Collaboration to bring 3D printing to classrooms

Ultimaker, leader in professional 3D printing, announces reseller partnership with FUJIFILM Business Innovation Australia. This partnership aims to meet growing demands from educational institutions seeking to fill the additive manufacturing (AM) skills gap and enable students to enter the workforce as leaders with a mindset. ready for additive manufacturing. By providing 24-hour on-site technical support, this leading company is offering Australian universities and educational institutions a smarter, more efficient and cost-effective 3D printing solution to integrate into their classrooms and programs. .

Companies continue to embrace 3D printing for prototyping, product design, and production – across a wide range of industries such as aerospace, automotive, defense, and medical. And as AM has become globally recognized as a traditional manufacturing technology, the demand for an AM program has also increased.

Ultimaker provides an ideal platform for developing creative young minds. Combining affordable price, connectivity and advanced dual extrusion, Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle ensures a safer working environment. The air handler provides an upside-down closed airflow for the Ultimaker S5 3D printer, filtering up to 95% of all ultrafine particles (UFP) emitted during 3D printing. With the build chamber and material spools inside, users can enjoy peace of mind and a safer workplace. For more information, see the IDTechEx 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing 2020-2030 Report: COVID Edition.

Mr. Benjamin Tan, Vice President of Ultimaker Asia Pacific commented: “Our trusted distributor in Australia, Imaginables, has reported a growing need for improved support services for the education sector and I believe that with FUJIFILM Business Innovation Australia we can deliver a key holistic 3D printing program. on hand to better support Australian educators with their printing needs. “

“We are extremely pleased to partner with Ultimaker as it allows us to expand our technology offering to our current education customers, offering a complementary solution that meets the needs of students while providing 3D program support for students. teachers in the classroom. With our existing expertise and knowledge in the field of education, the addition of Ultimaker will help educators train the STEAM professionals of tomorrow. Ultimately, the partnership helps us deliver on our corporate values ​​and the customer’s promise of innovation and exceptional value ”, says Tony O’Connor, Sales Director, FUJIFILM Business Innovation Australia.

About Ultimaker

Since 2011, Ultimaker has built an open, easy-to-use solution of 3D printers, software and materials that empowers professional designers and engineers to innovate every day. Today Ultimaker is the market leader in desktop 3D printing. From offices in the Netherlands, New York, Boston and Singapore – as well as production facilities in Europe and the United States – its global team of more than 400 employees work together to accelerate the global transition to distribution digital and local manufacturing.

About FUJIFILM Business Innovation

FUJIFILM Business Innovation is committed to continuing to deliver innovations to businesses around the world to help them maximize their organizational strengths. We have pioneered many technologies and accumulated expertise since our inception as Fuji Xerox in 1962, to create an environment that encourages the use of creativity by effectively embracing information and knowledge. As a US $ 9 billion company with approximately 40,000 employees worldwide, our portfolio includes the R&D, manufacture and sale of world-class multifunction printers, production printers and IT solutions, as well as business process outsourcing services. On April 1, 2021, FUJIFILM Business Innovation changed its name from Fuji Xerox to one that embodies its commitment to continue as a company that always pursues business innovation.

About the Imaginables

Imaginables is the official distributor of Ultimaker in Australia. Established in 2013, Imaginables supplies and supports Australian customers with the latest 3D printing and digital manufacturing technologies from Ultimaker. Based in Melbourne, Imaginables serves customers across Australia directly and through its extensive network of authorized Ultimaker resellers in all states and territories.

Source and top image: Ultimaker

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