New Partners Integrate with GrabCAD Additive Manufacturing Platform Adding Manufacturing Operating System and New 3D Workflow Software Options for Stratasys Customers
Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS), a leader in polymer 3D printing solutions, today announced the continued expansion of GrabCAD® Software partnership program with new partners Oqton and Riven. Oqton is a cloud-based manufacturing operating system company based in Ghent, Belgium; and Torn provides 3D reality intelligence for digital manufacturing, based in Berkeley, CA.
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The GrabCAD additive manufacturing platform. (Photo: BusinessWire)
The GrabCAD Software Partner Program is part of the recently introduced GrabCAD additive manufacturing platform, which integrates GrabCAD applications and third-party GrabCAD software partners via the GrabCAD Software Development Kit (SDK). The open, enterprise-ready platform enables two-way connectivity between 3D printers, additive manufacturing and enterprise applications, as well as a broader Industry 4.0 infrastructure.
“The new GrabCAD Software Partners give us the ability to increase the number of technologies available through the GrabCAD AM platform and enable us to support our customers’ goals by creating a connected ecosystem that supports additive manufacturing at scale. ,” said Paul Giaconia, Vice President of Software Products for Stratasys. “We welcome these two new partners and look forward to continuing to grow this program and supporting our customers’ Industry 4.0 initiatives.”
Oqton provides users with a cloud-based, machine-agnostic software platform that leverages artificial intelligence to automate repetitive tasks and uses smart IoT capabilities to automate the end-to-end additive manufacturing workflow across and beyond production, including order tracking, scheduling, trussing, construction preparation and slicing. The solution, specifically designed for additive manufacturing, allows users to easily create live dashboards and automated reports to optimize their manufacturing process so their product can get to market faster.
“Our solution enables humans and machines to work together seamlessly – which is the key difference between manufacturing success and failure,” said Benjamin Schrauwen, CEO of Oqton. “We have made it easy to combine and visualize data from different machines, different manufacturers and different technologies, and by partnering with Stratasys, we can help our joint customers achieve automated manufacturing success.”
Riven, an open cloud software company specializing in 3D reality intelligence that accelerates volume production of high-precision, end-use additively manufactured parts, is also joining the GrabCAD Partner Program. Riven’s software, using 3D reality data from proprietary scanners and algorithms, enables engineering and manufacturing teams to reduce iterations and manufacturing times while improving the customer experience. Riven introduced Warp-Adapted-Model (WAM™) capability, which enables production parts to be printed through additive manufacturing technologies, including FDM®, powder bed fusion and stereolithography, to be 2 to 10 times more accurate than parts printed from CAD. WAM extends from single high-value parts to mass production and enables exciting new end-use applications.
James Page, Founder and CTO of Riven, commented, “With Stratasys, we recognize how critical it is that production parts are delivered quickly and to specification in order for the additive to reach its full potential. Riven’s next-generation predictive machine learning technology enables customers to get higher quality parts and reduce production lead times.”
To learn more about the GrabCAD Software Partner Program and the ecosystem of software vendors who have connected with Stratasys technology to provide customers with end-to-end additive solutions, visit www.grabcad.com/featured-software-partners.
Oqton helps manufacturers increase innovation and efficiency by intelligently automating production. Powered by artificial intelligence, Oqton Manufacturing’s operating system unifies engineering and production, connecting specialist applications in design, CAM, 3D printing, reverse engineering and inspection. Our agnostic platform connects technologies and machines across multiple sites, eliminating the need for multiple disconnected software and providing traceability and visibility across your organization. Developed by international experts in artificial intelligence, machine learning and advanced manufacturing, Oqton is trusted by globally recognized manufacturers and supported by partnerships with machine suppliers, service offices and material suppliers. For more information visit our website Where LinkedIn.
Torn is an open cloud software company that enables rapid product introduction and customer acceptance of high-precision additive manufacturing at scale. Riven reduces product launch weeks by leveraging proprietary 3D reality intelligence and rich 3D visualization of as-built parts, allowing manufacturers and their extended teams to easily validate parts, improve accuracy products and collaborate with data-driven insights
Stratasys is leading the global shift to additive manufacturing with innovative 3D printing solutions for industries including aerospace, automotive, consumer products and healthcare. With smart, connected 3D printers, polymer materials, a software ecosystem, and on-demand parts, Stratasys solutions deliver competitive advantages at every step of the product value chain. Leading global organizations turn to Stratasys to transform product design, bring agility to manufacturing and supply chains, and improve patient care.
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