Artec Group Selects ScanSource for US Distribution of 3D Scanners
Increasing hand-held 3D technology sales in the North America market
Artec Group has announced a new major partnership with ScanSource, a value-added distribution company with more than $4 billion in sales. Artec Group and ScanSource have signed a Master Distribution Agreement naming ScanSource as the main distributor for Artec Group in the USA.
“This partnership will enable fast, exponential sales growth in Artec 3D products and solutions thanks to ScanSource’s years of experience in the North American market, one of Artec’s priority regions,” said a company spokesperson.
In addition to the new partnership with ScanSource, Artec continues to sell its products through a wide network of official partners in more than 40 countries.
Artec’s mission is to unleash the 3D revolution and bring this technology to everyone, everywhere. For a hardware and software company, Artec has been in the public eye mixing with celebrities, recently producing 3D scans of the cast of the Big Bang Theory and the Royal family.
Founded in 2007, the company is headquartered in Luxembourg, with offices in the USA and Russia, and includes a team of high-caliber specialists who have worked together for over 10 years. Artec’s leading experts work on capturing/processing 3D surfaces for personal and professional usage, as well as biometric security and 3D face recognition.
Today, Artec has over 100 employees, 60% of which are 3D engineers.
2013 scanner sales increased by 150% in 2012, with 45% of sales are to the Asian market, with Japan as the largest market. The company has sold over 2,000 hand-held high-precision 3D scanners sold since its founding.
Artec’s 3D solutions are used in aeronautics, medicine, industry, media and design, heritage preservation, art, criminology and insurance.