Jamie Hanson, COO, Methods 3D and Greg Mark, CEO, Markforged
Production-grade 3D printing solutions provider Methods 3D Inc. has established a partnership with composites 3D printing company Markforged. Methods 3D will provide sales, service, and support for the Markforged line of 3D printers including the Onyx series, Mark Two, and Mark X. The partnership will expand access to both companies’ advanced additive manufacturing solutions to manufacturers across North America.
Markforged invented a proprietary continuous carbon fiber filament printing method and its products are used in the industrial, automation, automotive, aerospace, and medical industries in more than 50 countries worldwide.
“Markforged printers are an ideal complement to our extensive suite of additive manufacturing solutions,” said Jamie Hanson, COO, Methods 3D. “With Markforged, we will significantly enhance our customers’ production efficiencies by enabling them to quickly create tools, jigs, and fixtures for myriad industrial applications. Our deep experience in metalworking manufacturing combined with Markforged’s expertise in high-strength parts is a perfect match for meeting today’s demanding manufacturing challenges.”
The Markforged partnership will also enable Methods Machine Tools’ Automation Group to design, integrate, and provide unlimited solutions for its CNC machining automation systems with the ability to print unique end-of-arm tooling components for robots, jigs, and fixtures.
“Methods 3D offers a broad additive manufacturing platform and is on the leading edge of 3D printing as well as traditional manufacturing,” said Greg Mark, CEO, Markforged. “We are excited to partner with a company that has a proven track record of delivering excellent, innovative manufacturing solutions.”
Methods 3D has seven additive manufacturing labs, strategically located at each of Methods Machine Tools’ technology centers including Sudbury, Massachusetts (Boston) headquarters; Detroit, Michigan; Charlotte, North Carolina; Chicago, Illinois; Phoenix, Arizona; San Francisco, California; and Los Angeles, California.