Saturday August 8, 2020

New building will give Wazp a better angle on manufacturing

With €3.5 million in investment to date, Tralee-based 3D company now plans to build fully automated, ‘lights out’ manfacturing plant

2nd August, 2020
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Co-founders Mariana Kobal and Shane Hassett. Picture: Domnick Walsh

Wazp, the Kerry-based maker of 3D printed consumer goods, is now backed by €3.5 million in funding and has Next, Specsavers and other big brands among its clients, its chief executive said.

The fledgling company, which delivered Ikea’s first mass-produced 3D printed product, is planning to build a new automated manufacturing plant near its Tralee headquarters.

“One of our major ambitions in the short term is to build what we call a ‘lights...

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