Stratasys creates medical division for 3-D printing

Dec. 28, 2015

Additive manufacturing technology maker Stratasys Ltd., Eden Prairie, Minn., has created a Medical Solutions Group that will focus on ways in which 3-D printing can improve patient care and health outcomes. The company says the division's creation comes amid growing demand for medical devices made using 3-D printing.

"We view the medical market as one of the fastest growing spaces within 3-D printing," says Dan Yalon, Stratasys' executive VP of strategy, business development and vertical solutions.

R. Scott Rader, who has more than 20 years in the medical products industry, will lead the new division as its GM. He has a number of degrees from Duke University, including a doctorate in mechanical engineering and materials science.