Massachusetts-based metal 3D-printing startup Desktop Metal announced Monday that it’s now shipping it’s printers to customers in its “Pioneer” program. These first printers are from its Studio System, which allows in-office printing of metal parts in a fast, effective manner. The first group to receive a printer is Google’s Advanced Technology and Products Group. Other customers include the US Navy, Built-Rite Tool & Die, and Lumenium.
“This marks the first time our team will be able to use metal 3D printing for rapid prototyping of our hardware parts,” David Beardsley, manager of Google’s ATAP said in a statement. Desktop Metal Begins Shipping