The agreement with Smart International expands Kodak’s brand licensing program to the dynamic 3D printing space.
“We are excited to take the Kodak brand into 3D printing and pioneer a best in class series of desktop printers and materials designed specifically for creative professionals,” said Roberto Gawianski, CEO, Smart International.
“Professional 3D printing is a fast-evolving growth category Kodak has had its eye on for a while. We are happy to add a strong and innovative licensee like Smart International to our portfolio of brand licensees,” said Joel Satin, VP Director of Brand Licensing.
The new KODAK 3D Printing Ecosystem will set a new standard for professional 3D printing. By including thoughtful features that improve productivity and reliability, KODAK Portrait 3D Printer features beautiful designs that will fit in the most exacting architectural studio, creative workspace or classroom. KODAK 3D Printing Filament has industry-leading low moisture content, high melt flow index and precise diameter and roundness for superior prints.
Filaments will be available in December 2017 and the Portrait 3D Printer in Q1 2018.
Smart International has developed an ecosystem of solutions for professional 3D printing. Years of collaboration with engineers, designers, architects, artists, educators, have set the bar high. Only accurate and reliable technology with materials developed for a wide range of applications will help their creations endure and shine.
Kodak is a technology company focused on imaging, providing – directly and through partnerships with other innovative companies – hardware, software, consumables and services to customers in graphic arts, commercial print, publishing, packaging, electronic displays, entertainment and commercial films, and consumer products markets. With our world-class R&D capabilities, innovative solutions portfolio and highly trusted brand, Kodak is helping customers around the globe to sustainably grow their own businesses and enjoy their lives.