Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA. It has 2906 full-time employees. It is an FDM office-type direct digital manufacturing system and a rapid prototyping system for engineering materials and a desktop ABS three-dimensional printing system. Quotient. Committed to promoting FDM direct digital manufacturing (Direct Digital Manufature, DDM) technology to be applied to rapid prototyping, fixtures and fixtures, and final use parts, is currently the only company with the same name as 3D Systems in the field of 3D printing , focusing on 3D printing materials.
Stratasys (SSYS) development history:
- Founded by Mr. S. Scott Crump and his wife Lisa Crump in Eden Prairie, Minnesota in 1989
- In April 1992, Stratasys successfully sold its first product-3D Modeler
- In October 1994, Stratasys was listed on NASDAQ with an issue price of US$5 and a haircut of 1.38 million shares
- In January 1995, Stratasys purchased IBM ’s rapid prototyping intellectual property and other assets and hired 16 former IBM engineers who studied FDM and 3D printer technology
- In 2003, Stratasys’ fused deposition modeling (FDM, a patent of SSYS) became the best-selling rapid prototyping technology. FDM is used to generate 3D parts directly from 3D and CAD files for design verification, prototyping, development and manufacturing
- In 2007, SSYS became the global leader in additive fabrication systems for the sixth consecutive year, with a market share of 44%
- In January 2010, signed an agreement with HP to help HP produce 3D printers.
- In 2010, Stratasys cooperated with the Canadian engineering group KOR Ecologic to print the world’s first 3D printed hybrid car
- In May 2011, Stratasys acquired Solidscape, a manufacturer of high-precision 3D printers
- On April 16, 2012, Stratasys merged with Objet Ltd, a leading manufacturer of 3D printers in Rehovot, Israel. SSYS took a 55% stake in the new company. On December 3, 2012, the merger was completed.
- On June 19, 2013, Stratasys acquired MakerBot Industries for US$403 million
- On April 2, 2014, Stratasys acquired Solid Concepts and Harvest Technologies
Stratasys (SSYS) investment reference:
In fact, 3D printing is a small industry. The boom and development of the industry influence the trend of stocks in all industries. For SSYS investment, please refer to 3D Systems .
SSYS official website: http://www.stratasys.com/ & Chinese official website
SSYS Chinese introduction: https://www.thisyear.com/ssys.html
SSYS Wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stratasys
SSYS discussion: http://xueqiu.com/S/SSYS