Stratasys Launches First 3D Printer Designed Especially for Smaller Orthodontic Labs and Clinics
- Compact, easy to use and affordable; making digital orthodontics accessible for all
- See Objet30 OrthoDesk at IDS (International Design Show, Cologne, Germany, March 12-16) – Hall 3.2, Stand F-020/G-021
MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Stratasys, Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS ) , a leading manufacturer of 3D printers and production systems for prototyping and manufacturing, today announced the launch of the Objet30 OrthoDesk 3D Printer, specially designed for smaller orthodontic labs and clinics. The Objet30 OrthoDesk now makes digital orthodontics accessible for facilities of all sizes.
Digital orthodontics is rapidly becoming the industry standard because of its many business advantages including the ability to significantly shorten delivery times, increase production capacity and eliminate bulky model storage. Until today, due to cost considerations, 3D printers have only been practical for larger labs.
Affordable and simple-to-use, Objet30 OrthoDesk conveniently fits on a desktop in any lab, With industry-leading precision, it enables orthodontists to create accurate, smooth, orthodontic models more easily than ever before. Now orthodontists can automate the entire workflow from CAD file to model fabrication, significantly accelerating production times and increasing capacity. By transitioning to a fully digital workflow, the process of physical impressions can be eliminated as well, improving patient satisfaction. Models can now be stored digitally, so bulky physical models no longer need to be saved.
“Objet30 OrthoDesk is great for smaller labs. It offers efficiency, quality and accuracy in a convenient desktop size which is just right for us,” said Ana L. Marin, Lab Owner, ARCAD Lab. “It’s enabling us to expand our services to a wider range of customers. I definitely see Objet30 OrthoDesk as a game-changer.”
“Stratasys continues to make digital orthodontics happen, one lab and clinic at a time,” said Avi Cohen, Director of Global Dental at Stratasys. “We are excited to launch the Objet30 OrthoDesk and bring the most accurate 3D printing technology to all the smaller labs and clinics who want to benefit from the future of orthodontics, today.”
The Objet30 OrthoDesk combines accurate, precise 3D printing technology with a small desktop footprint. It comes with specialized dental printing materials in convenient sealed cartridges. Stone models, orthodontic appliances, delivery and positioning trays, clear aligners, retainers and surgical guides can all be produced significantly faster and much more accurately than before. Based on patented PolyJet® 3D Printing technology, Objet30 OrthoDesk jets ultrafine layers of material for smooth, accurate models. As many as 20 models can be created with every print run.
The Objet-line of 3D printers has received various awards in recent years, including the Design World 2013 Leaders in Engineering Award, the Dental Advisor 2013 Top Innovative Equipment Award, and the Dental Labs Products 2011 Readers Choice Award. The same technology is now available with the Objet30 OrthoDesk. It is clean and efficient and delivers the highest quality orthodontic 3D printing. It is available immediately.
Benefits of Objet30 OrthoDesk
- Digitizes orthodontic workflow
- Dramatically accelerates production times
- Significantly increases production capacity
- Eliminates physical impressions
- Allows digital storage of models
About the Objet30 OrthoDesk
- Produces models with smooth surfaces, fine details & moving parts
- Suitable for small spaces, offices and desktop operation
- Tray Size (X×Y×Z) 300 x 200 x 100 mm (11.81 x 7.87 x 3.94 inches)
Resources for Media
- Digital Press Kit
- Video: Objet30 OrthoDesk product movie
- Video: Customers discuss the value Objet30 OrthoDesk brings to their business
For more information see www.StratasysDental.com.
About Stratasys Ltd
Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS ) is the corporate entity formed in 2012 by the merger of 3D printing companies Stratasys Inc. and Objet Ltd., based in Minneapolis, Minn. and Rehovot, Israel. The Company manufactures 3D printers and materials for prototyping and production. Its patented FDM® and PolyJet® processes produce prototypes and manufactured goods directly from 3D CAD files or other 3D content. Systems include affordable desktop 3D printers for idea development, a range of systems for prototyping, and large production systems for direct digital manufacturing. Since June 2012, the Company’s range of over 130 3D printing materials is the widest in the industry and includes in excess of 120 proprietary inkjet-based photopolymer materials and 10 proprietary FDM-based thermoplastic materials. Stratasys also manufactures Solidscape 3D Printers and operates the RedEye On Demand digital-manufacturing service. The Company has more than 1100 employees, holds more than 500 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally, and has received more than 20 awards for its technology and leadership. Online at: www.stratasys.com or http://blog.stratasys.com / www.objet.comor http://blog.objet.com.
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Statements regarding Stratasys’ beliefs, intentions and expectations, including statements regarding the management of Stratasys, Inc. and Objet Ltd. as a combined company, the benefits of the combination of the companies, and the future financial performance of the combined company after their merger, are forward-looking statements. The statements involve risks and uncertainties, both known and unknown, that may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Actual results may differ materially due to a number of factors, including the risk and uncertainty that the businesses of the two companies may not be integrated successfully; the risk that the merger may involve unexpected costs or unexpected liabilities; the risk that synergies from the merger may not be fully realized or may take longer to realize than expected; the risk that management’s focus on and disruptions arising from the merger make it more difficult to maintain relationships with customers, employees, or suppliers. Stratasys’ ability to achieve the results presented in any forward-looking statement will depend on numerous factors, including its ability to penetrate the 3D printing market; its ability to achieve the growth rates experienced in preceding quarters; its ability to introduce, produce and market both existing and new consumable materials, and the market acceptance of these materials; the impact of competitive products and pricing; its timely development of new products and materials and market acceptance of those products and materials; the success of Stratasys’ recent R&D initiative to expand the DDM capabilities of its core FDM technology; and the success of Stratasys’ RedEye On DemandTM and other paid parts services. These and other applicable factors are discussed in this presentation and in Stratasys’ filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These filings include the definitive proxy statement/prospectus filed with the SEC on August 8, 2012, as well as the filings that Stratasys, Inc. has made with the SEC and that Stratasys Ltd. has made and will make with the SEC in the future, including its report on Form 20-F to be filed for the year ended 12/31/2012. Any forward-looking statements included in this presentation are as of the date they are given, and Stratasys does not intend to update them if its views later change, except as may be required by law. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing Stratasys’ views as of any date subsequent to the date they are given.
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