HP makes major announcements at RAPID, additive manufacturing's largest conference

News highlights from RAPID 2017, the largest additive manufacturing conference. At the show in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, HP announced:

  • Launching a new HP 3D printing global reseller program – the HP Partner First 3D Printing Specialization program – with more than 30 selected, trained and certified partners to expand availability and delivery of its 3D printing solutions
  • Showcased a growing roster of manufacturing service bureaus and product design firms implementing HP Jet Fusion 3D Printing systems for production use and new services
  • Unveiled more than a dozen new HP 3D Printing Reference and Experience Centers to enable current and future customers and partners to get hands-on experience with HP Multi Jet Fusion technology
  • Expanded its 3D printing materials ecosystem with new partner Henkel AG & Co, an €18B chemical and consumer goods leader

“Building on our experience of more than 500,000 Multi Jet Fusion-produced parts, we are now scaling our 3D printing business to the next level. Today we are expanding our solutions availability through new resellers and service bureau partners, opening new experiential facilities for customers and partners, and widening our open 3D printing materials ecosystem,” said Stephen Nigro, President of 3D Printing, HP Inc. “We are honored that industry-leading companies such as BMW, Jabil, Johnson & Johnson, Nike and dozens more are looking to the innovations and economics delivered by HP and our partners to help reinvent their businesses for the digital manufacturing revolution.”

Read HP 3D Printing's full announcement.

Watch a 3-minute video to see how Jet Fusion 3D printing works.