Headquartered in Germany, Rapid Shape specializes in the development and manufacture of high-end 3D-printing systems for additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping. As an innovation-leader in the field, Rapid Shape’s printers are based on proprietary technology which sets standards in terms of speed, reliability and precision. Rapid Shape’s solutions are optimized for dentistry and other healthcare applications. Precision, quality and a partnership-approach together with extensive customer support are its hallmarks. Straumann has acquired a 35% stake in Rapid Shape.