Stratasys Ltd., announced that The Hudson Valley Advanced Manufacturing Center at The State University of New York at New Paltz, has opened an additive manufacturing superlab, which has received Stratasys designation as a “SMART lab.” The Hudson Valley Advanced Manufacturing Center provides expert advice on 3D printing processes, materials and design for both student education and the Hudson Valley business community.
The 3D printing lab is one of the country’s most advanced 3D printing superlabs. The lab features a suite of Stratasys 3D printers including an industrial-grade Objet260 Connex multi-material 3D Printer, a Fortus 400mc Production 3D Printer, two Dimension units, and over 40 MakerBot 3D Printers. The lab will also serve as a central 3D printing service center for the surrounding communities and business.
In cooperation with the Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation, a comprehensive resource for business in the area, the SMART Lab at SUNY New Paltz shows the promise to attract new business and economic growth to the Hudson Valley area.
“We’re continually impressed with the industry partnerships SUNY New Paltz is engaged in. The investment they have made in industrial-grade additive manufacturing equipment in the SMART Lab, combined with its expert staff, is allowing increased access for all,” says Gina Scala, director of global marketing, Stratasys Education “It’s exciting to see economic development for local industry and academic development collide, creating fireworks of innovation and benefit for all.”
Hudson Valley Advanced Manufacturing Center at SUNY New Paltz