Published on December 11th, 2015 | by Raja Sekhar Upputuri
3D Scanning AS partners with 3Discovered to supply 3D printed parts to repair cruise ships
3D Scanning AS, a subsidiary of The Maritime Group of Norway, has announced its partnership with 3Discovered, a leading platform for 3D printing services in Chicago, to provide 3D printed parts to repair the cruise ship and retrofit service business. This partnership will allow 3D Scanning AS to provide optimized solutions to increase the quality of the design with overall reduction in project cost and also in wider distribution of a variety of 3D printed parts for cruise ship equipment installations and repairs, quickly without any delays.
3Discovered is an exchange platform that facilitates the buying, selling and manufacturing of commercial-grade 3D printed parts and products. Through its network of trusted 3D printing partners, 3Discovered will be able to provide 3D Scanning AS with high quality customized parts in a wide range of materials to all its global cruise ship partners and customers, quickly and economically which are otherwise hard to get.
“3D printed parts are an ideal match for our business which spans multiple ports and locations,” said Tore Enger, Executive Chairman of 3D Scanning AS. “Working with 3Discovered will allow us to source what we need, when we need it, and where we need it to better serve our customers who are operating globally on very tight schedules.” 3D Scanning AS, which is a part of the marine group of companies together with TECO, Scanship and Nordic Made, is a world leading supplier of 3D digital data capturing specialized in capturing and optimizing data for improved engineering and project execution.
Peer Munck, Chief Executive Officer of 3Discovered said,“3Discovered is very excited to partner with 3D Scanning. Our distributed 3D printing fabrication platform makes a lot of sense for a geographically diverse operation such as 3D Scanning. A recognized innovator in its industry, 3D Scanning is again deploying the latest technologies and supply chain techniques in the most cost effective way to serve its customers and grow its business.”