Dell will offer MakerBot Replicator 3D printers and scanners as part of an end-to-end 3D design and prototyping solution for small and medium-sized businesses.
"At Dell we strive to arm start-ups, designers and engineers with the powerful, reliable and cutting-edge technology they need to succeed," said Andy Rhodes, executive director, Dell Precision workstations. "With the addition of MakerBot's 3D printers and scanners to Dell's workstation portfolio, our customers can now bring their innovative prototypes to life much more quickly and affordably."
"Partnering with Dell is another step in building out the MakerBot 3D printing ecosystem that makes 3D printing easy and accessible for everyone," said Bre Pettis, CEO of MakerBot. "Dell has done a great job with supporting and enabling small businesses, and we are excited to bring our 3D printing solutions to their customers to unlock their creativity."
MakerBot Replicator 3D printers will be the only FDM technology sold through Dell's small business channel in the United States. The printers will include the Replicator 2 Desktop 3D printer, Replicator 2X Experimental 3D printer; Replicator Mini Compact 3D printer; Replicator Desktop 3D printer; Replicator Z18 3D printer; and the Digitizer Desktop 3D scanner.
For more information, visit Dell and MakerBot.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company's website.