Stratasys, the applied additive technology solutions today concluded it first User Conference in 3D Printing Technology. This annual APJ User Conference was designed to provide a platform to advocate Printing technology where key industry players and end-users exchange insights on the latest 3D Printing trends, Applications and Best Practices to succeed in today’s globally competitive manufacturing ecosystem.
Over 300 experts and customers from across the regions shared thought-provoking insights on Additive Manufacturing Roadmap and Indian industry speakers from prominent organizations shared their experiences on driving innovation with 3D Printing. Dignitaries present at the forum also showcased a wide array of 3D printing solutions across verticals.
3D printing technology has made rapid strides in India especially in the last couple of years. Infact, according to Netscribes research, the global 3D healthcare printing market is expected to be worth USD 1.3 billion by 2020. 3D printing technology is predominantly being used in the field of aerospace, automotive, education, healthcare and many other industries.
Commenting on this, Rajiv Bajaj, Managing Director – India, Stratasys said, “There is a vast market opportunity in product prototyping which is not being addressed by the current 3D-printing systems and our annual User Conference provides an excellent platform for industry leaders to exchange knowledge and discuss about the ever-changing dynamics of the industry. Every single industry will be revolutionized by 3D printing and we see the use of 3D printing only evolving in the future.”
Stratasys unveils the Voxel Print software solution at the forum that provides true voxel level control during the design and 3D printing process to manipulate 3D printed material concentrations, structures and color mapping of a model.
Saurabh Singh, Studio Head (DGM) Design Studio, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. speaking at the Stratasys Conference said, “Being Fast, Flexible and First to meet unique customer requirements is in the core values of Maruti Suzuki. Our association with Stratasys has been strong and their prototyping solutions have contributed in design development stages of our wide spectrum of products. We continuously strive for technologies that help us in faster design visualization. I congratulate Stratasys on this User Forum. It’s a great platform where industry experts shared new developments and usage scenarios.”
Having been at the forefront of the global 3D printing market, the company aims at demystifying the technology and making it accessible to local manufacturers, so that they realize what the 3D printed product would look like and understand in what way the technology can benefit them. Stratasys remains committed to offering targeted solutions and expertise to customers from various industries such as automotive, aerospace, consumer goods, education, medical, defense, etc.