exocad Software Integrates Stratasys 3D Printing to Improve and Accelerate Dental Model Production
MINNEAPOLIS and REHOVOT, Israel, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Manufacturing pre-settings for Stratasys 3D Printers added to latest exocad add-on Model Creator software release to ensure consistent manufacturing quality for production of dental models
Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS), a manufacturer of 3D printers and materials for personal use, prototyping and production, announced that exocad® GmbH, a global company providing dental CAD/CAM software solutions exclusively for the OEM market, has verified Stratasys 3D Printers for the manufacture of physical dental models in its latest software release.
"We are happy to provide our dental lab customers with the opportunity to use our exocad dental CAD software integrated with Stratasys 3D Printers. This is aimed at enabling them to improve performance and maximize the value of their technological investments," said Tillmann Steinbrecher, General Manager and CEO of exocad GmbH. "exocad means freedom of choice, providing options for integration and customization."
Known for its speedy operation and ease of use, exocad software is fast becoming one of the most popular open CAD software solutions for dental lab technicians. With the exocad validation, customers who run the latest exocad Model Creator software release will have access to Stratasys manufacturing pre-settings to 3D print models. This validation enables a seamless digital dental workflow in which dental labs quickly take intra-oral scans and digitally design and create accurate, smooth dental models on Stratasys 3D Printers.
"As a leading OEM‐branded dental CAD/CAM software, exocad is known for its fast and intuitive operation, allowing dental labs to maximize productivity and minimize training costs," said Avi Cohen, Director of Global Dental, Stratasys. "Fueled by the dental lab industry's ongoing quest for highly flexible, cost‐effective, and 'future‐proof' CAD/CAM solutions and our ongoing commitment to enable a continuous workflow in the clinical setting, we have worked together to create what we believe is the best fitting solution. Together with exocad GmbH, we have designed modules to combine previously disparate workflows to a single, seamless, and easy‐to‐use solution."
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exocad GmbH (http://www.exocad.com) is a dynamic and innovative software company committed to expanding the possibilities of digital dentistry and providing OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) with flexible, reliable, and easy‐to‐use CAD/CAM software for dental labs. Founded in 2010 as a spinoff of the world renowned Fraunhofer Organization, by the team that created the Fraunhofer IGD Dental CAD Platform, exocad GmbH has an exclusive license for Fraunhofer's Dental CAD technology, developed by exocad's founders during their research at Fraunhofer IGD. exocad DentalCAD has been chosen by leading OEMs worldwide for integration into their dental CAD/CAM offerings, and tens of thousands of exocad DentalCAD licenses are being sold each year. For more information and a list of exocad reseller partners, please visit http://www.exocad.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: http://www.stratasys.com or http://blog.stratasys.com
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