KEENE VILLAGE PLASTICS ACQUIRES 3D PRINTING FILAMENT MANUFACTURER MAKESHAPER, EXPANDS REACH TO HOBBYIST MARKET

3D Printing Industry | 3/11/2019 | Umair Iftikhar
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Keene Village Plastics (KVP), a 3D printing filament manufacturer based in Ohio, has announced the acquisition of fellow U.S. materials manufacturer MakeShaper.

With this acquisition, KVP will extend its reach to provide high-quality filaments to the consumer and hobbyist markets. The company stated:

MakeShaper - KVP - Share - Denominators - Filaments

“MakeShaper and KVP share common denominators in that all filaments are engineered, tested, and manufactured in the USA. [We’re] excited to have the opportunity to continue to support MakeShaper customers with the same consistency the brand is known for.”

Keene Village Plastics 3D printing filaments. Image via Keene Village Plastics.

Years - Experience - Materials - Development - KVP

With 15 years of experience in materials development, KVP describes itself as a “one-stop shop for 3D printing materials”. As well as its services for creating specialized filament in a maximum of 15lbs spools, the company manufactures thermoplastic welding rods and spools. Its manufacturing facility located in Barberton, Ohio, features completely customized extrusion lines combined with in-house tooling capabilities.

ABS, PETG, PEEK, Nylon, PLA, Polycarbonate, and HIPS are some of the filaments KVP produces. MakeShaper, based in North Carolina prior to this acquisition, also specializes in manufacturing such 3D...
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