Huntsville, AL, December 15, 1999 - Quickparts.com, Inc. announced the pre-release of the industry's first Web-based quoting and procurement system for purchasing Rapid Prototyped parts. Quickparts.com provides the product development community a fully automated e-commerce approach to dramatically simplify and speed up the traditional process of quoting and purchasing rapid prototype parts.
At the heart of the Quickparts.com web site is QuickQuote™, a revolutionary breakthrough in automatically and instantly analyzing a user's custom geometry right on the web site. QuickQuote™ will read the customers solid model, automatically orient the part geometry for the best quality output for the chosen RP technology (SLA, SLS, FDM), and instantly produce a price quotation and lead-time estimate.
"We have made Quickparts.com accessible during our Pre-Release in order to solicit feedback from our customers on site content, quoting process, and ordering simplicity", stated Ronald L. Hollis P.E., President of Quickparts.com . "This feedback will help us tremendously, as we will then tidy things up in time for the National Commercial Launch of Quickparts.com planned for January 3, 2000."
Quickparts provides custom manufacturing services for engineers and designers looking to create plastic and metal parts from 3D CAD (computer-aided design) models. With its proprietary QuickQuote® geometric analysis software, Quickparts provides product designers with an instant online quote for the manufacturing of their custom parts, either in prototype or production quantities. Quickparts' service offerings include: Rapid Prototypes (SLA, SLS, FDM, Polyjet), Cast Urethanes, CNC Machining, Injection Mold Tooling and Parts, and Sheet Metal Parts. For more information, visit www.quickparts.com or call 877.521.8683.