For Immediate Release
Objet Geometries Partners with HK Technologies to develop UK market
Will show the Objet Quadra at TCT 2001, Manchester, September 26-27.
Rehovot, Israel, September 11, 2001 – Objet Geometries, an innovative
provider of three-dimensional network printers and materials for the rapid
prototyping industry, today announced that it has signed a representation
agreement with HK Technologies.
HK Technologies is a provider of production solutions for the UK
manufacturing industry. Under the agreement, HK Technologies has purchased
the Objet Quadra printer and will install it in its demonstration facility
in Rugby, Warwickshire. HK Technologies, together with Objet staff, will be
showing the Objet Quadra at the TCT 2001 Conference and Exhibition, at the
MICC, in Manchester, UK, September 26-27.
“HK Technologies is well known for its extensive technical knowledge and
market experience,” said Marco Baio, President of Objet Geometries Europe.
“Its familiarity with the UK manufacturing industry and reputation make HK
Technologies an ideal partner for Objet.”
As the second largest market in Europe, the UK represents a tremendous
opportunity for Objet. Underscoring the importance of this market, Objet
notes that its first installation of the Objet Quadra printer was in the UK,
at Ford Motor Company near London.
Nigel Bunt, Managing Director of HK Technologies said: “We are very excited
about this partnership with Objet. The Objet Quadra is a critical addition
to our product list, giving us an important first-mover advantage over our
competitors. This purchase reinforces our strategy to always offer our
customers the best, most advanced solutions to their production needs.”
Commented Dror Danai, VP Marketing and Business Development at Objet
Geometries: “As our first partner, HK Technologies will be instrumental in
our initial push to build a strong customer base in the UK, to raise our
profile and provide Objet with further access to leading edge manufacturers
in Britain. ”
About HK Technologies
HK Technologies Ltd. has many years’ experience in providing the
manufacturing industry with comprehensive solutions for high-quality,
flexible and cost effective production. The Company represents an expanding
list of the world’s leading manufacturers. HK Technologies’ capabilities
extend to all key areas of production, from initial design, reverse
engineering and rapid prototyping, through to precision machining.
Developing close relationships with customers, HK Technologies ensures
efficient supply, installation, commissioning and after-sales training and
support. Based in Rugby, Warwickshire, England, HK Technologies is a wholly
owned British company. Its UK based showroom, also at the Rugby site,
provides an ideal opportunity for customers to view selected manufacturing
solutions in operation. For more information, visit www.hktechnologies.com.
About Objet Geometries
Objet develops and produces three-dimensional network printers and materials
that create models directly from three-dimensional CAD files using
innovative hardware, software and polymer materials. The Objet Quadra
printer is used as an output device for digital files created by designers
and engineers in a wide variety of industries who need to physically verify
their designs early in the product development process. Based in Rehovot,
Israel, Objet was founded in 1998. It operates a wholly owned US sales and
customer service subsidiary, Objet Geometries, Inc, and a sales and support
office in Zaventem Belgium, Objet Geometries Europe S.A. The company
currently employs 70 people worldwide.
For additional information, visit the company's Website at
http://www.2objet.com/ or contact:
· HK Technologies
Nigel Bunt, Tel: +44-1788-577288, Email: email@example.com
· Objet Geometries Inc.
Tanya Birchett, Tel: 908-228-5400, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
· Objet Geometries Europe S.A
Nicole Coppens, Tel. +32-2-717-6511 (Europe), Email:
· Objet Geometries Ltd.
Neta Gonen, Tel. +972-8-940-9717 (Israel), Email: email@example.com
· Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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