Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS) has announced a global mobilization of the company’s 3D printing resources and expertise to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, spanning its Stratasys, GrabCAD, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing and partner network with donated printing capacity across all regions.
The initial focus is on providing thousands of disposable face shields for use by medical personnel. In the United States, Stratasys has set an initial goal of producing 5,000 face shields by Friday, March 27, at no cost to the recipients. This includes both a 3D-printed frame and a clear plastic shield that covers the entire face. The company will have the ability to scale to an even faster rate of production. Any 3D printing shop in the U.S. that wishes to help print plastic frames, can fill out an online form to be invited to join the effort. The company is also posting the full face shield printing […]
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