MINNEAPOLIS, MN & REHOVOT, Israel, May 30, 2017 – Stratasys Ltd., the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, today announced that Italian-based NIDEK Technologies, one of the world’s largest producer of surgical eye equipment, is using a Stratasys Objet500 Connex3 Multi-material, Color 3D Printer to accelerate clinical trial evaluations of its ophthalmological devices (vision diagnostic systems). The R&D division has reported a 75% reduction in prototyping costs, while cutting lead times by 50% compared to its previous methods.

With Stratasys 3D printing solutions, NIDEK Technologies is producing high-performance prototypes to enter into clinical trials 75% cheaper and 50% faster than with traditional methods (Photo: Business Wire)

According to Cesare Tanassi, managing director at NIDEK Technologies, the adoption of multi-material 3D printing is transforming the division’s prototyping process. The team is now able to use advanced 3D printed materials to…

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