Ultimaker integrates CASTOR’s part screening software into Digital Factory »
CASTOR, an Israeli software company that enables manufacturers to reduce costs by using the advantages of industrial 3D printing, and Ultimaker, a leading company in the manufacture of 3D printers based in the Netherlands, have entered into a partnership and launched a new integration between two of their leading manufacturers of 3D printer solutions – CASTOR’s part selection software and Ultimaker’s digital factory.
Miguel Calvo, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Ultimaker said, “The integration of CASTOR into the Ultimaker platform allows users to directly export parts from CASTOR to the Ultimaker Digital Factory and complete transparent the in-house 3D printing process. Connectivity saves effort, complexity, and time spent switching between tools, streamlining the entire process and bringing it together under one roof. Our cooperation with the CASTOR team helps organizations unlock the potential of 3D printing internally with immediate benefit.”
The integration allows users to scan all of their parts at once, estimate the printability of parts with their Ultimaker printer, calculate costs and lead times, and ultimately produce the parts directly with the digital factory. Ultimaker.
“This is great news for users of Ultimaker printers, who now have a tool to help them find new business cases and uncover cost reduction opportunities with their existing hardware,” said Omer. Blaier, co-founder and CEO of CASTOR. “We are proud to have developed the capabilities that allow us to integrate CASTOR with leading AM companies and workflow software, and we look forward to further collaborations that will help streamline the use of the benefits of the ‘3D printing’.
CASTOR was founded in 2017 with the goal of helping manufacturers increase their profitability using industrial 3D printing. CASTOR solves the challenge of identifying where, when and how to use 3D printing to reduce costs. The company is backed by Evonik, Xerox and has partnerships with Siemens Digital Industries Software, Ultimaker and Nexa3D.