MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers Showcased in 12 Stores in California, Illinois and New York
BROOKLYN, N.Y. & ATLANTA — (BUSINESS WIRE) — July 14, 2014 — MakerBot and The Home Depot® announce a collaboration to bring MakerBot® Replicator® Desktop 3D Printers to customers on homedepot.com/makerbot and in 12 Home Depot stores in California, Illinois and New York beginning July 14, 2014. This is the first time The Home Depot has offered 3D printers for sale in its stores and will be a pilot program for MakerBot and The Home Depot.
MakerBot and The Home Depot(R) announce a collaboration to bring MakerBot(R) Replicator(R) Desktop 3D Printers to customers on homedepot.com/makerbot and in 12 Home Depot stores in California, Illinois and New York beginning July 14, 2014. This is the first time The Home Depot has offered 3D printers for sale in its stores and will be a pilot program for MakerBot and The Home Depot. (Photo: Business Wire)
MakerBot was founded in 2009 and specializes in desktop 3D printers and scanners. MakerBot is a leader in the desktop 3D printer market with more than 50,000 MakerBot 3D Printers out in the world. MakerBot sets itself apart by offering an entire MakerBot 3D Ecosystem that makes 3D printing easy and accessible for everyone. The MakerBot 3D Ecosystem includes its 3D printers and scanners, its website Thingiverse.com, the world’s largest 3D printing design community for discovering, creating, and sharing of 3D printable files, as well as software, apps, partnerships with leading companies, MakerBot Learning training programs, and its own retail stores in New York, Boston and Greenwich, Connecticut. MakerBot’s products include the award-winning MakerBot Replicator line of 3D printers which includes the MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer, the MakerBot Replicator Mini Compact 3D Printer, the MakerBot Replicator Z18 3D Printer, the MakerBot Replicator 2X Experimental 3D Printer and the MakerBot Digitizer™ Desktop 3D Scanner.
MakerBot 3D Printing and Scanning products will be showcased inside The Home Depot stores in specially designed kiosks that will encourage visitors to experience the wonder of 3D printing firsthand. Trained MakerBot retail staff will provide continual 3D printing demonstrations and offer 3D printed keepsakes for interested customers to take home with them, as well as help with purchase decisions.
The Home Depot stores (12) to offer the MakerBot Replicator 3D printing products and hands on demonstrations will be:
|3838 Hollis Avenue, Emeryville||1232 W. North Ave., Chicago||40 West 23rd Street, New York|
|1781 E. Bayshore Rd., East Palo Alto||2920 Audrey Avenue, Naperville||980 3rd Avenue, New York|
|1125 Old County Rd., San Carlos||1300 S. Clinton Street, Chicago|
|1675 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles||2665 N. Halsted Street, Chicago|
|22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills|
|7100 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach|