Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS) subsidiaries MakerBot and Stratasys Japan Co. Ltd said that MakerBot 3D printing and scanning products will be offered by Stratasys Japan, leveraging Stratasys´ strong presence, infrastructure and expertise in the Japanese market.
Stratasys Japan expects to help strengthen MakerBot´s current Japanese value-added reseller relationships. MakerBot´s current Japanese resellers include Brule and Nihon Binary, who have known and sold MakerBot(R) Replicator 3D Printers and the MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner for years, and will continue to represent MakerBot in Japan.
MakerBot was founded in 2009 and specializes in desktop 3D printers and scanners. MakerBot is a pioneer and leader in this market space and created Thingiverse.com, a 3D printing design community for discovering, creating, and sharing of 3D printable files.
MakerBot is a leader in the next industrial revolution by setting the standards in reliable and affordable desktop 3D printing. Its website is at makerbot.com.
Stratasys, headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, is a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. Its website is at www.stratasys.com or http://blog.stratasys.com.