Stratasys, a global leader in applied additive technology solutions announced in an official release that PostNord Strålfors, a subsidiary to PostNord, one of the leading suppliers of communication and logistics solutions in the Nordic region has partnered with the company to leverage Stratasys’ additive manufacturing expertise and technology solutions. The collaboration will enable PostNord Strålfors to create on-demand part production and delivery service for its range of customers.
The collaboration with one of the largest 3D printing companies in the world, Stratasys is a part of PostNord Strålfors strategy to become digitalisation partner of its customers and embrace the possibilities that disruptive technologies such as 3D printing may offer. Considering this, the company has partnered with Stratasys to explore new market opportunities in a range of industries.
As a part of the collaboration, Stratasys through its regional partner Protech, will provide necessary local support to PostNord Strålfors . This includes purchase of machines such as the Stratasys J750 – the world’s sole full colour, multi-material 3D printer and other services and expertise.
Speaking about how the partnership with Stratasys can help achieve the aim of PostNord Strålfors of becoming a digitalised partner of their customers, Ylva Ekborn, CEO of PostNord Strålfors Group said in an official statement, “At PostNord Strålfors, we aim to be our customer’s digitalization partner, and we constantly need to strive for digital developments and explore new business opportunities,” “In Stratasys, we are working with an industry-leader whose additive manufacturing technologies are proven across a wide range of sectors, and with whom we will grow and evolve”.
“We’re particularly excited to put the new J750 to use – it is the only 3D printer on the market with the capability to create full color, multi-material parts in a single print, enabling us to rapidly produce complex parts and ultimately accelerate the delivery process for our customers. With the dedicated local support from Protech, we plan to quickly integrate this technology within our service offering and have it available to customers soon,” Ekborn added.
“PostNord is an expert in the Nordic logistics market and we’re thrilled to be working with them to expand the adoption of our solutions. With the help of our local partner, Protech, we will help PostNord and PostNord Strålfors to leverage the advanced capabilities of our additive technologies to address their customers’ needs in the optimal way. In particular, exploring how we can tap into the unique benefits of additive manufacturing for the logistics sector, from accelerating part delivery to reducing supply chains and associated costs. In addition, we also expect to learn from new cases and applications from PostNord’s diverse customer base,” Andy Middleton, President EMEA, Stratasys, concluded.