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Continued Strong Growth for Manufacturing on Demand Platform

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Xometry, the leading on-demand manufacturing network, announced today that it has surpassed 3,000 customers and 100 manufacturing partners.

“Reaching 3,000 customers and over 100 manufacturing partners represent key milestones for Xometry. They highlight the growth we’ve achieved on both the demand and supply side of our business” said Randy Altschuler, co-founder and CEO of Xometry. “We’ve built the largest marketplace of manufacturers driven by a software platform that delivers instant pricing and manufacturability feedback. Our goal, and that of our partners, is to find the right solution for our customers to meet their design and production requirements.”

Xometry’s nationwide network of manufacturing facilities delivers orders placed through Xometry’s highly popular online platform, which instantly provides pricing, lead times and manufacturability feedback for CNC Machining, 3D Printing, Sheet Metal Fabrication and Urethane Casting. Manufacturing partners can join the network at no cost and there is no bidding for jobs. Facilities receive notifications about orders that fit their specific capabilities and can choose to accept based on their capacity.

Xometry’s technology platform enables it to leverage the expertise and capacity of the almost 200,000 manufacturers across the United States who have on average less than 20 employees. Xometry’s partners are spending less time bidding for new business and more time producing parts.

About Xometry
Xometry leverages our proprietary software platform to offer on-demand manufacturing to a diverse customer base, ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies. We provide product designers and engineers the most efficient way to source high-quality custom parts, with 24/7 access to instant pricing, expected lead time and manufacturability feedback. Our nationwide network of partner manufacturing facilities enables us to maintain consistently fast lead times while offering a broad array of capabilities, including CNC Machining, 3D Printing, Sheet Metal and Urethane Casting. Xometry’s customers include General Electric, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, NASA and the United States Army. Xometry, along with Minnesota based ProtoLabs and others, is focused on the fast growing advanced manufacturing market.

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3D software veteran and former President of Geomagic joins Xometry’s executive team to lead manufacturing partner network strategy and head new North Carolina office

GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Xometry, the leading on-demand manufacturing platform, has appointed Tom Kurke as Chief Strategy Officer. In this newly created role, Kurke will lead and drive Xometry’s nationwide partner network and will head the new Xometry office in Durham, North Carolina.

Kurke brings more than 20 years of experience in the 3D and technical software space to Xometry. He was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Geomagic, which was acquired by 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) in 2013. Prior to leading Geomagic, Kurke played a key role in the growth of Bentley Systems, a leading provider of design and information management tools and solutions to the architecture, engineering, construction and operations industries. In his last role at Bentley, he was responsible for the company’s global software subscriptions business, which represented nearly 70 percent of the company’s $500 million in annual revenues.

“Our customers want to manufacture parts and assemblies in the most efficient way possible, with consistently fast lead times, high quality and low prices,” said Randy Altschuler, co-founder and CEO of Xometry. “Tom’s extensive experience in building manufacturing and software partner relationships will be critical as we work to integrate Xometry further into our customer and partner workflows.

“Improving the velocity and efficiency of manufacturing represents a complex technical and business challenge, but, if done correctly, can drive significant returns through improved lead times, market efficient pricing and improved machine utilization,” added Kurke. “I am excited to be joining a team of innovators with remarkable vision and an incredible passion for customer and partner support.”

Xometry recently unveiled its nationwide network of manufacturing facilities that will be delivering orders placed through Xometry’s highly popular online platform, which instantly provides pricing, lead times and manufacturability feedback for CNC Machining, 3D Printing, Sheet Metal Fabrication and Urethane Casting. Manufacturing partners can join the network at no cost and there is no bidding for jobs. Facilities receive notifications about orders that fit their specific capabilities and can choose to accept based on their capacity.

About Xometry
Xometry leverages our proprietary software platform to offer on-demand manufacturing to a diverse customer base, ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies. We provide product designers and engineers the most efficient way to source high-quality custom parts, with 24/7 access to instant pricing, expected lead time and manufacturability feedback. Our nationwide network of partner manufacturing facilities enables us to maintain consistently fast lead times while offering a broad array of capabilities, including CNC Machining, 3D Printing, Sheet Metal and Urethane Casting. Xometry’s customers include General Electric, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, NASA and the United States Army.

