Stratasys signs a five-year cooperation with ACAM

The cooperative agreement will see the ACAM Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing receive a Stratasys Fortus 450mc Production 3D Printer to enhance its training program for additive manufacturing with thermoplastics.

Stratasys, a global leader in additive technology solutions, has announced a five-year cooperative agreement with leading R&D center – ACAM Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing, part of the renowned RWTH Aachen Campus. The cooperation aims to bring together the expertise and resources of both companies to further streamline the education and training program in additive manufacturing offered at the ACAM.

Under the agreement, Stratasys will install a Fortus 450mc Production 3D Printer and provide training and services at the ACAM in Aachen. Stratasys FDM technology will be used by the ACAM for hands-on teaching in engineering courses and professional training. This will enable students and professionals from all levels to understand the benefits of high-performance thermoplastics and encourage new ways of ‘thinking additively’ for design, manufacturing and engineering.