MakerBot announces at CES 2015 new PLA-based filaments made with composites of real metal, stone and wood, and a remote monitoring feature for its latest 3D printers.
The new partnership puts printable vacuum upgrades on MakerBot's "Thingiverse" design database.
The desktop 3D printer maker, a Stratasys subsidiary, is taking over assets of a German partner to form MakerBot Europe.
3D printing is proving to be a formidable battleground in enterprise hardware. A deal with MakerBot could already push Dell ahead of the rest.
In an interview with CNET amid the final days of CES 2014, MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis makes the bold claim that his company's new $1,375 Replicator Mini marks a pivotal point in taking 3D printing mainstream.
Bre Pettis, CEO of MakerBot, talks to Donald Bell and Bridget Carey about a new line of 3D printers and a new universe of printable objects.
At CES in Las Vegas, MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis shows off the company's new industrial-strength 3D printer, the Z18. The new printer is 12x12x18 inches and designed for the professional 3D printer market, and will be available in the spring of 2014.
MakerBot shows off its latest 3D printers, the MakerBot Replicator Mini, Maker Replicator, and MakerBot Replicator Z18.
At CES 2014 Makerbot has revealed a simplified consumer version of the Replicator boasting "one-touch 3D printing".
The 3D-printing company is "on a mission," according to Chief Executive Bre Pettis. In an initiative supported by the White House, MakerBot is turning to crowdsourcing to fund the scheme.