Star Trek had it right. When the crew got low on things they stuck one in a replicator and presto, they made as many copies as needed. Now anybody can do it and they don’t need to go into outerspace or have a starship either. All you need is a 3-D printer. 3-D printers started out just making stuff out of plastic which had a few limitations but now some make metal objects, concrete copys, even human tissue items like new organs. This is exciting stuff. We can now get something made in China and stick it in our 3-D printer and make it here in America. Then we can coat it in shiny lead based paint and ship it to China. Or say you need a new kidney- just stick one of your good kidneys in a 3-D printer and make yourself a new one. Better yet; just stick your whole body in a 3-D printer while it is still healthy and make a few copies so you can move to a spare when the current one wears out. Okay all joking aside, the 3-D printer business is making its way into every facet of manufacturing and designing. This is a big ******* deal.
Dassault Systemes is right in the middle of this whole shebang. DASTY is trading at $139.04. This has been on an express elevator heading up for a few years and no wonder with over 2 billion in sales which is over 13% better than last year with a 16% profit margin. Best of all the big boys haven’t gobbled up all its shares yet with only 0.89% institutional ownership.
Kirk to Scotty, “Beam me down a new blaster, mine just ran out of juice.”
Scotty to Kirk, “Sorry boss but you took the last one with you. I’ll have to run the blueprints through the replicator to make one.”