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Xometry, the manufacturing on-demand platform, today announced the launch of the Xometry Add-in for Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS, the premier CAD software program, enabling users to get an instant quote and order from Xometry without leaving SOLIDWORKS.

Xometry is an online platform, built on proprietary software, that instantly connects engineering and design professionals to the optimal manufacturing solution at the best price across a wide range of technologies, including CNC Machining, Sheet Metal, Professional 3D Printing and Casting.

The Xometry add-in enables SOLIDWORKS users to seamlessly access the Xometry platform and get instant pricing and lead times as well as manufacturability feedback while working on designs. Integrating Xometry’s instant quoting platform in SOLIDWORKS makes designing and ordering a wide range of custom parts faster and easier than ever by enabling users to go from concept to creation in one workspace.

The Xometry Add-in lets SOLIDWORKS users:

  • Get instant pricing and lead times within SOLIDWORKS
  • Receive immediate feedback on how to best make your parts
  • Choose from a wide range of processes, including 3D Printing, Sheet Metal, and CNC Milling and Turning with over 200 materials
  • Order designs in one click through Xometry
  • Add notes and drawings to further specify your part features, finishes and tolerances

“We’re proud to be an approved solution partner of SOLIDWORKS and offer our industry leading instant pricing, lead times and manufacturability feedback all in one integrated CAD workspace,” said Bill Cronin, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Xometry. “Our integration with SOLIDWORKS provides engineers and product designers with important information and feedback early on in the design process. Xometry’s Add-In makes the designing and ordering of custom parts faster and easier than ever.”

The Xometry Add-in is now available to download for free.

About Xometry
Xometry has created proprietary technology to provide instant pricing for the optimal manufacturing solution at the best price. We’re helping grow America’s domestic manufacturing by using software to build a robust and scalable manufacturing platform. We provide customers with 24/7 access to instant pricing for production orders and prototypes on-demand. Our range of capabilities include CNC Machining, 3D Printing, Sheet Metal and Urethane Casting and customers can order at any time. Xometry’s diverse customer base of more than 2000 customers ranges from startups to Fortune 100, including General Electric, Lockheed Martin, Medtronic, MIT Lincoln Lab, NASA, SpaceX, Stryker and the US Army.

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BETHESDA, Md., May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Xometry Inc., a next-generation advanced-manufacturing company, today announced that Scott Rothrock has joined as Senior Vice President of Software Engineering. Rothrock joins from Politico, where he was the Chief Technology Officer. He will report directly to Randy Altschuler, CEO and Co-Founder of Xometry.

Rothrock, a key member of the leadership team, will play a pivotal role in building Xometry’s software to power its on-demand advanced manufacturing platform. His responsibilities will include management of software engineering, product strategy, and platform operations.

“We’re thrilled to have Scott join Xometry,” said Altschuler. “Scott’s experience driving growth at startups combined with his expertise leading technology teams at major brands will be instrumental in helping us continue our strong revenue growth. He’ll be critical to helping us deliver Xometry’s experience across multiple platforms.”

Valerie Coffman, Xometry’s Chief Technology Officer, noted “I’m excited to partner with Scott to ensure that our instant pricing and geometric analysis are delivered with the best possible user experience and provide value for even more customers. He is a fantastic addition to our technology team.”

“I’m excited to join Xometry at such a key time in their growth trajectory. I look forward to accelerating the technology and product to support Xometry’s goal of making advanced manufacturing accessible to everyone from blue-chip firms to hardware startups,” said Rothrock.

Rothrock has held senior technology leadership positions at several venture-backed technology and media businesses including Appfluent, a provider of business intelligence and data warehouse management software, Goal.com, the largest soccer news site in the world, and HealthCentral, a private online company that provides health care-related content and ecommerce. Rothrock spent the first 11 years of his career at Accenture where he implemented complex systems for clients like Verizon, Cox, AOL, ETS, and washingtonpost.com.

