DSM and Shapeways Partner to Develop Scalable 3D Printing Solutions
The partnership between DSM and Shapeways will allow DSM to continue its ongoing commitment to building a 3D printing ecosystem using Shapeways' technology, the companies report.
November 25, 2019
Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living and Shapeways, a technology platform for product creation through 3D printing, are announcing a partnership to develop custom and industrially scalable 3D printing solutions using Shapeways’ technology and digital manufacturing expertise and DSM’smaterials.
The partnership between DSM and Shapeways will allow DSM to continue its ongoing commitment to building a 3D printing ecosystem using Shapeways' technology. By using Shapeways’ newest technology offerings, DSM can now harness the power of on-demand 3D printing at scale, with just a small line of code. DSM- Powered by Shapeways will be available for DSM high-performance materials, providing businesses a lower barrier to entry and quicker access to new materials and additive manufacturing technologies, the companies say.
“DSM’s partnership with Shapeways’ will allow DSM to grow its additive manufacturing ecosystem bringing customers fast, easy access to 3D printing materials and technology,” says Hugo da Silva, VP Additive Manufacturing at DSM. “Shapeways’ innovative product creation solutions will greatly impact the way our customers are scaling additive manufacturing solutions and experiencing new technologies.”
DSM and Shapeways officially announced their partnership during this year’s Formnext convention, in late November in Frankfurt, Germany. More details about the collaboration between the two companies will be released in the coming months.
“We at Shapeways believe that the power of additive manufacturing and simplified product creation increases scalability and greatly enhances traditional manufacturing solutions,” says Greg Kress, CEO at Shapeways. “By collaborating with DSM, a highly esteemed science-based company, Shapeways’ B2B solutions will continue to scale the accessibility of 3D printing across a multitude of sectors.”
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.