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EUMAKERS Offers Sixty 3D Printer Filament Colors; Spools Recycle into Cool Coat Hangers

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logoWhile the 3D printing industry and all it entails is about making and bringing forth new innovations, products, and ‘things’ into the world, it’s also comprised of a community that is generally very concerned with recycling as many items as it births, keeping an eco-friendly cycle in mind, and leaving as little a footprint as possible so that future generations can enjoy the Earth, as well as fun with future technology we can’t even possibly imagine today.

Forging ahead from the here and now though, and reinforcing the energy of 3D printing, innovation, and recycling, EUMAKERS is an Italian company that focuses on not only producing PLA filament but also seeing that customers have the chance to re-use and re-home their spools in a unique and streamlined way.

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The empty EUMAKERS spool converts into a coat hanger

“What makes us special and unique is that we provide over 60 colors, planning to reach 100 by the end of the year,” Leonardo Maglio of EUMAKERS told 3DPrint.com. ”And, our spools can be reused as coat hangers, offering a simple and elegant design.”

Founded in 2014 by Demi Sfregola, the EUMAKERS team is based in Italy and is a spinoff of SMP, a plastic extrusion company founded over 60 years ago with vast expertise in manufacturing–expressly in trash bags made of polyethylene or PLA that were famously designed with a tracking chip. The parent company has always been dedicated to sustainability, and that’s been well-demonstrated with over a decade of commitment to the Rigenera project, which is a company owned by SMP that focuses on making recycled materials from polyethylene and PLA waste.

“While our PLA filament is extruded using NatureWorks Ingeo, we’ve been using our expertise to find new ways to recycle it and regenerate it,” Leonardo Maglio of EUMAKERS told 3DPrint.com. “After more than a year spent experimenting and projects development, the EUMAKERS family of products is finally out.”

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To celebrate the release of their new products and the launch of EUMAKERS all around, the company is giving away free 50 gram filament samples to those interested in trying out their materials.

“The launch will culminate next September with the opening of a 200 square meter 3D print shop in the center of Bari, the city closest to our headquarters,” Maglio told 3DPrint.com “That will be followed by the opening of several stores given to franchisees with the same business model.”

The EUMAKERS mission is to cover the entire spectrum of what 3D printing can offer today, both on a B2C and a consumer level, with all of their products manufactured inside their own factories in Italy. Their materials are high-quality, certified, and can be shipped worldwide. They offer different discounts and incentives which you can check at EUMAKERS.eumakers

Along with their specially manufactured filaments, EUMAKERS offers onsite training services for companies and individuals requiring additional information and assistance. The training is tailored specifically to the client and their individual 3D printing requirements. EUMAKERS also offers programs and onsite training services for both public and private learning institutions.

Will you be ordering a free trial spool of EUMAKERS new filament? Discuss your thoughts on their unique spin on recycling spools in the EUMAKERS forum thread over at 3DPB.com.

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