dp polar was founded in 2014 by serial digital printing entrepreneur Hans Mathea near Karlsruhe, Germany.

dp polar's continuously rotating print platform, multi-material and multi-process hybrid additive manufacturing technology allow industrial scale manufacturing based on market-specific hybrid print processes. Unlike existing additive manufacturing systems, dp polar addresses mass production markets. Its multi-process capability allows to produce highly complex parts in a single step.

In addition its highly innovative hardware modularity dp polar enables different hybrid print processes and integration of both, prototyping and series production mode, in a single machine.

About dp polar

dp polar was founded in 2014 by serial founder and inventor Hans Mathea, who had already successfully sold his former company CSAT (2D printing) to Heidelberger Druck in 2011. ALTANA, the specialty chemical company and supplier of high-performance, industry-grade 2D and 3D printing materials from Germany, had invested in dp polar, based in Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen near Karlsruhe, in 2017. This cooperation proved to be a highly productive combination of dp polar’s mechanical engineering and machine development and ALTANAS extensive expertise in the development of innovative resilient 3D printing materials.

dp polar has developed the world's first industrial 3D printer with a rotating printing plate, paving the way for 3D printing using the Material Jetting technology to move from rapid prototyping to industrial series production: Instead of a printing head that moves to deposit the material layer by layer, the printing plate rotates around the printing head underneath it, offering higher productivity and, above all, high repeatability.

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More than 30 years ago, 3D Systems brought the innovation of 3D printing to the manufacturing industry. Today, as the leading additive manufacturing solutions provider, they bring innovation, performance, and reliability to every interaction - empowering their customers to create products and business models never before possible.

Thanks to their unique offering of hardware, software, materials, and services, each application-specific solution is powered by the expertise of application engineers who collaborate with customers to transform how they deliver their products and services. 3D Systems’ solutions address a variety of advanced applications in healthcare and industrial markets such as medical and dental, aerospace & defense, automotive, and durable goods.

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