Stratasys Partners with Thinglab

MELBOURNE, Australia, Mar 4, 2020 – Stratasys AP, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd., the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, announced the appointment of Melbourne-based technology supplier Thinglab by Freedspace as its channel partner to expand its market presence and penetrate new markets in Australia.

Founded in 2001, Thinglab is part of the Freedspace laboratories that offers comprehensive 3D solutions from design, scanning to 3D printing services to the Australian market. Renowned for its high quality and outstanding services, Thinglab will market the full suite of Stratasys F123 series, including the F120, F170, F270 and F370 3D printers to targeted industries such as design professionals, education and arts sectors.

“We are excited to partner with Thinglab to expand our reach to diverse segments such as high schools, small to mid-size design firms, and art producers given the talent of the team and their understanding of needs from these important markets. And I am certain that local customers will gain much benefit from the reliable Stratasys solutions and consistent quality of printed parts while receiving best-in-class support from Thinglab,” comments Ben Darling, senior territory manager of Stratasys Australia and New Zealand Region.

“Over the decades we have witnessed 3D printing become an essential part of the design process and in recent years our customers have been seeking more accurate, safer and more reliable tools to help them advance their business. Many have explored 3D printing with low-end solutions which do not always meet expectations of operators or business owners,” said Joe Farr, managing director of Thinglab. “That is why we are so excited to add industry-leading technologies from Stratasys to the Thinglab portfolio – Stratasys products are the right choice for businesses and educators who are looking for professional 3D Printing solutions which work first time, every time.”

Stratasys and channel partners will continue to offer world-class 3D printing solutions and vertical applications to companies across different sectors, including aerospace, automotive, education, medical, consumer goods and electronics, facilitating businesses to expedite their design and manufacturing processes.

About Stratasys

For more than 30 years, Stratasys Ltd. has been a defining force and dominant player in 3D printing and additive manufacturing – shaping the way things are made. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, the company empowers customers across a broad range of vertical markets by enabling new paradigms for design and manufacturing. The company’s solutions provide customers with unmatched design freedom and manufacturing flexibility – reducing time-to-market and lowering development costs, while improving designs and communications. Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and Solidscape, and the Stratasys ecosystem includes 3D printers for prototyping and production; a wide range of 3D printing materials; parts on-demand via Stratasys Direct Manufacturing; strategic consulting and professional services; and the Thingiverse and GrabCAD communities with over 2 million 3D printable files for free designs. With more than 2,700 employees and 1200 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents, Stratasys has received more than 30 technology and leadership awards.

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About Freedspace

Freedspace provides advanced 3D technologies and services to a wide range of professionals and educators across Australia. It is their mission to provide expert technical advice and guidance to ensure their clients not only choose the right solution but make sure those tools work effectively within their workflow to achieve outstanding results.

They understand small business and since their foundation in 2006, have assembled a team of consultants with a deep understanding of 3D printing, 3D scanning, motion capture and virtual reality, and how to implement these technologies effectively. Freedspace is split into focused business units with Thinglab dedicated to 3D Printing and 3D Scanning workflows.

The Thinglab team is committed to providing their clients with the best possible support, both before and after implementation, so they can spend more time doing the things they do best.

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