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About MakerBot

MakerBot operates as an e-commerce platform. It provides three dimensions (3D) printers and different types of materials. It offers a method series, sketch, replicator series, and more. It was acquired by Stratasys Ltd. It was founded in 2009 and is based in Brooklyn, New York.

Headquarters Location

One Metro Tech Center 21st Floor

Brooklyn, New York, 11201,

United States


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MakerBot Patents

MakerBot has filed 149 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • 3D printing
  • Fused filament fabrication
  • 3D printing processes
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Configuration management, Computer printing, Systems engineering, Cyrillic letters, 3D printing


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Related Topics

Configuration management, Computer printing, Systems engineering, Cyrillic letters, 3D printing



Latest MakerBot News

UltiMaker reveals brand transformation, highlights 3D printing solutions for manufacturers

Jun 7, 2023

UltiMaker reveals brand transformation, highlights 3D printing solutions for manufacturers June 5, 2023  by Manufacturing AUTOMATION UltiMaker recently announced the reformation of its brands following the merger of Ultimaker and MakerBot in 2022 . The new brand identity reflects the company’s strategic vision to drive adoption of desktop 3D printing solutions, and introduces a new product architecture. UltiMaker explains in a press statement that its brand mission is to shape the future of manufacturing and product development, offering customers excellent solutions and services for 3D printing across the globe. The new brand builds on the combined strengths of both companies’ legacies, ensuring existing and future customers are fully supported. Under the UltiMaker brand, the S and Method series 3D printers will support manufacturing, product development and other professional applications. The S series will continue to offer a wide variety of materials on the market, making it flexible for a multitude of uses, while the Method series will focus on more specific manufacturing applications that can benefit from access to a heated chamber, specialty high thermoplastics materials and a high level of dimensional accuracy. Meanwhile, the  MakerBot brand will remain operational as a sub-brand within the education sector, with the MakerBot Sketch series targeted at K-12 learning. Advertisement The new brand architecture is designed to ensure that customers can easily find the products and applications which are most suitable for their needs.

MakerBot Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was MakerBot founded?

    MakerBot was founded in 2009.

  • Where is MakerBot's headquarters?

    MakerBot's headquarters is located at One Metro Tech Center, Brooklyn.

  • What is MakerBot's latest funding round?

    MakerBot's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did MakerBot raise?

    MakerBot raised a total of $13.75M.

  • Who are the investors of MakerBot?

    Investors of MakerBot include Stratasys, True Ventures, Bezos Expeditions, RRE Ventures, Foundry and 14 more.

  • Who are MakerBot's competitors?

    Competitors of MakerBot include Shapeways and 4 more.

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