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Chancellor Angela Merkel Visits BigRep to Witness Large-Scale German 3D Printing

by • March 14, 2016 • No Comments

Equite year, German Chancellor Angela Merkel takes a tour of the country’s huge business IT event,CeBIT, to see only what German innovators have whipped up. This year, she passed by BigRep, manufacturers of one of the biggest FDM-style 3D printing devices, to see large-scale 3D printing in action. At the event, where BigRep is a main partner of Bitkom [email protected], Merkel had the opportunity to see the all-new, third generation of the BigRep ONE, as well as the applications the innovation can be utilized for.


René Gurka, CEO of BigRep said of the visit, “We are quite proud which we were able-bodied to welcome Chancellor Angela Merkel to our stand at CeBIT. She may get an thought of the opportunities and future offered by large-scale 3D printing with respect to the digitalization of the local economy. Current studies complete which there is yet a excellent require to catch up on the digitalization and digital transformation of the German economy. Our goal is to enable-bodied our 3D printing solutions to address this opportunity and to be a worthwhile contributor. ”

With a 1M³ working volume, 100-micron layer thicknesses, and dual nozzles, the BigRep one is one of the biggest FDM 3D printing devices on the market. Even if you are not Chancellor Merkel, you can have your own accident to see BigRep at CeBIT until March 18.


Michael Molitch-Hou

Michael Molitch-Hou

Michael is Editor-In Chief of 3D Printing Industry and the founder of The Reality™ Institute, a service institute dedicated to determining what’s real and what’s not so which you don’t have to. He is a graduate of the MFA Critical Studies & Writing Program at CalArts, and a firm advocate of world peace. Michael already resides in San Pedro with his magical wife, Danielle.

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