Rock Hill, South Carolina – 3D Systems officials announce that the company has entered into a reseller agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. a leader in science research, technology and healthcare solutions for laboratories, and science and technology education.
Under the new agreement, Thermo Fisher Scientific will immediately begin to offer 3DS’ popular line of Cube and CubePro 3D printers, SenseTM 3D scanners, TouchTM haptic stylus, and education-friendly CAD software. The combination of products provides a comprehensive educational solution for educators new to 3D design and printing as well as advanced programs from K-12 to university level.
“As a leader in providing STEM educators with the tools they need to teach the next generation of scientists and engineers we are excited to have partnered with such an innovative team and to work together towards the advancement of STEM learning here in the United States,” said Robert Marshall, product manager, Fisher Science Education, Thermo Fisher Scientific.
3DS’ expanding footprint in education builds on its MAKE.DIGITAL initiative to make 3D design and printing easy, accessible, and impactful for K-12 educators, and to empower students with tomorrow’s skills today. Thermo Fisher Scientific is the newest education partner in an initiative that includes premier curriculum providers, trainings and extra-curricular programs and leagues.
“We are thrilled and honored to work with a science, technology, and education provider of the caliber and reach of Thermo Fisher Scientific, to scale access to our education solutions nationwide,” said Peter Theran, vice president, global consumer products, 3DS. “Thermo Fisher Scientific brings expertise in the needs of the STEM classroom, preparing students for tomorrow’s careers in science, healthcare, technology, and innovation.”