Methods 3D, Inc., Sudbury, Massachusetts, USA, recently announced the formation of a partnership with Markforged, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Methods 3D will provide sales, service and support for Markforged’s line of Additive Manufacturing systems. The partnership is said to expand North American manufacturers’ access to both companies’ advanced AM solutions.
“Markforged printers are an ideal complement to our extensive suite of Additive Manufacturing solutions,” stated Jamie Hanson, COO, Methods 3D. “With Markforged, we will significantly enhance our customers’ production efficiencies by enabling them to quickly create tools, jigs and fixtures for myriad industrial applications. Our deep experience in metalworking manufacturing combined with Markforged’s expertise in high-strength parts is a perfect match for meeting today’s demanding manufacturing challenges.”
The Markforged partnership will also enable Methods Machine Tools’ Automation Group to design, integrate and provide unlimited solutions for its CNC machining automation systems with the ability to print unique end of arm tooling components for robots, jigs, fixtures and more.
“Methods 3D offers a broad Additive Manufacturing platform and is on the leading edge of 3D printing as well as traditional manufacturing,” added Greg Mark, CEO, Markforged. “We are excited to partner with a company that has a proven track record of delivering excellent, innovative manufacturing solutions.”