About this #3dprint company – Beckatt Solutions


February 23, 2016 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ About this #3dprint company


4Company Name – Beckatt Solutions

City, State – Elgin, IL

Company E-mail  – info@beckatt.com

twitter id @beckatt

company url http;//www.beckatt.com

Summary of your business

 

Beckatt Solutions is a distributor and value add reseller of 3D printing technology and services, including 3D printers, consumables, software and scanners. We are committed to providing our clients with cutting-edge 3D printing technologies and services.mark-one-white

What makes your product superior than your competitors (list your competitors)

Our focus is on additive manufacturing (3D printing), and partnering with companies who see an opportunity to expand their business using this new, cutting-edge technology. The variety and types of 3D printers and materials available mean that companies can find the right technology to suit their functions. In fact, additive manufacturing is well suited to help solve unique prototyping, design and packaging problems. We offer a number of options in this regard, including a paper-based 3D printer that provides the lowest cost output. The process is extremely eco-friendly, and the printers, made by Mcor Technologies, offer full color capabilities, unmatched by all but a few on the market.

DSC_3081irisWho are the founders of your company? And what inspired them to start this business?

Founders Michael Storeya and Matt Pray started the company in 2013. They started Beckatt Solutions to increase the number of 3D printers, and expand 3D printing services and partners in the United States. I currently serve as one of the Managing Partners for the company, overseeing sales and marketing, as well as new business development.

 

Why should customers buy your products?

We anticipate bringing on additional product lines (including 3D printers & scanners) to expand our offerings to our current clients, as well as develop new business. We also anticipate bringing on additional sales and marketing staff to cover more territory (currently we have an exclusive territory with Mcor Technologies, but do not have the staff to sufficiently cover it all) and expand products and services to additional markets.

Where do you see your company in 5 years?

The biggest opportunity is for companies to invest in 3D printing and substantially reduce their costs (of prototyping, casting, thermoforming, etc.), while at the same time cutting their time to market. These companies will have a competitive edge and will end up increasing their revenues. Any company that does machining and prototyping (which is the majority of 3manufacturing companies) can benefit from implementing additive manufacturing in their operations. In addition to the hardware, 3D modeling software platforms have begun to creep up. SpaceClaim, one of the companies with whom we work, offers a unique way to solve modeling and geometry problems, without the user needing a CAD background. This opens up the technology even further, to those who may not have spent much time working in additive manufacturing in the past. President Obama said in his 2014 State of the Union Address that 3D printing is America’s chance to bring manufacturing back to these shores. We are looking for individuals and companies who are excited about the opportunities that 3D printing present to the manufacturing, design and engineering worlds. Those who have already started to use 3D printing in their businesses and schools are great cheerleaders for the field. We want to seek out and work with forward-thinking people who see the long term benefits 3D printing offers to this country.

Where do you see the 3D Printing Industry heading towards?

1As the technology becomes more mainstream, the implementation costs (read: purchase of 3D printers and installation/training) will come down as more competitors enter the market. At the same time, the technology is improving, meaning 3D printing is getting fast. This means the technology is available to more companies, including the mom & pop shops. The other exciting thing we are seeing is schools (especially colleges and universities) have started to use 3D printing regularly. More schools are putting a focus on STEM education, helping to prepare students for life in the working world. Schools also want students to be familiar with the technologies they will be using after graduation. Because of this, there are a number of colleges and universities that have started to implement 3D printing in their curricula, including art and design, architecture, engineering and physics/computer science.
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