Konica Minolta Australia is expanding its rapid manufacturing portfolio following the signing of a partnership with Markforged. Konica Minolta already handles an extensive range of 3D printing equipment from 3D Systems, and the addition of the Markforged atomic diffusion metal printers and composite carbon fibre 3D printers will enable it to address a full spectrum of industry application requirements and budgets.

Markforged offers an end-to-end 3D printing system with a wide range of manufacturing-ready materials. Markforged systems rival traditional manufacturing processes in speed, quality, and cost, and expand the applications for additive manufacturing with purpose-built industrial technologies.

Eric Holtsmark, General Manager – Strategy, Transformation & Technology at Konica Minolta Australia, says, “There is now a real shift in the industry from prototyping to end-use applications. With Markforged 3D printers the ability to produce affordable, strong parts in a range of exciting new materials will accelerate manufacturers speed-to-market in way never seen before, giving them a massive competitive advantage.”

The full Konica Minolta 3D line-up will allow it to address sectors such as: manufacturing, aerospace, engineering, automotive, medical, and universities.

According to Ved Narayan, APAC Vice President at Markforged, “We’re thrilled to be partnering with Konica Minolta to provide Australian manufacturers with the essential tools to unlock their manufacturing potential and to help build the factory of the future. Konica Minolta has the experience and skills to help Markforged provide unprecedented levels of access and support to the world’s leading manufacturing providers.”

Konica Minolta Australia
1800 789 389


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