Xometry Integrates Big Blue Saw’s Software, Data for Laser and Waterjet Sheet Cutting
Xometry’s machine learning and AI capabilities deliver instant quoting for the most complex 2D operations.
January 7, 2022
Xometry has fully integrated Big Blue Saw’s software and data into its online marketplace, which connects enterprise buyers with manufacturing capacity worldwide. The data from Big Blue Saw enables Xometry to deliver instant quotes with competitive prices and short lead times for laser- and waterjet sheet-cutting services.
Xometry acquired Big Blue Saw in November and began the process of integrating tens of millions of data points. The data enhances Xometry’s existing machine learning and AI capabilities, allowing Xometry to deliver significantly expanded offerings. Big Blue Saw has amassed nearly two decades of experience developing automation and algorithms for instant quotes for laser- and waterjet sheet-cutting.
“Our cutting-edge AI-driven marketplace now includes Big Blue Saw’s massive dataset and technical expertise, which allows us to offer these enhanced services,” says Randy Altschuler, CEO of Xometry. “Our engine gets smarter with each interaction, giving enterprise buyers the confidence to order custom complex parts so they can create truly transformational products that benefit nearly every conceivable industry.”
Xometry's sheet-cutting capabilities include hundreds of materials including metals, plastics, composites, foams, paneling, rubber and wood. Xometry is committed to accelerating the digital transformation of the manufacturing industry. The company's digital marketplace connects enterprise buyers across industries such as aerospace, autonomous and electric vehicles, clean energy, consumer products, defense, industrial, robotics and more with sellers of custom-manufactured parts worldwide.
Xometry's marketplace delivers real-time access to global manufacturing capacity and demand, providing CNC machining, 3D printing, injection molding and laser- and waterjet sheet-cutting services.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.