June 29, 2015 — New York, NY — Graphene 3D Lab Inc. (TSX-V: GGG, OTCQB: GPHBF) (“Graphene 3D”) is pleased to announce a distribution and manufacturing partnership with Polymaker. Under the terms of the agreement, Polymaker (www.polymaker.com) will distribute all Graphene 3D Lab manufactured specialty and functional filaments and provide filament manufacturing services on an as required basis. Polymaker’s manufacturing operation is located in Suzhou, China, and the company operates sales and distribution offices in Shanghai, China, New York, USA, Utrecht, Netherlands, and Tokyo, Japan.
Graphene 3D’s on-line filament store, www.blackmagic3d.com, will carry unique Polymaker filaments, including PolyMaxTM PLA, PolyFlexTM, and PolyWoodTM. Both companies plan to start offering each other’s products on their respective on-line stores in July. The agreement also includes provisions for Graphene 3D and Polymaker to collaborate on the development of an expanded line of graphene filaments.
Graphene 3D CEO Dr. Daniel Stolyarov commented, “This partnership with Polymaker is an important step for Graphene 3D on several fronts; Polymaker’s distribution network will expose our filaments to customers outside of North America, and our contract manufacturing agreement provides us with a high quality manufacturing alternative to supplement our in-house extrusion facility. Polymaker’s existing specialty filament products also align well with our functional filaments, and we look forward to including them with our offerings.”
“Polymaker’s customers tend to push the boundaries of 3D printing and are always looking for the next innovation to use in their 3D printing projects. The Graphene 3D functional filaments are a natural complement for our customers and for our existing filaments,” added Polymaker President, Dr. Xiaofan Luo.
About Graphene 3D
Graphene 3D Lab is in the business of developing, manufacturing, and marketing proprietary graphene-based nanocomposite materials for various types of 3D printing, including fused filament fabrication. The Company is also involved in the design, manufacture, and marketing of 3D printers and related products for domestic and international customers.
The Graphene 3D Lab facility is located in Calverton, NY and is equipped with material processing and analytical equipment. The company has four US patent applications pending for its technology. For more information on Graphene 3D Lab Inc., visit www.graphene3dlab.com.
Polymaker is a company committed to innovation, quality and sustainability, in the pursuit of producing high-quality materials for the 3D printing industry. Headquartered in Shanghai, China, Polymaker now has global offices in the USA, Netherlands and Japan. With their state-of-the-art manufacturing centre and market leading quality control processes, Polymaker’s filaments are not only ensured to have the best quality standards but also provide innovative properties. Whether it is with their increased mechanical strength, unparalleled Jam-Free™ printing or world’s first, 3D printable foam based filament, Polymaker will continue to bring new performance enhanced materials to the 3D printing community.
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