GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Xometry, the country's largest on-demand manufacturing platform, today launched an Autodesk Inventor add-in that enables Inventor users to get a quote from Xometry without leaving the Inventor design workspace.
The add-in makes it simple for Autodesk Inventor users to turn their designs into prototypes and production products. It gives users easy access to Xometry's industry-leading pricing, design feedback, and lead time information directly in the Inventor environment.
The Xometry Add-in enables Inventor users to:
- Get instant pricing and lead times in Inventor
- Receive immediate design feedback on parts
- Choose from a wide range of processes, including 3D Printing, Sheet Metal, CNC Machining, and Urethane Casting with over 200 materials
- Order designs through Xometry with one click
- Add notes and drawings to further specify part features, finishes and tolerances
"We are excited to offer our customers the ability to get instant pricing, lead time, and design feedback directly in the Inventor workspace," said Hunter Guerin, product manager for the add-in. "Inventor is the preferred design platform for many of our customers and Xometry's add-in will make it even easier for them to turn their designs into real parts and products."
"We've built Inventor to help design and engineering professionals deliver innovative, high-quality products to market more quickly," said Robert Yancey, director of manufacturing and product strategy at Autodesk. "The Xometry add-in gives our customers yet another tool to turn their product vision into reality."
The Xometry Autodesk Inventor add-in is now available to download for free.
Xometry is transforming custom manufacturing through a proprietary software platform which offers 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 over 2,300 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 Fabrication, Injection Molding and Urethane Casting. Xometry has over 10,000 customers, including BMW, General Electric and NASA. Xometry recently acquired MakeTime, Inc. and raised a $25 MM funding round.