Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt partners with dental 3D printing solutions provider SprintRay
Jamaican sprinter and eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has entered into a five-year support agreement with global 3D printer maker and dental solutions provider SprintRay. This company promises to bring great projects to the island nation of Jamaica, starting with the launch of “Bolt Labs, powered by SprintRay » – an initiative to provide accessible dental care in Jamaica. In addition, the SprintRay Foundation, in partnership with the Bolt foundation, will establish dental clinics, equipped with 3D dental laboratories and a mobile to meet the demanding dental needs of the citizens of the island, especially those located in the more remote areas of Jamaica. Bolt and SprintRay also plan to collaborate with the Jamaican Dental Association.
The global dental 3D printing market is expected to reach $ 930 million by the end of 2025, so it is evident that companies like SprintRay, which have identified their niche in the market, are looking to expand their global footprint in the market. ‘industry. “SprintRay’s greatest value proposition is the benefits of time compression offered to every stakeholder, and there is no one else on this planet like Usain Bolt to inspire us to amplify the impact of speed and time,” noted Erich kreidler, the president of SprintRay in a press statement.
SprintRay 3D printing dental solutions
While other companies may engage in dental 3D printing in addition to other industries, the dental industry is the primary focus of SprintRay and its 3D printers. SprintRay DLP printers are low maintenance and very fast (hence the sprint reference with Usain Bolt), making them ideal for dentistry and this project in particular.
The American company will organize its 3D Next Summit in Miami with Usain Bolt as keynote speaker. “This initiative aims to accelerate a very critical and unmet need to improve access to dental care across the world, starting with Jamaica, where there is less than one dentist per 100,000 residents. I look forward to working with SprintRay to bring confidence and the best possible smile to every citizen on this planet.», Usain Bolt explained. Learn more about this partnership HERE.
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