Baystate Technologies (Marlborough, MA) acquired the FastSURF and FastSOLID Windows-based CAD software product lines from FastSURF Inc. (Sonora, CA) and from Advancing Geometrics (Goshen, IN). FastSURF is a CADKEY-integrated surface modeling solution for the design and manufacturing of complex surfaces for industries such as automotive and aerospace. FastSOLID is a solid modeling product that incorporates several new ACIS solid modeling husks. Baystate is currently shipping the products through Baystate's Authorized Distributor network. The terms of the purchase were not disclosed.
The FDA has just released draft guidelines for using 3D printing in the design, development, and manufacture of regulated medical products. Although the recommendations are non-binding, they do set some much-needed parameters.
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