Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS) is a corporate entity which came into being in December 2012 after the unification of 3D printing companies Stratasys Inc. and Objet Ltd., based in Minneapolis, Minn. and Rehovot, Israel, respectively.
This company manufactures 3D printing equipments and materials that produce physical objects directly from digital data. What’s more, Stratasys also manufactures SolidScape 3D Printers and provides RedEye On Demand digital manufacturing services.
In the year 2013, Stratasys heightened its leadership position by acquiring Brooklyn-based Makerbot, a renowned consumer 3D printer brand in the market. It continuously strives to grow the Thingiverse design-sharing community and fosters a far-flung network of user groups.
The fact that Stratasys Ltd. holds 500 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally, has led to it receiving 19 awards for its technology and leadership. The company’s patented FDM® Technologyand inkjet-based PolyJet® Technology develop prototypes as well as manufactured goods directly from 3D CAD files or other 3D content methodology. Stratasys (Singapore) Ltd. has a wide range of more than 120 3D printing technology materials, and incorporates over 100 proprietary inkjet-based photopolymer materials and 10 proprietary FDM-based thermoplastic materials.