The French Sculpteo is next to Materialise and Shapeways, one of the oldest and most well-known companies providing 3D printing services in Europe. Established in 2009 by Eric Carreela and Clément Moreau, the company specializes mainly in technologies of selective laser sintering (SLS) and stereolithography (SLA), however, it also significantly increases its competence in the area of ​​software. This week, Sculpteo presented the Fabpilot Education Program – a cloud-based software for managing 3D printing processes.

Thanks to the software, companies using additive technologies in their production processes will receive a wide range of educational tools to increase efficiency and reduce the operating costs of 3D printers. Fabpilot EP is also aimed at educational units, with the aim of helping students and teachers to better integrate 3D printing technology into everyday use.

Fabpilot as the main part of the software has been developed by Sculpteo for eight years. It allows users to manage 3D printers working completely in an online environment – users do not have to download software, have 24-hour access to it and can easily collaborate with other people. Has, among others functions of autoamtical repair of STL files, preparation of additive production based on owned machine park and management of the entire production environment.

Fabpilot Education Program is paid software and costs $ 99 a month.


Paweł Ślusarczyk
CEO of 3D Printing Center. Has over 15 years' experience in buisiness, gained in IT, advertising and polygraphy. Part of 3D printing industry since 2013.

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