30 July 2014 | News | By BioSpectrum Bureau
(L-R) Jonathan Jaglom, GM-APAC and Japan, Stratasys; Mr Ido Eylon, GM South Asia, Stratasys; Mr Chang Chin Nam, Executive Director, Precision Engineering, EDB at the launch
Singapore: Stratasys, 3D printing solutions provider, has launched a 3D printing experience centre in Singapore to provide local support to South Asia and Pacific region in 3D printing solutions.
Mr Chang Chin Nam, executive director of precision engineering at Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), said "Singapore's manufacturing industry needs to master disruptive technologies like additive manufacturing to strengthen its global competitiveness. The EDB will work with companies to acquire additive manufacturing capabilities to develop innovative value-added products and to build an additive manufacturing ecosystem in Singapore."
The centre features Stratasys' cutting-edge 3D printing technologies- PolyJet and Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM) along with desktop 3D printers to large, advanced 3D production systems for designers and engineers to create models and prototypes for new product design and testing and to build finished goods in low volume.
"The 3D Printing Experience Centre reflects our confidence in the South Asia & Pacific region," said Mr Ido Eylon, general manager, south Asia at Stratasys. "As a leading 3D printing industry player, Stratasys recognizes the importance of implementing a global strategy in local context. Establishing a demo centre locally allows our customers to see our innovative technologies in action and realise the values and advantages of 3D printing technology. This is well aligned with our corporate vision to make 3D printing more accessible and to help customers revolutionise their product design and manufacturing processes."