SAP SE, in conjunction with Stratasys Ltd, has announced it is establishing a global network of 3D printing co-innovation labs to educate and enable customers, employees and partners on the adoption of Additive Manufacturing as an integral part of the manufacturing production line. Digital manufacturing and co-innovation sites are currently being rolled out across Paris, France; Johannesburg, South Africa; Walldorf, Germany; and Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, and Palo Alto, California, in the United States.
“SAP and Stratasys share a common vision of the tremendous value distributed manufacturing brings to customers’ supply chains,” stated Pat Carey, Senior Vice President, Sales, North America, Stratasys. “Harnessing this potential fully requires that 3D printing be seamlessly integrated with enterprise workflows for certification, planning, procurement and production. By participating in this initiative, it’s now possible to combine SAP’s leadership in these areas with our premier 3D printing solutions and services ecosystem. We look forward to further driving 3D printing adoption with these co-innovation customers.”