Stratasys’ New Council to Propel 3D Printing Growth

Polymer 3D printing solutions provider Stratasys Ltd. has launched a new Industrial Customer Advisory Board (CAB). Particularly, the CAB will provide the customer with added voice and insight as Stratasys continues to drive innovation in the additive manufacturing industry.

The 12-member Industrial Customer Advisory Board includes leaders from market leading manufacturers across Aerospace, Automotive, and Industrial Manufacturing. In addition, it will also include institutions of research and higher learning.

Some of the participants on the board include manufacturers such as Boeing, TE Connectivity, and Toyota. Moreover, it also covers schools with well-known manufacturing programs such as Wichita State’s National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR), the University of Texas El Paso, and the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

Industry-Centric Synergies

Aligned with senior Stratasys leadership, the Customer Advisory Board provides input on requirements for scalable manufacturing applications. Furthermore, it will also tackle specific initiatives that focus on quality and reliability and characterization data. At the same time, it will focus as well on impactful sustainability strategy.

“Stratasys has and will continue to invest in capability development and to accelerate the realization of evolving addressable applications and associated customer value, we must work closely with market leaders to define and realize requirements,” said Jeff Hemenway, Senior Vice President, Global Industrial Sales.

Meanwhile, Dr. Melissa Orme, Vice President of Boeing Additive Manufacturing, said, “We realize significant value from AM technologies today. (To) continuously open new scalable applications, we must evolve beyond purchasing products to working with collaborators like Stratasys to develop solutions. I am looking forward to working with Stratasys to advance capabilities and value for our industry.” 

Meanwhile, Jamie Janawitz, Chief Technology Officer, Aerospace, Defense and Marine at TE Connectivity said the initiative will further the value additive manufacturing delivers to TE Connectivity. “Stratasys is showing its dedication to being a true partner and is willing to merge the expertise of many experts to create new standards in additive manufacturing.” 

On the other hand, .” Eduardo Guzman, Production Engineering, Advanced Technology Manager at Toyota Motor North America, “From a Toyota manufacturing point of view, we see tremendous value for us and the entire industry as we work toward taking additive more mainstream in the production process.

-1 April 2024-