Fisher/Unitech named 2011 top Stratasys reseller: Troy-based Fisher-Unitech said Wednesday it had achieved No. 1 Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) reseller status in the Americas in dollars and unit volume in 2011. The company, a product lifecycle management solutions provider and Stratasys partner for nearly 16 years, supplies the Dimension 3D Printer and Fortus 3D Production equipment to discrete manufacturing companies in the Midwest United States. Fisher-Unitech has established two centrally located Rapid Technology Centers in Troy and Schaumburg, Ill. Each center is equipped with a Fortus 400mc machine with the ability to print parts using all available Stratasys plastics. Fisher-Unitech has increased its commitment to Rapid Technology in 2011 with an expanded sales, service and support team that focuses solely on Stratasys solutions. Each of the company’s 12 Midwest offices houses a Dimension 3D Printer for localized printing, demonstrations and training. Rapid prototyping has become a necessary component of the overall product development process, helping design teams test form, fit and function while accelerating time to market and enhancing collaboration and communication. Fisher-Unitech, established in 1993, provides Product Lifecycle Management solutions to discrete manufacturing companies. The company’s focus is on process improvement for product development. Process improvement is obtained through the integration of advanced software solutions to replace legacy systems. The applications are focused on design, engineering and manufacturing. Professional services are offered for design automation and data management which provides customers with a full service, one-stop source for complex PLM systems. More at www.funtech.com.