Co-founder of Makerbot, Bre Pettis purchases milling machine firm Other Machine

Former CEO and co-founder of 3D printing firm Makerbot, Bre Pettis has bought a non 3D printing relevant company – the CNC milling system enterprise Other Machine.

Californian enterprise, Other Machine operates from Berkeley and is the manufacturer of the Othermill Pro desktop milling system. Bre Pettis currently works as CEO and founding father of Bre & Co, started in the year 2016, the enterprise creates unique 3D printed presents and heirlooms.

Othermill Pro

Other Machine made available its Othermill products on Kickstarter with the original machine getting above $311,000 back in 2013. The most up-to-date system, the Othermill Pro, presently is sold for $3,199.

Using its 3-axis toolhead, the machine has the potential to mill Printed Circuits and carve 3D shapes. The main feature of the system is its ability to be incorporated in an office setup. The Othermill Pro is sufficiently little to fit on a worktable, quiet enough to feature in a community working place and can help you speed up production processes by creating in-house in lieu of contracting out.

In combination with hardware equipment, the Berkeley firm has additionally launched its distinctive Otherplan software for the CNC machines. Bre Pettis states he is “thrilled” to invest in Other Machine as,

The Othermill Pro is an tremendous milling machine that’s so accurate that electrical engineers has the capability to mill Printed Circuits with 6 mil traces and build Printed Circuits more rapidly than a Printed Circuit service. I’m thrilled to return in the arena supporting innovators.

Printed Circuits and electronic devices

CEO of Other Machine, Dr. Danielle Applestone explains, “I look ahead to building on our commitment of accessible prototyping machines for expert engineers and empowering countless of students who use the Othermill Pro to learn and make their ideas an actuality.”

Applestone likewise explained she is going to go on in her role as CEO and is “delighted to have Bre’s assistance.”

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