HP Brings 3D-Printing Solutions to Asia-Pacific Region, Adds Over 12 New Reseller Partners

Qun Zhang, head of HP’s 3D Printing Sales for Asia Pacific and Japan, at HP Press Event in Shanghai, China, with Ramon Pastor, vice president and general manager, HP Multi Jet Fusion, and several of HP’s new Chinese reseller and materials partners, including Shining 3D ePrint and Sinopec Yanshan Petrochemical Company.

HP Inc. today announced the commercial availability of its Jet Fusion 3D printers and solutions and the expansion of its 3D-printing business across the Asia-Pacific region. Hangzhou Shining 3D ePrint Tech, leading 3D-printing services provider with more than 10,000 customers worldwide, plans to collaborate with HP to deploy customized 3D-printing solutions in more than 50 locations across China, including Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Nanjing, and Shanghai. Meanwhile, Infinite 3D Printing, one of China’s largest 3D-printing solution providers, also plans to install HP’s 3D printing solutions in multiple technology centers, including Suzhou and Qingdao.

HP Jet Fusion 3D printers and solutions will be available in Greater China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, and Australia.

HP says it’s also expanding its open 3D materials and applications ecosystem with the addition of Sinopec Yanshan Petrochemical Company, and is opening new 3D Printing Reference and Experience Centers in multiple countries to enable “deeper engagement” with existing and potential customers and partners. The new centers will be located in Beijing, Hangzhou, Qingdao, Shanghai, Suzhou, Taipei, Tokyo, Singapore, and Melbourne.

Stephen Nigro, president of HP Inc. 3D Printing, commented: “Ubiquitous connectivity and technologies like robotics, artificial intelligence, sensors, and 3D printing are sparking the Fourth Industrial Revolution. And perhaps no industry, and no region, has more opportunity in front of it than the nearly $6 trillion Asia-Pacific manufacturing sector. We are excited to bring the industry’s leading 3D printing technology, most robust partner community, and most innovative materials ecosystem to help this world-class manufacturing community accelerate their reinvention. Anchored by some of the most advanced companies in the world, the region’s diverse and dynamic collection of global brands, large contract manufacturers, and materials leaders is primed to play a significant role in this global industry transformation.”

Shining 3D ePrint, Infinite 3D Printing to Deploy HP 3D Printing Solutions, Join HP Partner Program

Shining 3D ePrint is said to be the leading Chinese 3D-printing company with more than 10,000 customers in more than 70 countries throughout Asia, the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East. Shining 3D ePrint plans to deploy HP’s 3D-printing solutions in more than 50 locations across China including in its Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Nanjing, and Shanghai facilities. Shining 3D ePrint is also joining the HP Partner First 3D Printing Specialization reseller program, supporting HP’s new 3D Printing Reference and Experience Centers nationwide across China, and further developing 3D-printing applications suited for the Chinese market.

“As the leading 3D printing provider in China we are honored to partner with a technology innovator like HP to bring production ready 3D printing to the largest manufacturing market in the world,” said Shining 3D ePrint President Zhao Dong Lai. “The speed, quality, and economics of HP’s Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing solutions make them an ideal foundation for the next-generation of 3D services and parts we deliver to our wide array of customers across the globe.”

Infinite 3D Printing is also said to be a leading Chinese 3D-printing solutions provider and “key catalyst for growth” in the Chinese 3D-printing market including in education, training, R&D, government, and academic alliances, and development of the China 3D Printing Innovation Center in the Qingdao High-Tech Zone.

Infinite 3D Printing plans to deploy HP 3D-printing solutions in multiple locations including the cities of Suzhou and Qingdao, and has been selected to join HP’s Partner First 3D Printing Specialization reseller program.

HP Expands 3D Printing Reseller Program Across Asia-Pacific Region

HP is officially expanding the HP Partner First 3D Printing Specialization program to the Asia-Pacific region.

With more than 40 members across the Americas, Europe, and Asia, including new partners Aurora, AM Korea, ECSS, evok3d, Eye2Eye, Infinite 3D Printing, FormX, Huxen, Hyunwoo Data, Shining 3D ePrint, Trustworthy, Wenpoo, and 3D Pro, HP is expanding the program to serve Greater China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, and Australia.

HP says it will add more partners and countries to the program as it continues to broaden its business across the region.

Certified HP 3D-printing reseller and partners will bring expertise and knowledge of HP’s Multi Jet Fusion technology to customers deploying the solutions, as well as value-added services, such as the enablement of new applications and industry-leading response time and service quality.

Partners interested in more information about joining HP’s Partner First 3D Printing Specialization program can connect with a local HP team member here.

HP to Open 3D Printing Materials Ecosystem With Sinopec Yanshan Petrochemical Company

Sinopec Yanshan Petrochemical Company intends to join HP’s growing materials ecosystem that includes Arkema, BASF, Evonik, Henkel, and Lehmann & Voss.

HP says its unique open 3D-printing platform model helps expand the availability of new materials for 3D printing, and address a broader set of applications, lower materials and development costs, and also drives speed and performance improvements, creating new possibilities for part properties that address specific industry needs.

Sinopec Yanshan Petrochemical Company intends to collaborate with HP to develop polyolefin-based powders for HP 3D printers based on Multi Jet Fusion technology.

New 3D Printing Reference and Experience Centers Across the Asia-Pacific Region

To enable companies to engage with HP’s Jet Fusion 3D Printing solutions in production 3D-printing environments, HP and its partners are also unveiling several new 3D Printing Reference and Experience Centers in Beijing, Hangzhou, Qingdao, Shanghai, Suzhou, Taipei, Tokyo, Singapore, and Melbourne. China’s

Shining 3D ePrint also plans to showcase HP 3D-printing solutions in more than 50 demonstration centers in major cities across China.

Testing and qualification of new 3D-printing use-cases will be enabled in controlled environments, providing customers a simpler path to advance from prototyping to full-scale 3D production.

HP previously unveiled more than a dozen 3D Printing Reference and Experience Centers in the United States and Europe, and plans to continue adding more facilities as it expands its 3D-printing business.

For more information, or to schedule a visit to an HP 3D Printing Reference and Experience Center, visit HP here.

HP will be showcasing its 3D printers and solutions at various events to be held throughout the Asia-Pacific region including:

June 13-16: Exhibiting at Die & Mould China 2017 in Shanghai, China
June 21-23: Exhibiting at Design Engineering & Manufacturing Solutions Expo in Tokyo, Japan

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