Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, is a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. The company’s patented FDM®, PolyJet™, and WDM™ 3D Printing technologies produce prototypes and manufactured goods directly from 3D CAD files or other 3D content. Systems include 3D printers for idea development, prototyping and direct digital manufacturing. Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and Solidscape, and the company operates a digital-manufacturing service comprising RedEye, Harvest Technologies and Solid Concepts. Stratasys has more than 2,500 employees, holds over 600 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally, and has received more than 25 awards for its technology and leadership.
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McLaren plans to start 3D-printing parts for its Formula 1 cars trackside at Grand Prix competitions shortly, the firm believes the technology will give it an advantage over rivals allowing it to make last-minute changes.
(April 12, 2017)
With the 120th running of the Boston Marathon, the competition to bring 3D-printed athletic shoes to the general market is sprinting ahead, but for the sneaker industry, the technology, and its supply chain, this will be a marathon, not a sprint.
(April 17, 2016)
Opel, Europe’s 3rd largest automotive manufacturer, is slashing manufacturing tool production costs by up to 90% using its Stratasys 3D Printers, as well as 3D printing assembly tools in less than 24 hours.
(November 18, 2015)
Industry 4.0 is more than just a flashy catchphrase, and with a confluence of trends and technologies promises to reshape the way things are made.
(June 26, 2015)
Amazon filed for a patent for 3D printers mounted within trucks, which could then print customers' purchases on the fly and deliver them instantly, and save money by eliminating the need to import items and store them in warehouses.
(March 04, 2015)
Using a million-dollar metal 3-D printer and the right computer-modeled recipe, a trained operator can create virtually any object out of metal in a matter of hours or days.
(October 09, 2014)
The new process is a great fit for 3D printing of Nike’s product range and FlyKnit will help Nike make lighter, better fitting shoes that map to new manufacturing models tailored for conditions in developing economies.
(October 09, 2014)
First nationwide retailer to offer 3D print plans to expand to nearly 100 centers nationwide to better meet the needs of small business owner.
(October 01, 2014)
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Industrial 3D printer maker Stratasys has announced that for the first time it’s selling a professional-grade 3D printer on Amazon.
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