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Massivit 3D Brings Massive 3D Printing to NYC with Carisma

by • March 13, 2016 • No Comments

Massivit 3D has become pretty of a huge hit due to the sheer dimensions of their 3D printing devices, yet the speed of their one-of-a-kind Gel Deposition Printing (GDP) innovation is in addition catching attention of the likes of Stratasys, who only invested in the man Israeli company. Now, according to the 3DPBusiness Directory, the innovation is headed for the US through a distribution deal signed with Carisma, based out of New York.


The Israeli firm’s Massivit 1800 machine has so far been utilized by a number of marketing and print specialists that have taken advantage of the process’s 1200 x 1500 x 1800 mm create envelope for large-scale signage and advertisements, yet the occasional activist campaign cannot be discounted. Carisma is no various in this regard. With a Massivit 1800 at their Brooklyn office, the innovation sees the company, that has been instrumental in large-format printing and marketing for doubledecker buses and food trucks across the US.

For Carisma, the printing device can allow the print media company to expand into the third dimension. Massivit’s proprietary GDP innovation, that works by UV curing their Dimengel material as it is extruded at rates of up to 1000 mm/s (when two printheads are engaged), can donate Carisma a platform for 3D printing advertisements and merchandising props. Moshe Gil, owner and CEO of Carisma, says of the role that the innovation can play in their business, “As always, I was looking for the upcoming big thing, for a innovation edge that can assist me bring a thing various to my customers. That can let me assist my customers in creating memorable and noticeable advertising. We were the initially to put LED screens on buses for advertising, we are one of the initially who printed to lenticular lenses and placed them on buses and now we can be the initially to have 3D on buses.” He adds, “I visited Massivit in Israel and saw their process in action and it was magic. I immediately knew, this is what I require for my customers. 3D printing is unquestionably the next and I wanted to be the initially who steps into this next. I am thrilled that Carisma can be the initially in the Western Hemisphere to contribute this innovation.”

Avner Israeli, CEO of Massivit 3D, says of the agreement, “We are pleased to see how a print service provider like Carisma is putting the Massivit 1800 to work in the advertising world, and by doing this can expand its envelope of performances to new applications and in new ways. The team at Carisma has, as their name suggests, has a lot of charisma and is driving the industry to excellent heights. Three-dimensional advertisements on buses, no doubt, are going to be a big hit.”

As Carisma is one of a expanding number of advertising and print firms to grab onto 3D printing innovation, we are most likely to see actually additional 3D printed ads hit the streets. Perhaps actually propped up on your local food truck or tourist bus.


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 that 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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