About Xometry
Xometry, founded in the fall of 2013, is committed to bringing manufacturing back to America by using software to build a robust and scalable manufacturing platform. Xometry has created proprietary technology to provide its customers with the optimal manufacturing solution at the best price. Xometry has raised over $16MM in funding including a recent round led by Highland Capital Partners. For more information, visit www.xometry.com. Xometry’s diverse customer base of more than 2000 companies includes blue-chip names such as General Electric, Lockheed Martin, Medtronic, MIT Lincoln Lab, NASA, Samsung, Stryker and the US Army. In a September 2015 report, the Wall Street technology research firm Pacific Crest declared that Xometry has the “…best prices and user experience,” versus its competitors both public and private.

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BETHESDA, Md., March 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Xometry Inc., a next-generation advanced-manufacturing company, today announced that it has opened an office in Bethesda, MD. The company has also made two key executive appointments, with Bill Cronin joining the company as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Michael Dickson joining as Vice President of Strategic Sourcing. Both will report directly to Randy Altschuler, CEO of Xometry.

“We’re thrilled to open our office in Bethesda to support the rapid growth trajectory of our company,” said Altschuler. “Our proprietary technology has been very successful in attracting over 1,600 corporate customers and the addition of Bill and Michael to our team is a key step in increasing our marketing and business development efforts to drive revenue growth.”

Xometry’s Bethesda office will include the Marketing, Development and Strategic Sourcing teams, while the Corporate Headquarters in Gaithersburg will continue to serve as the hub for the Manufacturing and Project Management groups.

Cronin brings more than 20 years of experience in senior management roles at MasterCard, USA Today and, most recently, WeddingWire to Xometry. At WeddingWire, he was the Vice President of Marketing, where he led consumer and B2B marketing as well as Events, Editorial and Public Relations for the online vertical marketplace. Prior to WeddingWire, Cronin served as Vice President of Marketing at USA Today, leading the relaunch of the brand across all channels. He also held a number of roles at MasterCard over a decade, including leading marketing for MasterCard Europe as well as creating and leading MasterCard’s Merchant Marketing team. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College.

Dickson brings 11 years of experience to Xometry through corporate strategic and operational roles at Siemens, Enviva LP and AES and was most recently a management consultant with global engineering firm Black & Veatch. Prior to Black & Veatch, Dickson worked in corporate strategy for Siemens’ US subsidiary as well as in engineering and operations at Enviva LP, where he led the development of new manufacturing facilities. He holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas Austin and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

About Xometry

Xometry, founded in the fall of 2013, is committed to bringing manufacturing back to America by using software to build a robust and scalable manufacturing platform. Xometry employs a machine-learning approach to provide its customers the optimal manufacturing solution at the best price. For more information, visit www.xometry.com.

Xometry’s diverse customer base of more than 1,600 companies includes blue-chip names such as General Electric, Lockheed Martin, Medtronic, MIT Lincoln Lab, NASA, Samsung, Stryker and the US Army.

In a September 2015 report, the Wall Street technology research firm Pacific Crest declared that Xometry has the “…best prices and user experience,” versus its competitors both public and private.

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 5, 2015–Xometry Inc., a next-generation advanced-manufacturing company, announced today it has received $8.8 million in funding led by Highland Capital Partners with participation from existing investors. The company will use funds to fuel ongoing R&D efforts and bring its best-in-class, proprietary software to new markets and clients.

In conjunction with the financing, Sean Dalton of Highland Capital Partners will join the company’s board of directors. Dalton, a general partner at Highland, has extensive experience in guiding and growing technology companies to market leading positions. Dalton joins Randy Altschuler, Xometry co-founder and CEO, Xometry co-founder and CFO Laurence Zuriff, former CIA Director John Deutch, and George Hornig on Xometry’s Board of Directors.

“With proprietary technology that increases the rate and efficiency of production we have attracted more than 1,200 companies to our diverse customer base,” said Randy Altschuler, Xometry’s CEO and co-founder. “We are very pleased Highland has recognized the extensive growth opportunities Xometry offers.”

“We could not be more excited about our investment in Xometry. With its customer focus, rapid growth trajectory, and disruptive go-to market strategy they are poised to revolutionize low-volume manufacturing,” said Sean Dalton of Highland. “Xometry has many of the characteristics we saw in another Highland manufacturing success story, VistaPrint.”

SOURCE: Highland Capital Partners

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