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Cemex Ventures invests in 3D-printing tech for building

July 27, 2022

Ibon Iribar, investment and open innovation advisor at Cemex Ventures, told Construction Dive in an email that Cobod’s offerings, which include the D.fab admixture and gantry-based robotic machines instead of robotic-arm printers, were what set Cobod apart from competitors. Iribar also emphasized Cobod’s business model, which is focused on manufacturing the printing machines and not the construction element.

D.fab can prepare different cement mixes for 3D printing by making a more fluid mixture, according to the company. With the admixture, along with Cobod’s machines, the 3D printing process requires less material and opens the door to the use of any form of cement, the company claims.

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