EnvisionTEC, a leading global manufacturer of 3D printers and materials, announced it has partnered with ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC), a leading global provider of technology products and solutions, to deliver 3D printing solutions to resellers in the Americas.
With 15 years of experience developing and manufacturing 3D printers and materials, EnvisionTEC offers a comprehensive range of desktop- to industrial-sized 3D printers and engineering-grade materials. The company’s material portfolio includes functional and proprietary resins and composite materials for the aerospace, automotive, consumer goods and general manufacturing markets.
EnvisionTEC’s partnership with ScanSource underscores its commitment to a distribution sales model. Unit sales of EnvisionTEC’s 3D printer machines gained 29% in 2016 over the prior year. ScanSource, which has experience in the maturing 3D printing market, believes resellers and manufacturers will continue embracing EnvisionTEC’s technology.
“EnvisionTEC 3D printers and materials deliver exceptional parts, and we are eager to help resellers differentiate themselves with this unique technology so that they can continue to be more competitive and meet their end-users’ needs,” said Bruce Glenn, vice president of new technologies, ScanSource, Inc.
Al Siblani, CEO of EnvisionTEC, added, “We are excited to partner with ScanSource, which has substantial experience and success selling technology, and 3D printing solutions, as well as building sales and support teams.”