3D Systems Corporation has acquired Bespoke Innovations, Inc., a start-up based in San Francisco that delivers customized prosthetic and orthotic devices through scan-and-print technology, according to a company press release.
3D Systems plans to integrate Bespoke into its growing health care solutions services and leverage its integrated scan, design and print technology and knowledge to develop and commercialize a full range of innovative and lightweight custom-fit prosthetic, orthotic and orthopedic devices.
“Bespoke products can deliver extraordinary individualization and style to an underserved audience through its extraordinary designs and proprietary scan-to-print technology,” Abe Reichental, president and chief executive officer of 3D Systems, stated in the release. “We plan to fast-track additional Bespoke products to market and enhance their affordability and availability through our technology and manufacturing infrastructure.”
“This is an exciting and timely development that fuses together essential Bespoke and 3D Systems technologies to deliver an expanded range of life-enhancing, cost-effective treatments for the benefit of patients and providers alike within existing insurance reimbursement codes,” Scott Summit, co-founder of Bespoke Innovations, stated in the release.