The acquisition of the French 3D printing specialist based in Paris and San Francisco will enable BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BASF New Business GmbH, to market and establish new industrial 3D printing materials more quickly.
Sculpteo’s management team fully supports the acquisition and will remain in place to provide customers and partners with this expanded service spectrum. Clément Moreau, CEO and co-founder of Sculpteo. will stay with Sculpteo as CEO.
For nearly a decade, Sculpteo has operated an online platform with integrated production for the manufacturing of prototypes, individual objects, and serial production components with a range of different additive manufacturing technologies. Customers in various industrial sectors around the world use the Sculpteo service to produce new components rapidly and reliably.
BASF will develop the existing Sculpteo 3D printing platform further into a global network.
"Through the acquisition of Sculpteo, we can provide customers and partners with even faster access to our innovative 3D printing solutions. In addition, our customers will benefit from an extended range of services,” said Dr. Dietmar Bender, managing director BASF 3D Printing Solutions. “Together with Sculpteo, we are pursuing our goal of establishing additive manufacturing as a proven technology for industrial mass production.”