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How Makerbot Organizes Its Brooklyn Factory's Floor

Factory work at Makerbot is nothing like the dirty, crowded image of yesteryear. Its new Sunset Park factory at 147 41st Street, between 1st and 2nd Avenues, is bright, clean and well-ventilated. 240 more words

Global Shipments of 3D Printers More than Double in First-Quarter 2015

London-based IT market-research firm Context reports that global shipments of personal, desktop 3D printers more than doubled in the first quarter of 2015. According to the firm, global shipments of personal, desktop 3D Printers priced under $5,000, rose by 24 percent in first-quarter 2015, resulting in a 114 percent year-over-year increase, as more brands entered the market, global channels expanded, and successfully crowd-funded 3D printers shipped. 329 more words

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MakerBot doubles production capacity with new Brooklyn factory

MakerBot CEO Jonathan Jaglom wants a MakerBot in every home in the U.S., as he told Fortune in May of his ambitions for the Brooklyn-based manufacturer of desktop 3D printers. 679 more words


Workers Can Reimagine Their Own Jobs at Makerbot's New Brooklyn Factory

Makerbot is hiring. Further, the company looks forward to hiring a lot of Brooklynites over the coming years, and CEO Jonathan Jaglom repeatedly emphasized the company’s pride in being in Brooklyn, at today’s event at its new space in Sunset Park’s Industry City. 840 more words

Developing the Delta robot

At the end of the spring semester, I stumbled across delta robots, and I immediately fell in love. Many manufacturing lines require extremely fast pick-and-place machines to… 542 more words


MakerBot, Stratasys Hit with Class-Action Lawsuit Alleging Investors Deceived, and Defective 3D Printers

A class-action lawsuit filed on July 1st alleges that, between January 6, 2014 and April 28, 2015, Makerbot founder Bre Pettis, former CEO Jennifer Lawton, and executives at Stratasys knowingly sold faulty fifth-generation Makerbot 3D printers that were “severely defective, frequently clogging with filament and rendering” making the printers inoperable” 331 more words


Why every hardware company should adopt PLM and QA processes?

The number of hardware companies is growing and products are getting more complex.The nature of every hardware project is very intense, which raises many issues related to management of engineering and manufacturing processes. 552 more words

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