Company Overview of MakerBot Industries, LLC
MakerBot Industries, LLC manufactures and markets 3D printers that are used to print various kinds and shapes of plastic objects. The company also provides PCBs, cables and wires, components, CNC and DIY kits, electronics, fashion items, motors, tool-heads, and desktop 3D scanners. It sells its products through its retail stores in New York, Boston, and Greenwich; and a network of resellers globally, as well as online. MakerBot Industries, LLC has a strategic partnership with SoftKinetic-Optrima S.A. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Brooklyn, New York. As of August 15, 2013, MakerBot Industries, LLC operates as a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd.
87 3rd Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217-2315
Founded in 2009
Key Executives for MakerBot Industries, LLC
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.
MakerBot Industries, LLC Key Developments
MakerBot Teams Up with Computers Unlimited to Distribute Products in the UK
Mar 5 14
MakerBot announced a distribution and sales agreement with Computers Unlimited in the UK. Computers Unlimited will manage all UK-based resellers activity, and channel development for MakerBot, and will sell and support MakerBot's line of MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers and MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner, as well as MakerBot Filament. CU will offer MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer, the MakerBot Replicator Mini Compact 3D Printer, the MakerBot Replicator Z18 3D Printer, the MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner, and MakerBot PLA Filament, as well as the MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer and the MakerBot Replicator 2X Experimental 3D Printer. The new fifth generation MakerBot 3D Printers recently released in 2014 all share the new MakerBot 3D Printing Platform that includes MakerBot fifth generation technology with app and cloud enabled 3D printing, access to Thingiverse.com, MakerBot's 3D design community, and an on-board camera for monitoring and sharing, and the new MakerBot Smart Extruder that is easy to swap or replace and notifies the user if filament needs to be replaced. The new fifth generation MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers are scheduled to be available this spring.
MakerBot Announces Innovation Centers for Universities and Businesses
Feb 6 14
MakerBot aims at helping transform universities and businesses into MakerBot Innovation Centers that empower organizations to innovate faster, collaborate better and be more competitive. The MakerBot Innovation Centers are filled with 30+ MakerBot desktop 3D printer and scanners with the goal of helping train the next generation of engineers, architects, industrial designers and artists, as well as transform businesses into innovation hubs that can facilitate their own rapid prototyping and increase their product design cycles while saving time and money. The MakerBot Innovation Center is designed to be a large-scale 3D printing destination, built in partnership with MakerBot and its knowledgeable engineering, creative and training teams. The MakerBot Innovation Centers are intended to increase innovation and collaboration, and work as a catalyst for new ideas and growth. The MakerBot Innovation Centers include a forum to bring departments and individuals together to take education or corporate work to the next level. By utilizing the MakerBot Innovation Center's numerous MakerBot 3D printers and scanners, the Innovation Center can generate numerous prototypes and models, streamline workflow, as well as be a center for inspiration, which is ultimately aimed at establishing a valuable recruiting and fund-raising asset for the university or corporation, as well as being a place to generate revenue and build skills for the future. The first MakerBot Innovation Center in the country is installed at SUNY New Paltz in New York, which will be celebrating a grand opening of the facility on February 11, 2014, with a visit by MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis for a special ribbon cutting ceremony and lecture to students and faculty. The MakerBot Innovation Center at SUNY New Paltz is the first in the nation and the first in the State of New York and will serve to connect the university's science, math, engineering and fine arts programs, with a goal of solidifying the university's leading role in utilizing and developing 3D printing technology in the Hudson Valley area.
MakerBot Announces Distribution and Sales Agreement with Micro Center Stores in the United States
Jan 14 14
MakerBot announced a distribution and sales agreement with Micro Center stores in the United States. The agreement with Micro Center will expand MakerBot's retail presence to 25 Micro Center stores located in 16 states. The Micro Center stores will be selling the line of MakerBot products, including the MakerBot(R) Replicator(R) 2 Desktop 3D Printer, the MakerBot Replicator 2X Experimental 3D Printer, the MakerBot(R) Digitizer(TM) Desktop 3D Scanner, MakerBot(R) Filament, and the MakerBot MakerCare parts protection plan, as well as MakerBot's new fifth generation of MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers when they are available this spring, which includes the MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer, the MakerBot Replicator Mini Compact 3D Printer, and the MakerBot Replicator Z18 3D Printer. This is the second strategic brick and mortar retail partnership for MakerBot, outside of a relationship with Microsoft retail stores, and MakerBot's own three MakerBot retails stores in New York, Boston, and Greenwich, Conn.
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