REHOVOT, Israel, February 20, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —
Objet Ltd., the innovation leader in 3D printing for rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing, today announced its expansion in the Chinese market with the signing of two new channel partners – Digital China and Shanghai Chengmei Technology.
Digital China, a leading IT distributor in China, will act as an Objet distributor, and support the Objet line of 3D Printers and materials in North China. Shanghai Chengmei Technology Co., Ltd. (“Shanghai Chengmei”), a leading solution provider of rapid prototyping equipment and 3D scanners, will represent Objet’s products in East China as a reseller.
“With its huge manufacturing base and growing interest in 3D printing and rapid prototyping, China is an important strategic market for Objet,” said Gilad Yron, Regional Manager for Objet Asia Pacific and Japan. “It was therefore essential for us to team up with the right local partners. We have full confidence that together with Shanghai Chengmei Technology and Digital China we will make world-class 3D printing and Objet the first choice for Chinese manufacturers in virtually any industry.”
Mr. Sun Chun Hua, General Manager of SBU Business Department of Digital China – Commercial SBU 3D Digital Products Division, commented: “Objet, being the industry leader in the 3D printing for rapid prototyping arena, is definitely our choice of partner. With Objet’s award-winning technology, together with our experience and extensive network in the manufacturing industry, we aim to offer cost-effective world-class rapid prototyping solutions and services to the market.”
Jerry Zhou, General Manager of Shanghai Chengmei said, “It is an honor for us to be associated with Objet, the global leader in 3D printing for rapid prototyping. With Objet 3D printing systems, we can now offer an end-to-end solution to the market, thereby enabling our customers to shorten design cycle, reduce RD costs and ultimately, fasten time-to-market for their products.”
About Digital China – Commercial SBU 3D Digital Products Division (“Digital China”)
As China’s leading IT integration service provider, Digital China has set up regional centers in 19 major cities across the country, establishing good strategic partnership with over 100 global leading IT brands. Digital China has more than 10,000 agent partners, offering leading edge IT solution and services to various industries including financial, telecommunications, government, etc. Digital China has entered the 3D design and manufacture market since 2007 and has since become China’s largest equipment supplier in the RP field, with more than 200 customers, possessing a nationwide sales and after-sale service-network.
About Shanghai Chengmei
Chengmei Technology is a duly authorized partner of Creaform (Canada), ViALUX (Germany), Objet (Israel) and Geomagic (U.S.) in China. It provides customers with non-arm portable CMM, 3D scanning, rapid prototyping, related processing software and other advanced manufacturing technology products, technical support, technical services and a range of solutions mainly for computer-aided detection, reverse engineering, computer-aided design, rapid prototyping and rapid tooling, etc. The application industries include automobile manufacturing, shipbuilding, aerospace, mold making, machining, footwear, mobile phone manufacturing, dentistry and plastic surgery, university education and scientific research.
Objet Ltd, is a leading provider of high quality, cost effective inkjet-based 3D printing systems and materials. A global company, Objet has offices in North America, Europe, Japan, China, Hong Kong, and India.
Objet’s 3D printing systems and 3D printing materials are ideal for any company involved in the manufacture or design of physical products using 3D software or other 3D content. Companies using Objet’s solutions can be typically found in sectors such as consumer goods electronics, aerospace defense, automotive, education, dental, medical and medical devices, architecture, industrial machinery, footwear, sporting goods, toys and service bureaus.
Founded in 1998, the company has thousands of customers worldwide including a substantial share of the relevant Fortune 100 and Fortune 500. Its award-winning technology (13 awards in 6 years) is based upon over 110 patents and patent pending inventions.
Objet’s advanced 3D printing systems and range of about 70 materials enable professionals to build prototypes that accurately simulate the true look, feel and function of an end-product, even complex, assembled goods. The Objet Connex™ line of multi-material 3D printers features the world’s only technology to simultaneously jet 2 materials. With this, users can print many different materials into a single part and print various mixed parts on the same build tray. Users can also create advanced composite materials, or Digital Materials™ featuring unique mechanical and thermal properties. Objet’s range of about 70 3D printing materials simulate properties ranging from rigid to rubber-like, transparent to opaque and standard to ABS-grade engineering plastics, with a large number of in-between shore grades and shades.
Objet’s 3D printers are available in a range of form-factors, from cost-effective desktop 3D printers, ideal for entry-level professionals, all the way to industrial-scale multi-material machines for front-line designers and top manufacturers. Objet’s 3D printers feature the industry’s highest-resolution 3D printing quality, based on 16-micron (0.0006 in.) super-thin layering, wide material versatility, office friendliness and ease of operation.
For more information, visit us at
http://www.objet.com , and for more about 3D printing industry-related news, business issues and trends, read the Objet blog.
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