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Global Additive Manufacturing expert Coming to Australia!

It is with great excitement that we announce the appearance of Global Additive Manufacturing expert Mark Reibel at the Objective3D Parts stand (D22) at Austech (National Manufacturing Week), 26-29 May 2015 at Melbourne Exhibition Centre (Jeff's Shed). 

Mark is the Global Account Manager/Additive Manufacturing Specialist for Stratasys Direct Manufacturing.  Managing direct and indirect sales channels for end use parts globally,  Mark has the goal of creating a worldwide Distributed Manufacturing Network for additive as well as traditional manufacturing technologies.

Previously at Solid Concepts Inc (USA), Mark has been with the company through much of it's growth from a single site bureau, to a four-facility, multiple technology company known to be a solutions provider with project management and engineering expertise. With capabilities in PolyJet™ high precision 3D printing, Stereolithography (SLA) models and patterns, HDSL (High Definition Stereolithography), Selectiv…

Key Points from the Additive Manufacturers Users Group Conference

By Stratasys Direct Manufacturing, Proudly operating in Australia as Objective3D Parts

2015 was a big year for the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Conference. There were over 700 attendees—a true testament to the growth of the industry and sophisticated users over the last few years. The AMUG mission is to educate and advance the uses and applications of additive manufacturing technologies. So why would a manufacturing services company attend a machine-owner’s conference? Well not only can we learn more about the systems we use to build parts, there is also a growing number of users who don’t own machines, but attend the conference to strengthen their technology and application knowledge. Which leads us to our first takeaway:
The industry is shifting focus from technology to applications The shift from being technology-focused to applications-focused was evident in the overall session and workshop topics. For example, Dr. William Cohn from the Texas Heart Institu…