Stratasys Inaugurates 3D Printing Experience Center in Bangalore, India
Strengthening local footprints and providing wider technologies and applications access to the market
Bangalore, India – April 23, 2015 - Stratasys India, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS), a global leader of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, today announced the inauguration of its first 3D Printing Experience Center in Bangalore, India, strengthening local footprints and providing wider access of the technologies and applications to the market; aimed at addressing the growing demand the company observes in India. The establishment signifies Stratasys’ commitment to the region. Fully-facilitated with Stratasys full product range, the Center offers local businesses an opportunity to gain better insights into the value of 3D printing solutions.
Located in Bangalore, the new 3D Printing Experience Center was inaugurated on 23 April, 2015 at a grand opening event joined by valued customers and channel partners. “We believe 3D printing is an exciting prospect in India. From producing plastic prototypes to 3D printing fully-functional end parts, India is undergoing transformation in manufacturing. With the government’s thrust on the ‘Make in India’ campaign and a GDP growth rate of 8% in India by 2017 as per the World Bank report, additive manufacturing is a catalyst to bolster up local businesses’ global competitiveness. Leveraging our expertise and know-how, the 3D Printing Experience Centre strengthens Stratasys presence in India, providing innovative 3D printing solutions and applications specially engineered for the manufacturing industry,” said Rajiv Bajaj, General Manager, Stratasys India.
The 3D Printing Experience Centre features Stratasys’ latest cutting-edge 3D printing technologies – PolyJet™ and Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM®), showcasing its full product portfolio, solutions and applications, thus enabling designers and engineers to create models and prototypes for new product design and testing and to build finished goods. The Centre also exhibits Stratasys’ comprehensive range of 3D printing materials - PolyJet photopolymers and FDM thermoplastics.
“The 3D Printing Experience Centre exemplifies our commitment to the fast-growing Indian market,” Omer Krieger, General Manager, Stratasys Asia Pacific & Japan, commented. “As a leader in the 3D printing industry, we recognize the importance of implementing global strategies in local context. Establishing the Center locally does not only demystify 3D printing technologies for the market, but also makes advanced applications accessible to potential users.”
Stratasys has 10 offices in the Asia Pacific region with Hong Kong as the Asia-Pacific & Japan headquarter. With a well-established channel partner network, Stratasys is committed to providing world-class 3D printing solutions and user experience to cater to the unique needs in the local and diverse community. Stratasys India continues to focus on industries including automotive, defense, education, aerospace, medical, dental, industrial machinery, R&D and manufacturing.
Stratasys’ 3D Printing Experience Center is located at Ground Floor, Salarpuria, Cambridge Mall, No. 9, Cambridge Road, Ulsoor, Bangalore – 560008, India ###
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® and PolyJet™ 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 subsidiary includes MakerBot, and the company operates the digital parts manufacturing service, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing. Stratasys has more than 2,800 employees, holds over 600 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally, and has received more than 25 awards for its technology and leadership. Online at: www.stratasys.com or http://blog.stratasys.com.
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