“Manufacturing in the U.S. was important. While it’s critical we remain responsive to the market, we also feel an obligation to improve our local jobs economy.” Andrew Rutter CEO, Type A Machines
SAN JOSE, CA (PRWEB)
February 28, 2017
Type A Machines® and BriteLab® announced today it has been entered into a contract manufacturing relationship for the production of the award winning Series 1 3D printer. The partnership allows Type A Machines to meet the increasing global demand for its industrial-grade Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) 3D printer. BriteLab provides collaboration-based product lifecycle focused manufacturing solutions from its facility in San Jose, CA. As a result, Type A Machines’ products are being manufactured where they’re designed, Silicon Valley. The Type A Machines 3D printer product line will benefit greatly from BriteLab OEM management, factory automation, product engineering, and high volume expertise.
“The Type A Machines Series 1 line of 3D printers, featuring one of the largest build volumes, support for more than 80 materials, and hot-swappable integration with the Print Pod, has opened new opportunities for 3D manufacturers and entrepreneurs worldwide,” said Andrew Rutter, Type A Machines’ Founder and CEO. “Manufacturing in the U.S. was an important consideration in our selection of an OEM partner. While it’s critical we remain responsive to the market, and protect our intellectual property, we also feel an obligation to improve our local jobs economy. We’re pleased BriteLab was able to meet all of our requirements.”
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