Joseph Merritt Signs with MakerBot as Official Reseller of 3-D Printers
HARTFORD, CT—February 25, 2014—The printing world has been evolving since the first inception of the printing press. Technology has increased printers capabilities; machines have gotten faster and smaller while increasing resolution and clarity. Printing is an ever-changing world and one of the most recent additions to this world is 3-D printing. Many dispute that 3-D printing is not actually printing, but rather manufacturing. Joseph Merritt, printer, sales and service division will argue that whatever you call it, 3-D printing perfectly complements its current offerings of printing equipment for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) and graphic industries, and are pleased to add MakerBot’s 3-D printers to the lineup.
Merritt selected MakerBot’s 3D printers due to their proven track record with stability and their affordable pricing. They are perfect for educational purposes, as well as real-world applications. Ed Perry, CEO and president of Joseph Merritt, commented, “A large portion of our AEC customers design in 3D. Our aim is to save customers time and money when it comes to rendering their designs. Instead of building a 3-D model from scratch, they can simply print out models of their designs.”
MakerBot, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd., is leading the Next Industrial Revolution by setting the standards in reliable and affordable desktop 3-D printing. Founded in 2009, MakerBot has built the largest installed base of desktop 3-D printers sold to innovative and industry-leading customers worldwide, including engineers, architects, designers, educators and consumers.
The printer, sales and service division of Joseph Merritt, sells, leases, and rents top-of-the-line printing equipment from Canon, Epson, HP, KIP and now MakerBot for both the Graphics and AEC industries. Its service group is one of the largest and most experienced wide-format service organizations in Northeast. Merritt offers authorized service and repairs for Canon, HP, Océ, KIP, Xerox, Epson and MakerBot printers. Merritt also carries paper and printing supplies to keep its customers up and running.
MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis introduces the fifth generation MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer in this short video: