BASF 3D Printing Solutions and BigRep, a Berlin-based maker of 3D printers, have formed a strategic partnership to develop 3D printing solutions for industrial applications.
The partnership will include jointly developing materials and printers that meet the needs of industrial customers, as well as investments by BASF Venture Capital GmbH to further enhance 3D printing.
BigRep uses a real-sized woven table made in 3D printing
BigRep has offices in Boston, New York and Singapore to develop and produce large 3D printers that print a large number of components on a comparable scale.
The company also offers solutions to industry customers who want to expand their automation of 3D print production.
BASF will provide its material and industrial application support in cooperation.
Volker Hammes, general manager of BASF's 3D Printing Solutions, said: "With the joint efforts of the two companies, this forward-looking partnership will prompt our customers to accelerate the development of industrial applications."
BASF's 3D printing solution, which was officially launched in September last year, is one of BASF's parent company's efforts to advance its 3D printing ambitions.
The company specializes in the creation and expansion of materials, system solutions, components and services in 3D printing.
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