[EMS Discuss] Stratasys buys Makerbot

Rick Osgood EMAIL HIDDEN
Wed Jun 19 14:56:56 PDT 2013


It sounds like at least for now Makerbot will continue operating as its own
entity.  Supposedly Makerbot will continue to target the consumer market
while Stratasys stays in its current market.  I'm curious what will happen
over time though.


On Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 2:51 PM, Hovis Biddle <EMAIL HIDDEN>wrote:

> I don't know a lot about the IP situation in printing, but this kind of
> consolidation gives me fears about Stratasys moving to a patent-trolling
> and monopolizing strategy...
>
> Three cheers for democratizing manufacturing, I think I'll start archiving
> all public designs.
> On Jun 19, 2013 2:09 PM, "Rick Osgood" <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>
>> This is an interesting development.  I wonder how this will effect on the
>> consumer market in the long term.
>>
>>
>> http://techcrunch.com/2013/06/19/stratasys-acquiring-makerbot-combined-company-will-likely-dominate-3d-printing-industry/
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