3D Systems Corporation's new range of 3D printers are now being used by a leading manufacturer of water heating machines. A.O. Smith Corporation has admitted that the company is making a full use of the new 3D printers in 3D printing different objects for the company.
A. O. Smith uses the ZPrinter 650 3D printer in printing prototypes and in making different patterns to 3D print plastic parts. Printing plastic parts saves a lot of money and time compared to printing aluminum parts. A.O Smith confessed that it has taken a good decision by investing in the ZPrinter because the profit is more than they expected. The company uses the 3D ZPrinter in printing different types of prototypes in large numbers and that too in few hours and at a very low cost.
“Our ZPrinter gives us the flexibility to make real-time changes and react quickly to our customers demands. It's both a unique and an effective sales tool. Our customers and partners love them, for one thing, they don't have to lug around a 200-pound water heater. And we're getting great feedback from everyone involved," said A. O. Smith CAD Supervisor, Steve Wood, from the company's Johnson City, TN, manufacturing facility
A.O Smith Corporation manufactures water heating equipment both for commercial and home use and aims to rank number.1 in the best water technology company category. The company distributes its products to more than 60 countries and has its office at the U.S., Europe, Mexico, China, and India.
3D Systems Corporation manufactures 3D printers and provides solutions to customers such as design productivity tools, content downloads, etc. It aims to provide its customers with cost-efficient and time saving 3D printing machines. The company was founded in the year 1986 and it’s based in Rock Hill, South Carolina.