ROSCOE, Ill., April 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3DP Unlimited (3DP), manufacturer of professional-grade, large-format 3D printers, has partnered with Lease Corporation of America (LCA) to make its 3D printers available to organizations of all sizes at a low monthly price. 3DP's Platform Leasing Program considerably lowers the barrier to entry for the 48% of global enterprises reported by Tech Pro Research to be currently evaluating the technology for a diverse range of business applications. Effective immediately, the company's flagship printer, the 3DP1000, which MSRP's for $20,000, is available to lease for under $400 per month.
With one of the largest build area's in the industry (1000mm x 1000mm x 500mm)—over 70 times larger than the average desktop unit—3DP1000's are utilized for production, prototype and design applications in a wide-range of industries, including manufacturing, industrial equipment, aerospace, architecture, construction, retail, furniture, apparel and education. 3DP's open-source platform enables businesses the flexibility of employing the largest range of affordable, state-of-the-art printing materials, modeling software, technology and hardware upgrades from the ever-expanding materials and developer community.
"The impact of 3D printing cannot be understated," said John Good, Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for 3DP. "Just as personal computers revolutionized communication and creativity, 3D printing is upgrading the competitiveness and speed of global business. From rapid prototyping to finished goods, our clients rely on 3DP's professional-grade technology to drive their businesses, and now our Platform Leasing Program makes it available to everyone."
About 3DP Platform Leasing Program
Type: Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF)
Build Area: 1000mm x 1000mm x 500mm
Min. Layer Resolution: 70 micron
Materials: Open source - Maximum options
Software: Open source - Maximum options
Retail Price: Platforms start under $20,000
Leasing Price: less than $400 per month
Leasing Period: 24, 36, 46, 60 months
"We have partnered with 3DP to power the Platform Leasing Program and bring affordable financing options to this rapidly growing industry," said Brian C. Kemp, Sr. Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Lease Corporation of America. "LCA and 3DP will work with each organization—from manufactures and service providers to designers and schools—to develop tailored financing that allows them to quickly obtain their own 3DP1000 at a low monthly price."
The company's large-format printers, powered by professional-grade open-source technology, will be on display May 19-21 at RAPID 2015 in Long Beach, CA (Hall A; Booth 738), and June 9-11 at Automation Technology Expo (ATX) East in New York, NY (Booth 2521).
For more information on leasing a professional-grade large-format 3D printer, or for information on 3DP reseller opportunities, please visit www.3dpunlimited.com.
About 3DP Unlimited
3DP Unlimited is a manufacturer of professional-grade, large-format 3D printers. Based in Roscoe, Illinois, 3DP's world-class engineers utilize their expertise in mechatronics and linear motion to design and construct the highest quality large-format 3D printers in the world. At over 70 times larger than the average desktop unit, 3DPs are utilized for production, prototype and design applications in a wide-range of industries, including manufacturing, industrial equipment, aerospace, architecture, construction, retail, furniture, apparel and education.
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Source: 3DP Unlimited