Leading large-scale 3D printer manufacturer BigRep today announced a partnership with the Direct Manufacturing Research Center (DMRC), one of the world's foremost industrial research networks.
BigRep will join the consortium as the only FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) machine manufacturer in the distinguished network of 29 companies representing the complete additive manufacturing (AM) value chain. This includes material and machine manufacturers, as well as service providers and end users. Major international companies such as Boeing, Siemens, Porsche and John Deere are members of the DMRC network, which has a collective aim to develop AM towards an industrial established production process.
Being at the forefront of plastic additive manufacturing with its large-scale FDM technology, BigRep can leverage its research capabilities and collaborate with multiple industry-leading companies on cutting-edge projekts in additive manufacturing.
BigRep is a technology start-up based in Berlin with offices in Boston, New York and Singapore, which develops and manufactures the world's largest 3D printers. One of the ground-breaking developments of the company founded in 2014 is the BigRep ONE, which is supplemented by the smaller BigRep STUDIO. Interdisciplinarity and well-founded experience in the field of additive manufacturing characterizes the multinational team of BigRep, now comprised of more than 90 employees. In addition to new products, the Berlin company is now concentrating on complete solutions for industrial customers in the form of integrated additive manufacturing systems. The goal of the highly innovative engineering company is to revolutionize design, prototyping and industrial production from the ground up.