BCN3D has acquired 3D printing cloud platform AstroPrint as it looks to expand its 3D printing software solutions.
BCN3D says that it now obtains a key technology as well as the expertise of staff additions for the development of its cloud solutions, with the company remaining dedicated to improving user experience and offering features ‘never before seen on the market’.
Founded in San Diego, USA in 2013, AstroPrint is report more than 200.000 registered users in 130 different countries, 60 per cent of which are based in the US and with an average of 2.000 printers connected simultaneously.
BCN3D will maintain AstroPrint as an independent platform and will continue to develop new functionalities for its user base, while Astroprint CTO Daniel Arroyo has been appointed Chief Software Officer of BCN3D.
“We see this as a new chapter in our quest for offering the absolute best possible solution to clients across both hardware and software,” said BCN3D CEO Xavier Martínez Faneca.
“We are certain that this acquisition of a company with such expertise in this field will serve to boost our BCN3D printing profile to its full potential, and that the merging of our teams will undoubtedly entail countless benefits.”
Daniel Arroyo added: “Our collaboration with BCN3D brings us the challenge and pleasure of developing more advanced solutions for BCN3D clients.
“We are super excited to pair our software with BCN3D’s hardware in order to unlock tremendous value via deep hardware and software integrations and innovations.”