Oxford, UK–September 2, 2014 – Fuel3D,the developer of advanced 3D scanning solutions, today announced it has partnered with WYNIT Distribution, LLC to distribute its products in North America. WYNIT will distribute Fuel3D’s scanner systems in strategic territories throughout the US and Canada, boosting the company’s reseller channel, sales, customer relationships and business logistics across the region.
WYNIT is a leading national distributor of products from the top national brands in the consumer electronics industry. The company serves a wide range of customers ranging from large national retailers to independent resellers through dedicated business units and strategically located distribution facilities.
Leveraging the explosive growth of 3D printing worldwide, WYNIT is aggressively building a comprehensive portfolio of products that include the most innovative and consumer-friendly 3D technologies.
“Fuel3D is a perfect complement to our growing 3D portfolio,” said Geoffrey Lewis, president and CEO, WYNIT. “The growth in 3D printing is driving demand for new ways to generate original content and Fuel3D is well-positioned to capitalize on that opportunity.”
Since making waves last year with its crowdfunding campaign, Fuel3D has been attracting interest from a range of businesses, resellers and distributors across the world.
“Our 3D scanner is priced to be affordable to most 3D printing enthusiasts, artists, designers, developers and many others,” said Stuart Mead, CEO, Fuel3D. “An effective retail strategy is required to reach these customers, and we are confident that WYNIT has the presence, experience and ambition to help us achieve our North American goals.”
About the Fuel3D scanner
Fuel3D has developed the affordable handheld 3D scanner that delivers high resolution shape and color capture for a range of 3D modeling applications, such as 3D printing, as well as on-screen applications like 3D art, animation and game development. The scanner’s ability to accurately capture color 3D models of the face is ideally suited to the rapidly growing trend of personalization.
Fuel3D is the world’s first 3D scanner to combine pre-calibrated stereo cameras with photometric imaging to capture and process a 3D model in seconds.
Fuel3Dis a developer of advanced 3D scanning solutions. Originally developed for the medical imaging sector, the Fuel3D technology has been adapted for the broader 3D market, with the goal of bringing the benefits of point-and-shoot 3D imaging to consumers and professionals alike.Since raising more than $300,000 and generating worldwide attention through its successful Kickstarter campaign in 2013, the company has gone from strength to strength, raising a further $2.6 million in private investment and signing retail and distribution partners across the world.Based on technology developed by Professor Ron Daniel, Lecturer in Engineering Science at Oxford University, Fuel3D is today led by Stuart Mead, CEO, a veteran of several successful global technology ventures, and supported by an expert team of hardware and software engineers and scientists. For more information, visit www.fuel-3D.com
WYNIT is a leading national distributor of products from the top national brands in the consumer electronics, photo, wide format printing, security and outdoor leisure and adventure industries. Based in North Syracuse, NY the company serves a wide range of customers ranging from large national retailers to independent resellers through dedicated business units and strategically located distribution facilities in Memphis, TN and Reno, NV.Founded in 1987 WYNIT’s mission is to improve the competitive position of its customers and suppliers.www.wynit.com