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MakerBot Press Coverage from CES

Posted by on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 in Uncategorized

It’s been one day since the official launch of The Replicator! Some lucky people have even met the new machine in person at CES (Come say hello, in South hall 4, Booth 36839)! Check out the links below for coverage straight from the CES floor.

SPIKE TV: MakerBot Makes Your Ideas Come True

Gizmodo: Hands On With MakerBot’s Bigger, Better, Two Color 3D Printer

The Atlantic: The Wonderful World of Thingiverse

 New York Times: MakerBot Introduces Larger, Two Color 3-D Printer

Make: MakerBot Replicator Announced

Gizmodo Australia: MakerBot’s Replicator Prints Larger 3D Creations In Two Spectacular Colors

The Verge: MakerBot Replicator first hands-on (update: video)

Geeky Gadgets: MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer Launched

PCWorld: MakerBot Replicator 3D-Prints Everything Except ‘Coffe, Black’

Wired: The MakerBot Replicator (TM)

Hack a Day: Print Huge Stuff With the MakerBot Replicator

Fabbaloo: MakerBot Announces the Replicator MakerBot announces latest model that is capable of two color 3D printin How a MakerBot Replicator Can Make Your Small Business MakerBot Replicator Prints Bigger, More Colorful Objects


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MakerBot Publicist: Share. Us. Loud.

Posted by on Monday, July 18, 2011 in Uncategorized


MakerBot Industries has had the good fortune to sell as many user-assembled 3D printer kits as our team can physically produce since 2009, benefiting tremendously from word-of-mouth, social networking, and community outreach efforts. Even so, we feel there are even more people out there in the world who need MakerBots. More than we can reach from the BotCave by shouting out the door.

This is where you come in, MakerBot Publicist.

This brand new job will be a hands-on media relations staff position with the primary responsibility to raise awareness even more broadly, telling the story of MakerBot through creative, comprehensive media outreach, and effective placement in national and regional outlets. The ideal candidate will increase MakerBot’s public awareness in new markets by creating and executing additional strategies to complement existing outreach efforts.

A portfolio of successful past media placements is required that specifically demonstrates results-driven interaction with top-tier national and regional consumer media, and broadcast outlets. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who independently initiates and follows through with opportunities; has established contacts; has strong problem-solving skills; and has proven experience juggling multiple, high-pressure deadlines.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and expand department’s media contact databases.
  • Develop, research and produce a variety of publicity materials related to areas of responsibility, including but not limited to: press releases, pitch letters, bios, website content and talking points for public appearances. These materials are to be journalistically sound, creative in approach, and help generate media coverage.
  • Handle media relations support activities related to his/her efforts including but not limited to tracking media results, distributing releases, coordinating interviews and visits.
  • Leverage established contacts and proven placement success with regional and national consumer and trade media, including newspapers, magazines, blogs and digital, and experience pitching broadcast media.
  • Coordinate social media campaigns.
  • Make use of outstanding writing, speaking, organizational and interpersonal skills, attention to detail a must.
  • All applications must include a resume and cover letter to be considered. Please send materials to hiring at makerbot dot com, Subject: “Publicist Applicant: [Name]”.


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