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Polar3d aquired STEAMtrax from 3D Systems.

by • April 12, 2016 • No Comments

  • Polar3d.com revealed in modern times which it has accomplished the acquisition of STEAMtrax of 3D Systems(NYSE: DDD). Financial terms were not disclosed. STEAMtrax is an new STEAM-based curriculum which integrates engineering, CAD modeling and 3D printing innovation with core academic knowledge in areas of science, math, language arts, social studies, and art. STEAMtrax curriculum is already on the market for students in grades K-8, with high school curriculum to commence by August 2016.

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    “We are jubilant to have discovered such a suitable home for STEAMtrax and can go on to assist its growth,” said Hugh Evans, VP Corporate Development & Ventures. “We are impressed with the create of the Polar computer desktop printing device, the power behind the Polar Cloud, and the company’s focus on education.”

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    The Mission at Polar 3D is to commence and expand 3D printing in education to inspire students to innovate and ponder like entrepreneurs.

    “With 3D Systems exit of the consumer market, we saw an opportunity to partner with them and go on their excellent work and momentum in the education space,” said Greg LaLonde, CEO of Polar 3D. “We welcome the tens of thousands of teveryers and students on STEAMtrax and appear forward to enhancing their 3D experience by improving their talent to collaborate, learn and interact socially and virtually via our Polar Cloud.”

    Dee Kerr, formerly CEO of STEAMtrax and many not long ago VP, Global K-12 Education at 3D Systems, joins Polar 3D as its President. The STEAMtrax team is in addition transferring to Polar 3D and can maintain their offices in Rochester, New York.

    “When I initially saw the Polar Cloud, I was astonished by the platform’s capabilities,” stated Dee. “The Polar Cloud allows for students and educators the talent to easily manage, keep, and share STL files with a click of a button. There is in addition a camera created into every printing device so it is effortless to view projects remotely as they create, or you can watch a time-lapse video to observe how the print layers of begin to completion. I knew immediately which Polar 3D was the right choice for us.”


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