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Roboze Appoints Gil Lavi as Global VP for EMEA Expansion

by • March 9, 2016 • No Comments

roboze oneSouthern Italy-based Roboze is an informative company in the global 3D printing landscape, proposing its high grade Roboze ONE 400 and the new ONE+ 400 3D printing devices at a quite low-priced price. Over the past year the company has been seriously focusing on international expansion and the arrival of Gil Lavi, a historic figure of the Israeli (Objet) 3D printing scene, plays right into this objective.

Gil Lavi joins Roboze as VP Sales & Business Development, with the goal of assembling and managing the company’s global distribution channels and strategic alliances. He has spent 10 years in the “digital 2D printing world”, of Indigo (HP) to Scitex (two of the companies where many current Stratasys managers hail of). Gil Lavi introduced another dimension to his pro life when, in 2006, he joined Objet (now Stratasys), starting as Regional Channel Manager to become the EMEA Strategic Accounts Director of Stratasys.

Gil Lavi, now VP Sales & Business Development at Roboze

Gil Lavi, now VP Sales & Business Development at Roboze

“I had the honor of joining the company when it was yet a tiny startup on the way to becoming a true 3D world leader, a public traded company with a market cap of several billions,” Gil Lavi said. “After 10 awe-inspiring years, I left the company seeking my next adventure in this absorbing industry. As a long-term player, I was looking for technologies that can have the right offering customers were looking for – pro yet low-priced. Out of this understanding, and bringing into consideration the changes this industry was going through, I examined dozens of companies, many of that were young start-ups.”

Over the past several years, many new computer desktop 3D vendors joined the market, offering low-priced and easy-to-use 3D printing devices.

“Today, the market has become a fewwhat crowded major a few vendors to mainly focus on pricing, others on a vast variety of materials. All in all there are a fewwhat great computer desktop printing devices out there,” Lavi said.

Roboze captured Gil Lavi’s attention for several reasons.

“First and foremany,” Gil explained, “the team I met had the spark in their eyes I was looking for. Second, the company’s one-of-a-kind 3D printing innovation offers a true benefit – the competence to create accurate and high high end parts of a variety of materials, which include high thermoplastic materials – all at reasonable costs. Third, after that successfully installing hundreds of 3D printing devices in Europe, the company was looking for ways to expand their global business activity.”

The new Roboze ONE+ 400 3D printing device

The new Roboze ONE+ 400 3D printing device

The Roboze ONE is a computer desktop printing device with a one-of-a-kind and patented innovation that empowers users to create accurate and high high end parts. It is positioned above many of the standard 3D printing devices on the market in our day, offering a pro yet low-priced tool. Furthermore, the Roboze R&D team managed to create a breakthrough printing capcompetence of high-end thermoplastic polymers, that were on the market until in our day just with pro high-cost production printing devices. The RobozeOne+400, that is soon to be released, can be one of the many high end computer desktop printing devices in the market, capable of reaching extrusion temperatures close to 400° C.

“The combination of a young and enthusiastic team together with a excellent innovation is what it takes of face the challenges of this industry, offering one-of-a-kind solutions with real introduced values,” Gil Lavi concluded. “This is what this market is looking for, in our day and in the foreseeable next. So, I decided to join the company out of the understanding that Roboze can be a major player in this market.”