Ultimaker News

Founded in 2011, Ultimaker is a 3D printer manufacturing company based in the Netherlands, with offices and an assembly line in the USA. They make FFF (Fused FIlament Fabrication) 3D printers, develop 3D printing software, and sell branded 3D printing materials.



Their 3D printer product selection currently is the Ultimaker S5 Pro bundle, the Ultimaker S5 and the Ultimaker S3.

The Ultimaker S5 Pro bundle has some unique features. It includes an environmental control feature that Ultimaker says filters up to 95% of of ultra fine particles and protects material spools from humidity and dust. The Ultimaker S5 bundle also has an automatic material handling feature. This feature has the capacity for six materials and can automatically manage material spool changes.

When you purchase an Ultimaker 3D printer, it comes with Ultimaker Cura, their free 3D printing slicing software which is optimized for use with their printers. Ultimaker updates the tool regularly to keep the software current and they constantly improve features and 3D printing experience.

Ultimaker has a focus on the education Industry that includes a savvy 3D printer superlist for educators that includes everything from where to find a 3D model to lessons and tutorials by subject. Ultimaker has an educational blog where educators can learn how to learn 3D printing for the classroom.

Ultimaker has a community to join with the usual forum loaded with help, tips, and tricks.