MICHIGAN ISRAEL BUSINESS BRIDGE WELCOMES IGAL ZEITUN OF STRATASYS TO DISCUSS MERGER WITH OBJET OF ISRAEL
March 5, 2013 (Bloomfield Hills, MI) - Igal Zeitun, VP of Product Marketing and Sales Operations of Stratasys, makers of cutting edge 3D Printers will speak at a Michigan Israel Business Bridge networking event on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:30 pm. The program is being held at DASI Solutions’ new additive manufacturing studios located at 31 Oakland Avenue in downtown Pontiac.
Igal Zeitun managed the merger of Stratasys and Israeli Company Objet for product marketing and Sales Ops teams. Igal has defined and managed the long-term Product Roadmap in front of R&D. He is the Stratasys-Objet Integration Manager, a position he has held since May 2012.
Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS) is the corporate entity formed in December 2012 by the merger of 3D printing companies Stratasys Inc. and Objet Ltd., based in Minneapolis, Minn. and Rehovot, Israel. The company manufactures 3D printers and materials for prototyping and production. Prior to merging, the two companies’ revenues totaled $277 million for 2011. Its patented FDM® and inkjet-based PolyJet® processes produce prototypes or manufactured goods directly from 3D CAD files or other 3D content. Systems include affordable desktop 3D printers for idea development, a range of systems for prototyping, and large production systems for direct digital manufacturing. The company’s range of more than 120 3D printing materials is the widest in the industry and includes over 100 proprietary inkjet-based photopolymer materials and 10 proprietary FDM-based thermoplastic materials. Stratasys also manufacturers Solidscape 3D Printers and operates the RedEye On Demand digital-manufacturing service. The company has over 1100 employees, holds over 500 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally, and has received 19 awards for its technology and leadership.
A Case Study on the practical applications for 3D Printing will be presented by MIBB Member, David Darbyshire of DASI Solutions.