A New Horizon for 3-D Printed Prostheses

The custom prosthetics and orthotics market is shaping up to be the next place where 3-D printing is headed. Companies like Stratasys and 3D Systems have increased their exposure to this multi-billion-dollar industry. In this video, Fool.com contributor Steve Heller sits down with The Motley Fool's Erin Miller to discuss why this is another area where 3-D printing is changing the landscape and how it could lead to billions in new revenues.

3D Systems is at the leading edge of a disruptive technological revolution, with the broadest portfolio of 3-D printers in the industry. However, despite years of earnings growth, 3D Systems' share price has risen even faster, and today the company sports a dizzying valuation. To help investors decide whether the future of additive manufacturing is bright enough to justify the lofty price tag on the company's shares, The Motley Fool has compiled a premium research report on whether 3D Systems is a buy right now. In our report, we take a close look at 3D Systems' opportunities, risks, and critical factors for growth. You'll also find reasons to buy or sell the stock today. To start reading, simply click here now for instant access.

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