Local Startup, Structo finds its niche in dentistry, broadens horizon by producing 3D-printed nasal swabs amidst COVID-19

More recently, fate intervened in the form of Covid-19. With the soaring number of Coronavirus cases and a shortage of nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs worldwide, Structo was quick to answer the call and now manufactures swabs in addition to their mainstay.

But while serendipity might have played a part in their evolution, this startup’s ability to react so quickly speaks volumes of their technical skills and understanding of the different fields they are thrown into despite its niche in dentistry.

Notably, the startup has clocked some significant milestones. In 2020, they celebrated two world firsts – the launch of a fully automated robotic production line capable of printing thousands of unique products per day with minimal human interaction and, on the other end of the spectrum, a gloves-free 3D printing solution.

The fully automated robotic production line is aimed at larger-scale manufacturers while the glove-free solution, Velox, is an all-in-one desktop 3D printer with autonomous post-processing aimed at dental offices.

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