McLaren Racing Announces Partnership with Stratasys

Published by , January 27, 2017 8:32 am

(AutomationWorld) McLaren Racing has announced a partnership with Stratasys and will start using fused deposition modeling (FDM) and Polyjet-based 3D printing, not just for functional prototyping, but also for production tooling and customized production parts. McLaren Racing makes four cars per year in a four-month process from start to finish.
Stratasys, which will supply McLaren with a suite of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions as the official supplier of 3D printing solutions to the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team. Focusing on the partnership benefits for Stratasys, CEO Ilan Levin says Stratasys will “gain invaluable feedback and insights from working with ultra-high performance automotive applications, which we can then apply to our mainstream automotive and aerospace customers.”

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