UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - Media OutReach - 21
November 2019 - Ultimaker, the global
leader in desktop 3D printing, and Gerhard Schubert GmbH, global market leader for top-loading
packaging machines (TLM), collaborate to enable customers to print format parts
for machines used to automate the
manufacturing process of products from markets such as foods, confectionery, beverages,
pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and technical consumer goods. The machines, created
by Gerhard Schubert GmbH, are very modular and can be easily adjusted to new
products. Ultimaker supports the German company in facilitating their customers'
need for customized parts to ensure maximum productivity, avoid transportation and logistical risks, and allow full cost
transparency, predictability and uptime of
Well-known brands such as Ferrero,
Nestlé, Unilever and Roche rely on Gerhard Schubert GmbH's automation
solutions, as do many small, medium-sized and family-run businesses. The
packaging machines from Gerhard Schubert GmbH are known for their flexibility,
efficiency and reliable technology. To take their modular approach to the next
level, the company invested in the creation of a digital warehouse and Ultimaker
3D printers to ensure their customers can get their hands on functional parts
where they need it, when they need it.
Marcus Schindler, Head of Materials
Management at Gerhard Schubert GmbH and CEO of Schubert Additive Solutions GmbH: "Our motto is think, make, store, print. We don't just
offer 3D files. We carefully think about the right parts, make the
designs and certify the print jobs. Furthermore, we store the designed
parts in our Part-Streaming-Platform, our digital warehouse, and we consult our
customers on how to print. We selected the Ultimaker because of the ease of use, high print
quality, the widest range of available materials and because there is no post
processing needed with for the FFF printed format parts. Our digital warehouse is based on a monthly paid subscription model.
Customers select the part they want for their machine online and simply send
the certified .gcode file to the Ultimaker S5 we have made available for them. Our
customers highly appreciate our flexible support in creating custom designs of
parts that fully suit their needs. Altogether this makes our machines and
services extremely agile."
Jos Burger, CEO at Ultimaker: "Gerhard
Schubert GmbH fully embraced our vision of distributed printing. They design
parts centrally, distribute these files digitally and manufacture the designed
customized functional parts locally. We are proud to collaborate with Gerhard Schubert
GmbH by offering our latest local manufacturing solutions and services. This
way the innovators at Gerhard Schubert GmbH can focus on filling their digital
warehouse and continue to offer their customers future-proof packaging machine
solutions their everchanging industries require."
video here: https://ultimaker.com/learn/schubert-a-digital-warehouse-for-on-demand-manufacturing