Stratasys Sees Accelerated Adoption of Its OrthoDesk 3D Printer


Dental-driven 3D printing solution and materials reaching diverse locations and dental businesses



Minneapolis, Minn; Rehovot, Israel – Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS), a manufacturer of 3D printers and materials for personal use, prototyping and production, today announced it has observed an accelerated adoption of its Objet30 OrthoDesk 3D Printer, bringing the advantages of digital dentistry across the world to such diverse locations as Saudi Arabia, Australia, Mauritius Islands and Costa Rica.



Launched just this year, the Objet30 OrthoDesk 3D Printer is an affordable, simple-to-use desktop system which is designed to enable a cost-effective entry point to the many benefits of digital dentistry. This system opens up a new range of possibilities for smaller dental labs including the ability to significantly shorten delivery times, increase production capacity, and eliminate bulky model storage – which may contribute to the expansion of digital dentistry.



Prior to its introduction, due to cost considerations, 3D printers were only cost effective when utilized in larger labs. Leveraging Stratasys 3D printing technology, dental labs of any size can now efficiently produce stone models, orthodontic appliances, delivery and positioning trays, retainers and surgical guides. 



"The Objet30 OrthoDesk 3D Printer is contributing to shortening  lab service delivery times for our customers in Brazil; I definitely see it as a game-changer," explained Dr. Bruno Gribel, CEO of Compass3D Brazil. 



"We are witnessing a growing demand for our new Objet30 OrthoDesk 3D Printer," said Avi Cohen, Director, Global Dental, Stratasys. "As dental labs constantly explore new ways to grow their business and increase productivity, they are looking to Stratasys' growing portfolio of customized 3D printers and unique dental materials. These solution offerings provide highly accurate and flexible 3D printing technology to smaller labs and clinics who want to benefit from the future of dentistry, today."



Lab owners on Stratasys 3D Printing:



"With industry-leading precision, the Objet30 OrthoDesk enables labs to create accurate, smooth, orthodontic models more easily than ever before."

Michael Wright, Laboratory Manager at Orthodent Laboratory Inc.



"With the Objet30 OrthoDesk, orthodontists can now automate the entire workflow from CAD file to model fabrication, significantly accelerating production times and increasing capacity."

Kendall Lamp, CEO of Accutech Laboratory



"The Objet30 OrthoDesk comes with innovative dental printing materials. Stone models, orthodontic appliances, delivery and positioning trays, retainers and surgical guides can all be produced significantly faster and much more accurately than before."

Mike Lomax, President of Reliable Arts Dental Lab, Costa Rica



The Stratasys Objet-line of Dental 3D printers has received various awards in recent years, including the Dental Advisor 2013 Top Innovative Equipment Award, and the Dental Labs Products 2011 Readers Choice Award.



For more about customers using Objet 3D Printers for digital dentistry, please watch Ortholine, Aerodentis, and others talk about how they have benefitted from the Objet OrthoDesk30 3D Printer.



For more information and to see digital dentistry in action visit www.StratasysDental.com.



Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn. and Rehovot, Israel, manufactures 3D printers and materials for prototyping and production. The company's patented FDM® and PolyJet™ 3D printing technologies produce prototypes and manufactured goods directly from 3D CAD files or other 3D content. Systems include 3D printers for idea development, prototyping and direct digital manufacturing. Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and Solidscape, and the company operates the RedEye digital-manufacturing service. Stratasys has more than 1700 employees, holds over 500 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally, and has received more than 20 awards for its technology and leadership. Online at: www.stratasys.com or http://blog.stratasys.com.



Stratasys, FDM, and RedEye are registered trademarks, and PolyJet and OrthoDesk are trademarks of Stratasys Ltd. and or its subsidiaries or affiliates.



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