What could be more ubiquitous than the UPS Store? They’re everywhere – 4300 of them in fact. They help small businesses grow with a range of useful services spanning packing, shipping, postal and of course professional printing.
So what could make this neighborhood business resource center even more resourceful for retail customers? How about professional 3D printing services?
Well there’s fantastic news because the UPS Store is becoming the first national retailer in the US to offer 3D printing to its customers. They’re rolling it out in 6 pilot locations, beautiful San Diego being the first. The 3D printer of choice? It’s the Stratasys uPrint SE Plus of course.
Watch Daniel Remba, small business technology leader, The UPS Store, describe the benefits of 3D printing for its small business customers and give you a rundown of the plan:
A variety of customers, including entrepreneurs, designers, architects, start-ups , and walk ups, will be able to have their 3D CAD files professionally 3D printed on-site, in real-time.
While the program is aimed at small businesses, it is open to anyone interested in trying out on-site 3D printing services. “After doing a lot of research, we went with the Stratasys uPrint, because it has a small footprint and is easy to operate,” said Remba.
Game changer? You tell us.