A tiny desktop CNC router I made for fun and for milling PCB:s. Made of plywood and 3D printed ABS plastic parts.
Co-founder of Makerbot, Bre Pettis acquires milling machine firm Other Machine
Former CEO and co-founder of 3D printing business Makerbot, Bre Pettis has bought a non 3D printing relevant firm – the CNC milling system enterprise Other Machine.
American enterprise, Other Machine operates from Berkeley and is the developer of the Othermill Pro desktop milling system. Bre Pettis at this time acts as CEO and founding father of Bre & Co, started in 2016, the enterprise creates bespoke 3D printed gifts and heirlooms.
Other Machine made available its Othermill product line on Kickstarter with the original machine getting above $311,000 back in 2013. The most current system, the Othermill Pro, right now sells for $3,199.
With the help of its 3-axis toolhead, the machine has the potential to mill Printed Circuit Boards and carve 3D shapes. The key characteristic of the system is being able to be incorporated in an office setup. The Othermill Pro is sufficiently little to fit on a desk, tranquil enough to feature in a public workplace and can accelerate production processes by creating in-house other than outsourcing.
Coupled with hardware systems, the Berkeley firm has also made its unique Otherplan software for the CNC machines. Bre Pettis says he is “thrilled” to purchase Other Machine as,
The Othermill Pro is definitely an powerful milling machine that is so precise that electrical engineers can easily mill Printed Circuit Boards with 6 mil traces and develop Printed Circuit Boards faster than a Printed Circuit Board service. I’m fired up to be back in the arena supporting leaders.
Printed Circuit Boards and electronic products
CEO of Other Machine, Dr. Danielle Applestone points out, “I anticipate building on our commitment of accessible prototyping machines for professional engineers and empowering countless of students using the Othermill Pro to learn and make their ideas a real possibility.”
Applestone additionally suggested she’ll proceed in her role as CEO and is “delighted to get Bre’s support.”
Derived from https://www.3dprintingindustry.com/news/co-founder-makerbot-bre-pettis-acquires-milling-machine-company-machine-113976/