6, 2022

GREENBIZ.COM: PORSCHE-BACKED STARTUP PICTURES BREAKTHROUGH FOR 3D PRINTING USING METAL

Seurat hopes to differentiate itself with two key messages: a focus on electrifying its equipment depots using wind and solar power and the ability to create high-resolution parts at higher speeds than competitor technologies. It is working with at least eight customers, including a top automakers. Investors including Porsche and Siemens Energy see value in migrating casting processes that typically are powered by natural gas and coke to its approach. 

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APRIL 4, 2022

3DPRINT.COM: SEURAT TO GO GREEN WITH METAL 3D PRINTING DEPOT POWERED BY WIND AND SOLAR

Seurat, the startup that wants to commercialize its highly productive metal 3D printing technology, wants to go green. The company has developed a diode laser manufacturing process, dubbed Area Printing, that uses optical addressable light valves to scan and print an entire layer of metal powder bed in a single go. 

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SPRING 2022 ISSUE

METAL AM: SEURAT TECHNOLOGIES: EVOLVING AM TO FINALLY OUT-COMPETE CONVENTIONAL MANUFACTURING

Over the past two years, few companies have generated as much intrigue as Seurat Technologies, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory spin-out named for the French pointillist, bringing with it a technology roadmap that promises to evolve metal AM to the crucial point of out-competing conventional manufacturing methods.

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MARCH 1, 2022

VENTURE BEAT: HOW INVESTING IN HIGHER-ED CAN SPARK A MANUFACTURING ‘MOONSHOT’

Investments in innovation traditionally serve as the American trademark to big solutions. The space race, electric vehicles, and the COVID-19 vaccines all have one common thread — investments into the people behind them.

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 JANUARY 20, 2022

3DPMN: SEURAT RAISES $21M TO TAKE ON CASTING AND DECARBONIZE MANUFACTURING

CEO James DeMuth targets millions of metal parts produced with "nuclear-inspired" Area Printing technology.

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AXIOS | JANUARY 19, 2022

AXIOS: 3D PRINTING'S NEXT ACT: BIG METAL OBJECTS 

A new metal 3D printing technology could revolutionize the way large industrial products like planes and cars are made, reducing the cost and carbon footprint of mass manufacturing.

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JANUARY 2, 2022

3DPRINT.COM: 3DPRINT.COM'S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR 3D PRINTING STORIES OF 2021 

Our 9th most popular story of 2021 is about 3D printing company Seurat, which wants to work pixel by pixel with its Area Printing technology, using what it calls Optically Addressed Light Valves, or OLAVs. 

Podcasts

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APRIL 21, 2022

POWDERHEADS: EP. 19: FRESH IDEAS AROUND ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING WITH JAMES DEMUTH

Carpenter Additive's Vice President, Ben Ferrar, is joined by James DeMuth, Co-Founder & CEO at Seurat Technologies. Seurat's area printing process focuses 2 million points of laser light on a bed of metal powder, each point fully controllable to create fully melted net-shaped metal components. James describes how he and the company saw an opening in the industry for a new way of thinking and jumped into it.

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FEBRUARY 28, 2022

FROM NUCLEAR FUSION TO MASSIVE METAL AM PRODUCTION, WITH JAMES DEMUTH, CEO OF SEURAT TECHNOLOGIES

The special guest for this third episode of the 3dpbm Pulse Podcast 2022 is James DeMuth, CEO of Seurat Technologies, one of the most exciting new companies to emerge, targeting metal additive mass production, with its unique Area Printing process.

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JANUARY 2022

AM: DECARBONIZING METAL 3D PRINTING: JAMES DEMUTH, CEO AND CO-FOUNDER OF SEURAT

We had a chance to speak with Seurat CEO, James DeMuth when the 3D metal printing leader had welcomed $21 million in new investments from Xerox Ventures and SIP Global Partners, bringing the total funding of $79 million to build production systems.

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JANUARY 17, 2022

3DPRINT.COM: 3DPOD, EP. 92: METAL 3D PRINTING WITH SEURAT’S 2 MILLION POINTS OF LIGHT — CEO JAMES DEMUTH 

James goes into detail about this hereto unknown technology. We also ask him about his go-to-market, which is also novel. Super exciting podcast which we hope you like.