3D Printer company Stratsys is taking a cross-country road trip and it’s taking a few of its friends with it. The company is sponsoring the 3DRV along with AutoDesk, HP, Nvidia, Jayco, and FARO. The 3DRV will be an educational tool to show how 3D printing is changing the process for design and manufacture of products. The 3DRV left its starting point of San Francisco in May and June 30th will be stopping at the Stratasys offices in Minneapolis suburb of Eden Prairie, Minnesota. The entire journey will be documented by TJ McCue, owner of Refine Digital and 3D printing enthusiast.
You can find more info on Stratsys and the 3DRV in the press release below.
STRATASYS HITTING THE ROAD WITH “3DRV” TOUR OF THE UNITED STATES
Eight-Month Road Show Will Explore how 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing
are Changing the Way Things are Designed and Manufactured
3DRV Visiting Stratasys Headquarters in Minneapolis on Monday, June 30
MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, ISRAEL, June 26, 2014 – Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), a global leader of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, today announced it is co-sponsoring a coast-to-coast 3D printing road show based out of a recreational vehicle being called the “3DRV.” The 3DRV will tour the United States to explore how 3D printing and additive manufacturing are changing the way things are designed and manufactured and the possible implications for business and society at large. The tour is sponsored by Autodesk, HP, Nvidia, Jayco, FARO and Stratasys.
The eight-month road show kicked off late-May in San Francisco and includes more than 100 planned stops and visits with companies, students, and individuals across the country. As part of the tour, the 3DRV will be visiting Stratasys Headquarters in Minneapolis on Monday, June 30.
The journey will be documented through video, multimedia, and stories by TJ McCue: 3D printing enthusiast, writer, and owner of Refine Digital. Along the tour, people will be able to interact with Stratasys 3D printers to see how the technology can be applied in design, manufacturing, and a variety of applications across industries.
“We believe that 3D printing is revolutionizing how products are designed and manufactured, providing new opportunities to businesses and manufacturers of all size,” said Gilad Gans, president of North America Operations for Stratasys. “Like the Internet in the 1990s and smartphones in the last decade, 3D printing technology is expected to become highly accessible, and it is likely poised to usher in a new world of design and manufacturing possibilities.”
Follow the journey at www.3DRV.com, and visit Stratasys’ Facebook, Twitter, and company blog for ongoing updates, multimedia and related content.
About Stratasys Ltd.
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®, PolyJetTM, 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 the RedEye digital-manufacturing service. Stratasys has more than 1900 employees, holds over 550 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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