Markforged was founded on the belief that there is a better way to make things. Manufacturing innovation has stagnated over the last century and the original wave of additive manufacturing driven innovation for manufacturers held a lot of promise, but fell short. These initial forays into additive technology cost too much, took too long, or used materials that yielded parts that were too fragile and short-lived to make an impact in the manufacturing environment. Founder Greg Mark’s belief that a robust additive manufacturing solution could change the world is the premise on which Markforged was born in 2013.
Markforged is transforming manufacturing by addressing 3D printing as a holistic problem. Our process innovations are only possible by a combined effort in advanced cloud computing, cutting-edge materials science, and industrial design. Over our five years of existence, we’ve consistently pushed the boundaries of additive manufacturing—3D printing with new materials, developing novel platforms, and constantly iterating on our technology and processes. Our vision is to increase manufacturing system efficiency through better and faster ways of making functional prototypes, tools and fixtures, and end use parts—at scale.
What's the result? An end-to-end 3D printing system that rivals traditional manufacturing processes, both in speed and cost, and expands the applications for additive manufacturing with purpose-built industrial technologies and a wide range of manufacturing-ready materials. Markforged is a manufacturer of industrial 3D printers, print systems, and software, as well as an innovator in the technologies and materials that continue to define this emerging industry.