Stratasys Ltd. provides additive manufacturing (AM) solutions for the creation of parts used in the processes of designing and manufacturing products; and for the direct manufacture of end parts. Its AM systems utilize its patented fused deposition modeling and inkjet-based PolyJet technologies to enable the production of prototypes, tools used for production and manufactured goods directly from three-dimensional (3D) CAD files or other 3D content. The company offers entry-level desktop 3D printers for idea and design development, a range of systems for rapid prototyping, and production systems for direct digital manufacturing under the Dimension, Objet, Fortus, Polyjet, SolidScape, and MakerBot brands. It also offers 3D printing consumable materials, including 38 Polyjet/fused deposition modeling cartridge-based materials, smooth curvature printing inkjet-based materials, and non-color digital materials for use with its systems, as well as provides related services. In addition, the company provides customer support, basic warranty, and extended support programs; leases or rents 3D printers and 3D production systems; and produces prototypes and end-use parts for customers from a customer-provided CAD file. The company also operates Thingiverse, an online community for sharing downloadable, digital 3D designs; and GrabCAD Community for mechanical engineers and designers. Its products and services are used in aerospace, automotive, consumer electronics, dental, jewelry, and other industries. The company sells its products through a network of resellers and independent sales agents worldwide. Stratasys Ltd. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.