OPT featured in TechCrunch

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OPT Industries is featured in TechCrunch, highlighting that UK-based LumiraDx has added OPT Instaswab to its approved swabs — the first 3D-printed product to earn that distinction. “With the ability to print around the clock, the firm also believes it can play a pivotal role in addressing supply chain concerns — a long-time goal for additive manufacturing,” writes Brian Heater for TechCrunch.

3D Printing Industry OPT Feature

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OPT Industries profiled in 3D Printing Industry, featuring company growth and $15M Series A funding to scale up the development of its novel 3D printing metamaterials and products, such as InstaSwab. It highlights OPT's RAMP roll-to-roll 3D printing platform, which enables the printing of continuous materials at “unlimited lengths” with micron-level precision. 

IFAI OPT Feature

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"Every market, Ou points out, requires unique textiles and functions, but traditional manufacturing faces challenges at every turn, from the fiber and yarn spinning to assembly and transportation. OPT’s has a single process: a liquid polymer made into a flexible, structured material, which can be customized for the functionality needed." - IFAI, Advanced Textiles Source.

Dezeen OPT Feature

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"InstaSwab by OPT Industries is designed to enable better medical testing" - Dezeen

Fabbaloo OPT Feature

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"OPT Industries certainly has a very different approach to making and using 3D printers, and I’ll be watching carefully to see how they evolve in the future." - Fabbaloo

Bloomberg OPT Feature

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"after selling more than 800,000 swabs to Medical supply company Henry Schein and Health Care Network Kaiser Permante, OPT Industries is about to open a new facility in Medford." - Bloomberg

TechCrunch OPT Feature

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"Massachusetts startup OPT Industries is perfecting a 3D-printed nasal swab for COVID-19 tests" - TechCrunch

MIT News InstaSwab Feature

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"A better nasal swab for Covid-19 testing: MIT spinout OPT Industries uses novel additive manufacturing systems to create intricately-designed products." - MIT News

Cooper-Hewitt Exhibition

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Cillia faux fur coats produced using OPT's proprietary digital lithography manufacturing process exhibited at the Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City and Cube museum in Kerkrade, Netherlands.

Centre Pompidou Exhibition

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Cillia prototypes produced using OPT's proprietary digital lithography manufacturing process exhibited at the Centre Pompidou Museum in Paris.

MIT News Cilllia Feature

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"Need hair? Press 'print': With fur, brushes, and bristles, Media Lab’s technique opens new frontier in 3-D printing" - MIT News