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About Ultimaker

From the very beginning, our mission has been to accelerate the world's transition to local manufacturing and digital distribution. And thanks to our talented team, that’s just what we’re doing.

The founding values Ultimaker is built on

  • Confident and reliable

    Ultimaker is your confident expert. We're never arrogant and always passionate. We know what we're talking about and we eagerly step forward to explain something. You know you can count on us.

  • Open and professional

    Ultimaker has a very open mindset. We love sharing our knowledge to explore and push toward new boundaries together. It's all about innovation and making sure we deliver the best products possible.

  • Energetic and playful

    When you get to know us, you immediately feel our energy. We see the world as our playground and we want to jump in and explore. We're big believers in giving it a go, making mistakes, and learning from them.

  • Curious and pioneering

    We're always looking ahead of the curve. We do this by seeing the bigger picture and making the tools we need right now. We're the type who like to experiment with cutting-edge technology and explain how it works.

  • Honest and helpful

    When somebody needs help, Ultimaker will be the first one to lend a helping hand. We use normal words, we're patient, and we always try to ensure the other person learns something new too.

  • Informal and friendly

    Ultimaker doesn't like formalities. Life should be easy and direct. So we dress smart-casual. And in our heart we always prefer the workbench over the boardroom. Who doesn't?

The story of Ultimaker over the years

2010 it all started with the RepRap project

It all started with the RepRap project

Martijn created the first Elserbot at the FabLab ProtoSpace workshop. Then the Protobox was built – the predecessor to the Ultimaker Original.

The people behind Ultimaker

We're proud of our culture of innovation that's driven by a team of talented people. Together we're developing the next big thing in 3D printing

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Why Ultimaker?

Our passion is to deliver a 3D printing system that drives business success across the world. That's why we're dedicated to making 3D printers, software, materials, and services that are versatile and easy to use.