With its strong local presence and expertise in the vertical markets, Distecna is one of the leading technology distributors in South America with over 1,500 active resellers. The distributor will not only cover the sale of MakerBot’s products but also technical customer support, marketing and reseller training.
“We believe that Distecna will help expand MakerBot’s business in South America with a strong local presence and logistics capabilities across borders,” noted Mark Schulze, general manager of the Americas and Emerging Markets for MakerBot.
Juan José Noguera, CEO of Distecna said: “The desktop 3D printing category has grown tremendously over the last several years and MakerBot has been the driving force. We’re thrilled to partner with MakerBot, the market leader, to grow the 3D printing market in South America by offering our resellers a comprehensive product portfolio.”
According to the research company Canalys, the 3D printing market in Argentina hold especially strong potential. It is predicted to be the second largest market for 3D printing in South America in the next five years.