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Markforged Accelerates Additive Manufacturing By Becoming Member of America Makes

Markforged to Work Closely with America Makes to Support Advancement of Digital Manufacturing for Government Applications

Markforged, creator of the world’s largest metal and carbon fiber industrial 3D printing platform, the Digital Forge, has become a member of America Makes, the nation’s leading public-private partnership organization dedicated to the advancement of and education around additive manufacturing. Together, Markforged and America Makes will work toward their shared goals of accelerating the adoption of digital manufacturing solutions and equipping U.S. manufacturers with cutting-edge technology.

America Makes was founded in 2012 as the Department of Defense’s national manufacturing innovation institute for additive manufacturing. The organization is managed by the not-for-profit National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM). As a member, Markforged will contribute its industrial 3D printing expertise and innovations to the America Makes community to help drive adoption of digital manufacturing solutions for government applications, as well as industry and academia.

“Markforged is dedicated to reinventing manufacturing and encouraging the development of digital manufacturing technologies,” said Tony Higgins, Federal Leader, Markforged. “We are constantly looking for partners who share that dedication, and our decision to join the America Makes network reflects that we have confidently found a partner we can unite with on our goals. Together, with America Makes, we are championing the future of American manufacturing.”

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About Markforged

Markforged transforms manufacturing with 3D metal and carbon fiber printers, capable of producing parts tough enough for the factory floor. Engineers, designers, and manufacturing professionals all over the world rely on Markforged metal and composite printers for tooling, fixtures, functional prototyping, and high-value end-use production. Founded in 2013 and based in Watertown, Massachusetts, Markforged has about 300 employees globally, with $137 million in both strategic and venture capital. Markforged was recently recognized by Forbes in the Next Billion-Dollar Startups list and listed as the #2 fastest-growing hardware company in the US in the 2019 Deloitte Fast 500. To learn more about Markforged, please visit:

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