Stratasys Receives Motorsport 2014 Technology of the Year Award

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This year, Stratasys 3D Printing won the award of “Motorsport 2014 Technology of the Year” at the annual Professional MotorSport World Expo Awards in Cologne Germany. Stratasys received this recognition for their work with Strakka Racing. Utilizing Stratasys technology has helped Strakka Racing produce essential parts in their Championship Strakka DOME S103 LMP2 race car. The automotive industry has really benefited from the world of opportunity that 3D printing allows designers and engineers to enable. “3D printing still seems so […]

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White House Announces Inaugural 3D-Printed Ornament Challenge

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Now that Halloween is in the rear view mirror, the tradition of decorating the White House for the holiday season is in full force. With thousands of people expected to visit and millions with access to the decorations via the internet, there is a lot of planning and work that needs to be done. This year the White House, in partnership with the Smithsonian, is looking to the 3D printing community for help. 3D printing designers will have the opportunity, […]

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Fisher Unitech Recognized as 2013 Top Stratasys Reseller

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Troy, MI (March 12, 2014) – FISHER/UNITECH announced today it has achieved number one Stratasys reseller status in the Americas in dollars and unit volume in 2013. The company, a product lifecycle management solutions provider and Stratasys partner for nearly 18 years, supplies an array of 3D Printers and 3D Production equipment including Fortus, Objet Connex, Dimension, Mojo, uPrint and the Objet Desktop line to discrete manufacturing companies in the Midwest, United States. “FISHER/UNITECH has been a trusted partner of […]

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3D Scanning Applications: Recreating a Fossil Gravesite

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What do you do when you stumble on a mysterious whale graveyard, but the construction workers have to keep on building? You scan and 3D print the scene, naturally!That’s what researchers in Chile did recently, after construction unearthed a graveyard of more than 40 whale fossils. Scientists wanted to be able to peruse the scene, but construction on the Pan-American Highway also had to continue; the solution they found was to bring the Smithsonian Digitization program to create a 3D scan […]

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SolidWorks World 2014 Recap: Day 3

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The big day has come and gone! Day 3 at SolidWorks World always proves to be one of the most anticipated. We get an opportunity to find out what the Top 10 most user-requested features for the software are, as well get insight into what new functionality is already being added into SolidWorks 2015. Top 10 For the Top 10 most requested features, SolidWorks relies on a number of touch points to compile the user-created list that is then posted […]

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3D Printers: Designing Confidence with Individualized Prosthetic Limbs

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“What would happen if an industrial designer had a go at making prosthetic legs?”That’s the opening line of this great video about Scott Summit’s work using 3D scanning and 3D printing to make prosthetic limbs. Instead of the traditional design – where you try to make the limb look as natural as possible while retaining functionality – Summit focuses on the best possible limb, which includes not only optimizing its base functionality but also developing an aesthetic that appeals to […]

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Fisher Unitech and Altium, Inc. Announce Partnership

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Product Lifecycle Design Company Adds Electronic Design Automation Software to Robust Product Suite Troy, MI (April 22, 2013) – FISHER/UNITECH, a product lifecycle management solutions provider, has partnered with Altium, an electronics design software company, to offer more options for the design and manufacturing industry. Altium is joining FISHER/UNITECH’s robust suite of product development solutions, making FISHER/UNITECH the only company in the Midwest with such a variety of solutions. Altium is a unified system design solution targeting electronics design automation […]

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3D Printing and the State of the Union: Pres. Obama Calls Attention to Additive Manufacturing

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As you may have heard while watching President Obama’s State of the Union address last night, 3D printing has succeeded in capturing even the presidential cabinet’s attention. With its far-reaching potential in the manufacturing and medical worlds, and its seemingly endless applications, additive manufacturing seems poised to only keep growing. A small excerpt from this portion of his speech follows: After shedding jobs for more than 10 years, our manufacturers have added about 500,000 jobs over the past three. Caterpillar […]

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3D Printed Haute Couture at Paris Fashion Week

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We already know that 3D printing is revitalizing technical fields like manufacturing and medical technologies, but as Paris Fashion Week suggests, 3D printers are making a splash in the art world as well. Using Stratasys and Materialise technologies and some technical minds, Dutch designer Iris van Herpen created two different 3D printed pieces for her Paris Fashion Week runway show. The customization of 3D printing allowed Herpen to control the exact shape she wanted, allowed her a level of intricacy […]

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Fisher Unitech Announces Stratasys Ltd. Partnership

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  Top Stratasys Reseller Authorized to Sell Objet Troy, MI (December 3, 2012) – FISHER/UNITECH, a product life cycle management company, announced today its partnership with Stratasys will continue under the new Stratasys Ltd.  As a direct result of the Objet/Stratasys merger, the company has been authorized to expand their product line of 3D Printers and Production Systems to include all of the Objet products.  FISHER/UNITECH has been selected to participate in a pilot of the new combined product line […]

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