Fisher-Unitech Expands 3D Printing Territory To New England
TROY — Fisher-Unitech announced today its recent authorization to sell 3D printing throughout the New England and New York area.
The company, a product lifecycle management provider and Stratasys partner for nearly 16 years, supplies the uPrint, Mojo and Dimension 3D Printers as well as Fortus 3D production equipment to discrete manufacturing companies. For the past several years Fisher-Unitech has been the top reseller for Stratasys in the Americas.
“Companies who have deployed 3D printing and 3D production manufacturing within their design and manufacturing processes have achieved a distinct competitive advantage in their industry segments,” said Charlie Hess, president and CEO of Fisher-Unitech “Our objective is to bring these two applications to our customer base in Nw England with the multiple array of technology solutions available from Stratasys.”
Fisher-Unitech has established two Rapid Technology Centers to support benchmarks, part building services and advanced training. Each center is equipped with systems for both 3D printing and 3D production manufacturing applications with the ability to print parts using all available Stratasys plastics. Fisher-Unitech increased its commitment to Rapid Technology in 2012 with an expanded sales, service and support team that focuses solely on Stratasys solutions. Each of the company’s 14 offices house equipment for localized printing, demonstrations and training. Fisher-Unitech plans to extend these same services and solutions throughout New England.
3D printing 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. Most recently, 3D production has become a disruptive technology and is quickly displacing many traditional manufacturing processes through additive manufacturing vs. subtractive manufacturing.
Fisher-Unitech, www.funtech.com, established in 1993, provides advanced technology solutions to discrete manufacturing companies. The company’s focus is on process improvement for product development. The technology applications offered focus on design, engineering, 3D printing and additive 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.