HP announced the commercial availability of its award-winning Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing solutions in India at a press conference in New Delhi on 18 January 2018. HP’s said its commercial 3D printing machine delivers quality physical parts at high speed at half the cost of other 3D printing machines available in the market thus far.
Saying that it’s 3D printing machine is faster in comparison to fuse deposition modelling (FDM) and selective laser sintering (SLS) printing solutions available in market as of April 2016, HP also claimed that based on internal testing and public data that the average printing cost-per-part is half in comparison with the other printing solutions available in the market. With its Open Platform, HP is tweaking the expansion of 3D printing materials and helping to reduce their cost.
HP announced two resellers of its Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing machine, Imaginarium and Adroitec at the press conference. Mumbai-based Imaginarium with more than 200 employees produces more than 4000 parts daily and is considered a leader in 3D printing and advanced manufacturing technology. Having pioneered unique applications for clients across 40 countries, it has to some extent, disrupted the manufacturing sector by enabling faster design, prototyping and the realization of final products. The second distributor is Noida-based Adroitec which provides engineering solutions including CAD design, analysis, manufacturing and learning solutions as well as cost and productivity optimization.
HP’s partner ecosystem enables distributors such as Imaginarium and Adroitec and other start-ups to develop game-changing solutions for industry. Commenting on its partnership with HP, Atit Kothari of Imaginarium said, “With its revolutionary Voxel technology, the HP MJF machine will be a game-changer for the Indian manufacturing sector and Imaginarium eagerly awaits to play its part in this.” Saroop Chand of Adroitec added, “This partnership will allow Adroitec to offer rapid production of functional parts to its 6,000 plus customers, improving their design capabilities and offering them faster time-to-market.”
“HP is committed to creating new technology that advances lives and businesses across India. With this 3D printing solution, we look forward to support India’s transformation and enable local businesses adopt best-in-class manufacturing technologies,” said Sumeer Chandra, managing director, HP India.