Stratasys to Acquire Covestro’s Additive Manufacturing Materials Business

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Stratasys has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Covestro’s additive manufacturing materials business. The acquisition is expected to be immediately accretive upon closing, expected in the first quarter of 2023. It will include R&D facilities and activities, global development and sales teams in Europe, the United States and China, a portfolio of approximately 60 additive manufacturing materials and an extensive intellectual property portfolio consisting of hundreds of patents and patents pending.

Covestro has been a key part of Stratasys’ third-party materials ecosystem, and the acquisition will benefit customers using multiple Stratasys 3D printing platforms, including its Origin P3, Neo Stereolithography and H350 printers. Stratasys is already a distributor of Somos by Covestro resins and they are already available for Neo and Origin One 3D printers.

said Stratasys CEO Yoav Zeif. “Innovative materials are the fuel of additive manufacturing and translate directly into the ability to create new use cases for 3D printing, especially in the production of end-use parts like dental aligners and components. automobiles. The acquisition of Covestro’s highly acclaimed additive manufacturing business positions us to further increase adoption of our latest technologies. We will now have the ability to accelerate cutting-edge developments in 3D printing materials and advance our strategy of delivering the best and most comprehensive polymer 3D printing portfolio in the industry.

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