Slice Engineering makes components for 3D printers. They are a Florida, USA based company that seeks to improve the thermodynamics of the 3D printing process. 

Easy Engineering: What are the main areas of activity of the company?

Slice Engineering: We produce the plastic melting apparatus, called a hotend, of the most common types of 3D printers. Our hotends are utilized by 3D printer manufacturers, and businesses and consumers that use 3D printing for manufacturing, product development, or as a hobby. 

E.E: What’s the news about new products?

Slice Engineering: Our latest products are focused on increasing the speed of the 3D printing process at the interface where the thermoplastic is changing phases from a solid to a liquid. 

E.E: What are the ranges of products?

Slice Engineering: In addition to our hotends, we also make nozzles, heaters, sensors and other accessories related to plastic material extrusion

E.E: At what stage is the market where you are currently active?

Slice Engineering: The additive manufacturing (3D printing) market is still nascent, but is growing quickly. Recent reports show that the pandemic affected the heavy industry portion of the AM market, but accelerated the consumer portion of the market. The US, EU, and China are the largest markets by far. 

E.E: What can you tell us about market trends?

Slice Engineering: The adoption of 3D printing is increasing across virtually all industries, and the technology is increasing in speed, which addresses one of the major criticisms of the 3D printing process. 

E.E: What are the most innovative products marketed?

Slice Engineering: One of our core values at Slice Engineering is Value Added Innovation. We strive to only bring innovative, game-changing products to market as part of core product portfolio. 

E.E: What estimations do you have for 2022?

Slice Engineering: We anticipate that the industry will continue its 25% compound annual growth rate. At Slice we always aim to exceed that number by a solid margin. We more than doubled our revenues from 2020 to 2021 and will attempt to replicate that feat again.