MINNEAPOLIS and REHOVOT, Israel, Feb. 1 – Stratasys, Ltd., a leading manufacturer of 3D printers and production systems for prototyping and manufacturing, today announced its Objet line of 3D printers has been named a winner in Design World's sixth annual Leadership in Engineering program. Objet-line 3D printing technology was honored in the Digital Manufacturing category.
Design World's Leadership in Engineering is an industry recognition program to acknowledge engineering leadership across several disciplines. Winners of the sixth annual program were chosen by Design World online users, and a list of winners can be found at Design World.
"It is an honor to be recognized by the industry for our innovation and leadership in Digital Manufacturing," said Jon Cobb , Stratasys Executive Vice President for Marketing. "Stratasys strives to provide customers with cutting-edge technology and capabilities, in order to deliver a comprehensive range of 3D printing systems that meet every need from design to prototyping to direct digital manufacturing.''
Objet-line 3D Printers' and 3D printing technology's engineering leadership was on display in multiple ways in 2012, including:
- Launch of the Objet30 Pro desktop 3D printer, the only desktop system with variety of seven different materials including clear transparent and high temperature materials
- First and only solution to break the 100 materials barrier with a new range of Objet Digital Materials available in the Objet Connex line of 3D Printers.
- Launch of the Objet1000 wide format 3D printer, which features an ultra-large build tray for creating large industrial size models and 1:1 scale prototypes
- Objet Connex multi-material technology that is able to print up to 14 different material properties in one prototype
About Stratasys Ltd
Stratasys Ltd. is the corporate entity formed in 2012 by the merger of 3D printing companies Stratasys Inc. and Objet Ltd., based in Minneapolis, Minn. and Rehovot, Israel. The company manufactures 3D printers and materials for prototyping and production. Prior to merging, the two companies' revenues totaled $277 million for 2011. Its patented FDM and Inkjet-based processes produce prototypes or manufactured goods directly from 3D CAD files or other 3D content. Systems include affordable desktop 3D printers for idea development, a range of systems for prototyping, and large production systems for direct digital manufacturing. The company's range of over 130 3D printing materials is the widest in the industry and includes in excess of 120 proprietary inkjet-based photopolymer materials and 10 proprietary FDM-based thermoplastic materials. Stratasys also manufacturers Solidscape 3D Printers and operates the RedEye On Demand digital-manufacturing service. The company has over 1100 employees, holds over 500 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally, and has received more than 20 awards for its technology and leadership.