World Maker Faire New York 2013
ShopBot, always an innovator in digital fabrication, is further amping up its commitment to making technology for Making accessible, usable and affordable.
We'll be highlighting our ShopBot Desktop Tool, a powerful and precise CNC tool that is widely at work in small to medium size businesses and educational settings (STEM and other education)
Also demonstrating our latest innovation, the Handibotu2122 Smart Power Tool. This is a truly portable power tool run by apps on smartphones and tablets that brings the power & precision of CNC technology right to your work: on the floor, the wall, the workbench, the ceiling -- wherever your DIY work takes you.
Founded in 1996, ShopBot's unique mission is to make the empowering technology of digital fabrication widely accessible and usable. ShopBot's subtractive digital fabrication tools, working across a range of sizes, deliver the power, precision and reliability of digital tools traditionally costing thousands of dollars more. With almost 7000 tools at work around the world, ShopBot Tools, Inc., is one of the largest producers of digital fabrication equipment for small-to-midsized manufacturing, DIY, and education markets. All ShopBots are designed and built in ShopBot's Durham headquarters. ShopBot supports the growing DIY/maker movement with 100kGarages.com, a free resource that enables people with ideas for custom products to connect with others using digital fabrication tools to prototype and make them. In 2008, ShopBot was named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in America and was recently named one of the top-25 North Carolina companies to watch by the Council for Entrepreneurial Development.