Tagged: Stratasys

Ricoh Using 3D Printing to Make 2D Printers

As far as we know, only HP Inc. is actually using 3D printers to make printers (its HP MultiJet Fusion 3D printers), but Ricoh of Japan reports that it’s using 3D printing to make its 2D large-format printers, courtesy of 3D printer-maker Stratasys. Using customized and lightweight jigs...

Ricoh New Zealand to Sell Stratasys 3D Printers

Ricoh is continuing to expand into the 3D-printer market, with Stratasys Asia Pacific reporting yesterday that it’s expanded its partnership with Ricoh New Zealand. Under the partnership, Ricoh will be representing the entire line of Stratasys products, in addition to existing MakerBot products, in New Zealand. Ricoh New...

3D-Printer Maker Stratasys Teams Up with Fuji Xerox to Expand Reach in Australia

For the last several years, various “2D” copier/printer companies have formed distribution agreements with the professional and manufacturing 3D-printer company 3D Systems –  including Canon Europe, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Kyocera Document Solutions U.K., and Konica Minolta Australia.  Now 3D Systems’ current main rival in the 3D-printer market, Stratasys, is partnering...

This Week in Imaging: Today’s April Fool’s Day Jokes are Sometimes Tomorrow’s Technology

The tech history has a long history of April Fool’s Day pranks, and last Friday, the folks at Samsung Printing Solutions unveiled an interesting one: a lunar-powered MFP, along with “paperless printing.” Although we’ve not yet reached paperless printing, or lunar-powered printers and MFPs, interestingly enough, there actually...

This Week in Imaging: Mobile-Print Solutions Keep Coming, But Many Still Can’t Print; Contentious MakerBot Lawsuit; More

As sales of tablets gradually slow, it’s nice to see that Samsung has found a way to “waste not, want not.” In what appears to be an effort to capitalize on the diminishing sales of its very own Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet and reduce inventory, it looks like...

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”...

This Week in Imaging: Memjet Rising; Holiday Gift Guide; Smart MFP Ecosystem; Impika; More

It’s getting cold around these parts. Cold enough to huddle around your laser printer in order to soak up some of that wasted energy in the form of dissipated heat. However, if the powers that be at your workplace decide to splurge on the latest big iron –...