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Stratasys GrabCAD Print Software Now Available Globally

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-Universal cloud-based design-to-print platform makes 3D printing easier, more intuitive and readily accessible
-Introduces the next generation of the Fortus 900mc and FDM material Nylon 6 enabling manufacturers to build robust production parts, jigs and fixtures, and factory tooling with unmatched reliability and repeatability

HONG KONG/PRNewswire/ — Stratasys Asia Pacific, subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS), the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, today announced the global release and availability of GrabCAD Print: a universal design-to-print application to advance the company’s 3D printing software strategy.

Built on a proven, Software-as-a-Service platform, the solution creates an easy-to-use 3D print preparation and scheduling environment for both designers and engineers, making 3D printing significantly easier, more intuitive and highly accessible.

The company also introduced the next generation of the proven large format Stratasys Fortus 900mc production 3D printer and new FDM material Nylon 6 that are designed and built for the manufacturing floor.

Unified Platform for Job Preparation, Scheduling and Monitoring

Announced in June 2016, the Stratasys GrabCAD Print software is specifically designed to make 3D printing faster, easier, more intuitive, and readily accessible while reducing errors by eliminating requirements to translate and repair CAD files. Product designers, engineers, and 3D printer operators can now send native CAD files to a Stratasys 3D Printer or service bureau directly from their familiar CAD environments.

Further bolstered by an extensive new business intelligence infrastructure, the application also facilitates data sharing related to job scheduling, print queue status, material usage and historical usage, thus accelerates data-driven decision-making. All information is readily available via standard Web browsers, mobile applications or locally installed clients while securely managed through the GrabCAD Platform.

The software now includes localization for more than eight global and support for a broad range of advanced Stratasys FDM printers. Customers such as Joe Gibbs Racing and 4Moms are now utilizing GrabCAD Print to dramatically streamline their complex production processes, consolidating both monitoring and scheduling and effectively balancing demanding workloads via a unified interface.

The GrabCAD Print Software can now be downloaded on the GrabCAD website.

Large format Stratasys Fortus 900mc and new Nylon 6 fill the need for high throughput, precision and repeatability

Stratasys also introduced the new generation of the proven large format Stratasys Fortus 900mc production 3D printer as an important step towards a clear manufacturing-centric approach to 3D printing. With unmatched accuracy, repeatability and predictability that are required for critical manufacturing applications, the Fortus 900mc Gen II offers a new control software, internal camera, GrabCAD Print software, other strong lineup of features in addition to the core mechanics of the original 900mc system, delivering high throughput and superior reliability to manufacturing professionals making industrial & heavy equipment, and those at service bureaus.

The Fortus 900mc uses engineering-grade thermoplastics — including the newly released FDM Nylon 6 (Polyamide 6 / PA6) — to build robust production parts, durable functional prototypes and reliable manufacturing tools such as jigs and fixtures and other factory assemblies. The full specification of the Fortus 900mc Gen II can be found here.

The Stratasys Fortus 900mc Gen II is expected to be of interest to three main groups:

  1. Industrial product, aerospace and automotive users that need to optimize their manufacturing throughput to create efficient and cost-effective solutions.
  2. New product designers who need a quick, reliable method to test prototypes for fit, function and durability, or who need to quickly create manufacturing aids or tooling.
  3. Service bureaus that need a flexible 3D printer that can work in multiple engineering-grade materials to produce robust and often larger parts for their customers’ needs, from concept testing to manufacturing floor-ready manufacturing aids and tooling.

For more information about the new solutions, please contact a reseller or visit Stratasys’ website.

For more than 25 years, Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ:SSYS) has been a defining force and dominant player in 3D printing and additive manufacturing – shaping the way things are made. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, the company empowers customers across a broad range of vertical markets by enabling new paradigms for design and manufacturing. The company’s solutions provide customers with unmatched design freedom and manufacturing flexibility — reducing time-to-market and lowering development costs, while improving designs and communications. Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and Solidscape, and the Stratasys ecosystem includes 3D printers for prototyping and production; a wide range of 3D printing materials; parts on-demand via Stratasys Direct Manufacturing; strategic consulting and professional services; and the Thingiverse and GrabCAD communities with over 2 million 3D printable files for free designs.  With more than 2,700 employees and 800 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents, Stratasys has received more than 30 technology and leadership awards. Visit us online at: or, and follow us on LinkedIn.

Stratasys, Fortus, FDM, and GrabCAD are registered trademarks, and the Stratasys signet, 900mc, and GrabCAD Print are trademarks of Stratasys Ltd. and/or its subsidiaries or affiliates. ULTEM is a registered trademark of SABIC or its affiliates or subsidiaries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

The statements in this press release relating to Stratasys’ beliefs regarding the benefits consumers will experience from the Fortus 900 mc, Nylon 6 and GrabCAD Print and the expected performance and added value of these products, are forward-looking statements reflecting management’s current expectations and beliefs. These forward-looking statements are based on current information that is, by its nature, subject to rapid and even abrupt change. Due to risks and uncertainties associated with Stratasys’ business, actual results could differ materially from those projected or implied by these forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: the risk that consumers will not perceive the benefits of the Fortus 900 mc, Nylon 6 and GrabCAD to be the same as Stratasys does and other risk factors set forth under the caption “Risk Factors” in Stratasys’ most recent Annual Report on Form 20-F, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on March 21, 2016. Stratasys is under no obligation (and expressly disclaims any obligation) to update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as otherwise required by the rules and regulations of the SEC.

Stratasys Media Contacts

Alice Chiu
+852 3944 8888

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Source: Stratasys AP

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November 24, 2016 at 2:31 pm

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