MecklerMedia Announces Acquisition of 3DPrint.com & Creates the First Worldwide Advertising Network for Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing

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meckler3MecklerMedia Corporation (OTCQX: MECK) today announced that in conjunction with New York-based Sagamore III LLC it has purchased 3DPrint.com and related assets from Forum Advertising LLC of Cape Coral, Florida that is jointly edited by Eddie and Brian Krassenstein. The purchase includes a 25% equity position of 3DPrintBoard.com. Terms for the asset acquisition were not disclosed. The Krassensteins will continue to be involved with 3DPrint.com as the new directors of ad sales and will be involved editorially until the completion of MecklerMedia’s Inside 3D Printing trade show taking place in Santa Clara, California October 20-22, 2015.

meckler5In addition to the acquisition announcement, MecklerMedia announced the launch of the first ad network for the 3D Printing Industry. Advertisers will be offered network “buying” opportunities that will include 3DPrint.com, Inside 3D Printing News and companion email newsletter, 3DPrintingIndustry.com and its companion industry email newsletter in which MecklerMedia holds a significant equity position, and the new print/controlled circulation magazine 3D METAL PRINTING debuting in April, 2016 from the Precision Metalforming Association. This new advertising network will offer advertisers an opportunity to reach over 1.5 million unique visitors a month; reach over 500,000 social media contacts; and advertise with the soon to be largest print magazine readership worldwide.

Eddie Krassenstein and Brian Krassenstein at one of MecklerMedia's Inside 3D Printing Conferences last year.

Eddie Krassenstein and Brian Krassenstein at one of MecklerMedia’s Inside 3D Printing Conferences last year.

“The purchase of 3DPrint.com combined with our equity interest in 3DPrintingIndustry.com and our 12 international 3D Printing trade shows (and growing) makes MecklerMedia the most significant media company covering additive manufacturing worldwide,” stated Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of MecklerMedia Corporation. “We are thrilled that the Krassensteins’ great staff of writers will continue to work with us and help expand 3DPrint.com.”

Eddie Krassenstein at MecklerMedia's Inside 3D Printing Conference.

Eddie Krassenstein at MecklerMedia’s Inside 3D Printing Conference.

Meckler went on to say, “We are very pleased that the noted blog 3DPrintingIndustry.com will be joining in our new advertising network which includes 3DPrint.com and additional publications. We will be able to offer a wide array of unique advertising packages which includes exposure to over 1.5 million unique visitors monthly, over 100,000 email newsletter subscribers, and over 500,000 social media followers of the various publications associated with our advertising network.”

Eddie Krassenstein, Co-Founder of 3DPrint.com, stated:

“Brian Krassenstein and I have put a tremendous amount of work into building up 3DPrint.com over the past 20 months. It has become the leader within the 3D printing news space and number one in terms of traffic. We are confident that the site will continue to grow under the guidance of the MecklerMedia team. Brian and I are excited to now be handling all advertising for 3DPrint.com and the new MecklerMedia 3D Printing Advertising Network. Also we are sure that our team of writers and editors will continue to make 3DPrint.com the go to source for all 3D printing news.”

The writers and editors at 3DPrint.com will continue presenting up-to-the-minute news on the additive manufacturing/3D printing space, with staff editor/writer Sarah Goehrke taking over content operations as the new Editor-in-Chief.

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