MakerBot Store Holds Grand Opening Celebration

See the Future on November 20, 2012

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Bre Pettis, CEO of MakerBot® Industries, extends an invitation to a very special event Tuesday, November 20, 2012, to officially open the MakerBot Store in New York. The MakerBot Store is the first 3D Printer Store of its kind in the world.



Step into the MakerBot Store and experience desktop 3D printing technology like never before. The MakerBot Store offers the unprecedented opportunity to experience MakerBot desktop 3D printers live and in-person. Technology like desktop 3D printers has to be seen to be believed, and the MakerBot Store is a utopia for creative explorers and those that just like to make things.


Visitors to the MakerBot Store can see the just-released MakerBot® Replicator™ 2 Desktop 3D Printer, as well as some inspiring items printed on a 3D desktop printer.


And on November 20th witness the unveiling of something so unbelievably amazing, you won’t believe your eyes! This is something not to be missed. Really. It will amaze and immortalize you.


Other attractions include:


• A MakerBot Gumball machine with a variety of products to choose from, all made on a MakerBot Desktop 3D Printer
• Ongoing demonstrations by MakerBot 3D operators
• Changing window display installations made on a MakerBot
• Holiday products and gifts


Founded in 2009, Brooklyn-based MakerBot® ( is a global leader in desktop 3D printing. There are more than 15,000 MakerBot Desktop 3D Printers in use by engineers, designers, researchers, and people that just like to make things. MakerBot was just named Popular Mechanics “Overall Winner” for best 3D printer, and honored as one of Time Magazine’s Best Inventions of 2012, as well as “Best Emerging Tech” at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show, Popular Mechanics Editor’s Choice Award, the Popular Science Product of the Year, and recently awarded the Fast Company 2012 Innovation by Design Award. The company has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Economist, Wired, The Colbert Report, Fast Company, Engadget, Make: Magazine, Rolling Stone,, IEEE Spectrum, CNN, Financial Times, NPR, Vogue Italia and many others.



      November 20, 2012                       MakerBot Store


2:00 – 3:00 PM – Media and VIP’s only 298 Mulberry Street
3:00 – 7:00 PM – Open to the Public New York, NY 10012


MakerBot® Industries, LLC
Jenifer Howard, 203-273-4246

Release Summary

MakerBot Celebrates Grand Opening of New York Retail Store


MakerBot® Industries, LLC
Jenifer Howard, 203-273-4246