Stratasys Hires Carlos Levenstein as Latin America GM
PAULO, Brazil, Feb 25, 2013 – Stratasys, Ltd, a leading manufacturer of 3D
printers and production systems for prototyping and manufacturing, today
announced the appointment of Carlos Levenstein as general manager, Latin
America. Levenstein will oversee operations in the region, as the company
expands its reach to emerging markets.
Levenstein brings over 15 years of experience in the printing industry, and most
recently served as the managing director, Latin America, for Primera Technology,
Inc. where he was responsible for the start-up of the company’s operations in
South America and Central America.
Gilad Gans, executive vice president, Global Field Operations at Stratasys said
the reach of 3D printing is growing rapidly, and they now see it expanding into
emerging markets. With Carloss’ knowledge and experience in the region, they
hope to strengthen the company’s overall presence in Latin America.
Operations in Latin America will include three territory managers, dedicated
marketing and customer support teams and 14 channel partners throughout the
territory with more than 20 offices in Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Chile,
Argentina, Ecuador, Peru, Panama, Uruguay, Paraguay, Venezuela, Costa Rica, El
Salvador, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, Trinidad Tobago and the Caribbean.
Levenstein said Stratasys is now one of the largest 3D printing manufacturers
worldwide. He look forward to leading the company’s efforts to expand in Latin
America. Leveraging their broad range of systems will help them further
establish a presence in these territories.
About Stratasys Inc
Stratasys Inc., Minneapolis, is a maker of additive manufacturing machines
for prototyping and producing plastic parts. The company markets under the
brands Mojo, uPrint and Dimension 3D Printers and Fortus Production 3D Printers.
The company also operates RedEye On Demand, a digital-manufacturing service for
prototypes and production parts. In 2011 Stratasys acquired 3D printer maker
Solidscape Inc. According to Wohlers Report 2012, Stratasys had a 41.5 percent
market share in 2011, and has been the unit market leader for the tenth
They patented and owns the fused deposition modeling
(FDM) process. The process creates functional prototypes and manufactured goods directly from any 3D CAD program, using high-performance industrial
thermoplastics. The company holds 380 granted or pending additive manufacturing
patents globally. Stratasys products are used in the aerospace, defence,
automotive, medical, business and industrial equipment, education, architecture,
and consumer-product industries.
For more information,
visit their website here www.stratasys.com.
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