3D Systems and Dreve Otoplastik, a leading earmold and materials manufacturer, are teaming up to show this compact, fast, low-cost hearing aid manufacturing system that is based on 3D Systems' new Film Transfer Imaging (FTI) technology in Booth #928 at the Charlotte Convention Center.
Dreve has developed materials specifically for the V-Flash(TM) HA 230 Production System to enhance and provide outstanding, high-quality hearing aid shell production capabilities to customers. Dreve Otoplastik is the worldwide distributor for these systems, now at beta customer sites in the U.S. and Europe.
"3D Systems' V-Flash(TM) HA System and our FotoFlash(R) Material are making Rapid Manufacturing a reality," said Dr. Volker Dreve, president of Dreve. "We are proud to partner at AudiologyNOW! with 3D Systems to showcase the V-Flash(TM) HA System - a new standard in quality, speed and affordability."
"We are grateful to partner with an industry leader like Dreve and bring to market another innovative Rapid Manufacturing solution," said Abe Reichental, 3D Systems' president and chief executive officer. "We believe that the V-Flash(TM) HA 230 Production System will expand digital hearing aid manufacturing opportunities worldwide."
About 3D Systems
3D Systems is a leading provider of 3-D Modeling, Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing solutions. Its systems and materials reduce the time and cost of designing products and facilitate direct and indirect manufacturing by creating actual parts directly from digital input. These solutions are used for design communication and prototyping as well as for production of functional end-use parts: Transform your products.
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About Dreve Otoplastik GmbH
Dreve Otoplastik sets standards for the fitting of hearing aids to the human ear. It develops and produces high quality, state-of-the-art medical devices and delivers innovative, quality and biocompatible products.
More information on the company is available at www.dreve.com or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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