Announcement of Strategic Investment in Carbon3D, Inc.

September 16, 2016

Nikon Corporation (Kazuo Ushida, President, Tokyo) is pleased to announce that it has made $10 million strategic investment in Carbon3D, Inc. (Joseph M. DeSimone, CEO, California).

As there has been a huge expansion of 3D printing and an increasing need for various applications in recent years, improvement of its performance is continuously required. Carbon3D, Inc. developed their own technology, CLIP (Continuous Liquid Interface Production) which enables faster printing speed, exceptional surface finishing and superior physical properties of 3D printing.

With this investment, Nikon aims to expand its business field, providing multiple solutions to customers in various aspects of manufacturing process, such as development, functional prototyping, and production.

Overview of Carbon3D, Inc.

Founded in 2013, developed new 3D printing technology in California

Location 312 Chestnut St, Redwood City, CA, USA
Chief Executive Officer Joseph M. DeSimone
Business Development, Production and Sales of 3D printer
Foundation (Year) 2013
Stock market Unlisted

The information is current as of the date of publication. It is subject to change without notice.