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Thornton Tomasetti invests in 3D printing firm

XtreeE focuses on large-scale 3D-printing for the AEC industry.


By David Malone, Associate Editor | June 10, 2019

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Thornton Tomasetti’s innovation investment arm, TTWiiN Investment Partners, has recently invested in XtreeE, a Paris-based technology company focusing on large-scale 3D printing solutions for the architecture, engineering, and construction industry.

XtreeE was founded in 2015 and is at the forefront of large-scale additive manufacturing, primarily in concrete. The company helps clients with collaborative design and large-scale prototype manufacturing and also offers access to large-scale 3D printing systems. Currently, XtreeE is helping to open a new production unit in the United Arab Emirates.

 

See Also: Dubai plans to 3D print 25% of every new building by 2025

 

“We are pleased to help XtreeE pioneer new applications that will enable project teams to push the frontiers of design through digital fabrication,” said Ray Daddazio, President of Thornton Tomasetti, in a release. “XtreeE is not only on the leading edge of this technology, but has the capability to deliver optimized structures.”

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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