Co-founder of Makerbot, Bre Pettis acquires 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 inventor of the Othermill Pro desktop milling system. Bre Pettis at present acts as CEO and founding father of Bre & Co, set up in 2016, the enterprise creates personalized 3D printed gifts and heirlooms.
Other Machine made available its Othermill series on Kickstarter with the original machine raising in excess of $311,000 back in 2013. The most current system, the Othermill Pro, at this point sells for $3,199.
With the help of its 3-axis toolhead, the machine has the ability to mill PCBs and carve 3D shapes. The chief characteristic of the machine is being able to be incorporated in an office setup. The Othermill Pro is sufficiently small enough to fit on a workdesk, calm enough to feature in a public working environment and can increase the speed of production processes by creating in-house as an alternative to outsourcing.
In combination with hardware devices, the Berkeley firm also has created its distinctive Otherplan software for the CNC machines. Bre Pettis states he is “thrilled” to acquire Other Machine as,
The Othermill Pro is definitely an remarkable milling machine that is so accurate that electrical engineers has the ability to mill PCBs with 6 mil traces and build PCBs faster than a PCB service. I’m thrilled to return in the arena helping leaders.
PCBs and electronics
CEO of Other Machine, Dr. Danielle Applestone explains, “I look forward to building on our commitment of accessible prototyping machines for expert engineers and empowering a number of of students who utilize the Othermill Pro to learn and make their ideas a reality.”
Applestone likewise claimed she will keep on in her position as CEO and is “excited to get Bre’s support.”
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