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brand-new balance launches newest sneakers with 3D printed sole

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brand-new balance has launched a brand-new tennis shoe platform created with the massachusetts-based 3D-printing professionals formlabs. called triplecell, the co-developed technology, makes the sole 10%lighter than other designs however boasts the very same cushioning. it will make its debut in 2 various releases: a 990 sport and the fuelcell echo.

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‘ triplecell will deliver the market’s peak expression of information to create with smooth transitions in between variable properties underfoot’, states katherine petrecca, new balance general supervisor, innovation design studio.

‘ 3d printing is altering how business approach manufacturing, with this statement brand-new balance is pioneering localized manufacturing,’ said dávid lakatos, primary product officer of formlabs.

‘ by getting rid of the dependence on molds and direct printing for both prototyping and production, their group shifts from months to hours in the development and production cycles.’

‘ we’re moving towards a world where design cycles are surrounding the whim of the consumer and it’s exciting to be on the frontlines of this with new balance,’ he adds.

brand-new balance will introduce the 990 sport on june 28 th. the fuelcell echo on september 15 th both including triplecell technology, with the anticipated retail value of $185 USD and $175 USD respectively.

project info

business: new balance

partners: formlabs

models: 990 sport/ fuelcell echo

cost: $185 USD and $175 USD respectively

kieron marchese I designboom

jun 28, 2019

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