GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Xometry, the leading on-demand manufacturing network, announced today that it has surpassed 3,000 customers and 100 manufacturing partners.
"Reaching 3,000 customers and over 100 manufacturing partners represent key milestones for Xometry. They highlight the growth we've achieved on both the demand and supply side of our business" said Randy Altschuler, co-founder and CEO of Xometry. "We've built the largest marketplace of manufacturers driven by a software platform that delivers instant pricing and manufacturability feedback. Our goal, and that of our partners, is to find the right solution for our customers to meet their design and production requirements."
Xometry's nationwide network of manufacturing facilities delivers orders placed through Xometry's highly popular online platform, which instantly provides pricing, lead times and manufacturability feedback for CNC Machining, 3D Printing, Sheet Metal Fabrication and Urethane Casting. Manufacturing partners can join the network at no cost and there is no bidding for jobs. Facilities receive notifications about orders that fit their specific capabilities and can choose to accept based on their capacity.
Xometry's technology platform enables it to leverage the expertise and capacity of the almost 200,000 manufacturers across the United States who have on average less than 20 employees. Xometry's partners are spending less time bidding for new business and more time producing parts.
Xometry leverages our proprietary software platform to offer on-demand manufacturing to a diverse customer base, ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies. We provide product designers and engineers the most efficient way to source high-quality custom parts, with 24/7 access to instant pricing, expected lead time and manufacturability feedback. Our nationwide network of partner manufacturing facilities enables us to maintain consistently fast lead times while offering a broad array of capabilities, including CNC Machining, 3D Printing, Sheet Metal and Urethane Casting. Xometry's customers include General Electric, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, NASA and the United States Army. Xometry, along with Minnesota based ProtoLabs and others, is focused on the fast growing advanced manufacturing market.