Worker standing next to the BOD2 3D construction printer

COBOD signs on Australian Fortex as new distributor

COBOD announces distribution agreement with Australian company Fortex (Melbourne) to bring world class 3D multifunctional construction robots to Australia.

  • With Australian company Fortex as a distributor, COBOD now have customers across six continents
  • COBOD is further strengthening its focus on Asia-Pacific by now opening a new office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, which will serve customers in the region

Danish-based COBOD International signs a new distribution agreement with Australian company Fortex as part of the company’s strategy to bring state-of-the-art 3D construction printing technology to Australia and strengthen 3D construction printing in the Asia-pacific region. The first BOD2 3D Construction printer will arrive in Australia in Q4 with COBOD equipment available for immediate order.  

Fortex Chief Executive Officer, David Lederer, said: “Fortex is proud to be laying the foundation for a new construction paradigm in Australia with COBOD 3D construction printers. The first printer in Australia will be the BOD2 model 5-9-2 which will allow us to build better homes faster, providing improved outcomes for both building companies and consumers alike.” 

Australia was the only continent missing for COBOD, and with Fortex as a new distributor, COBOD now have customers on 6 continents worldwide using and selling COBOD’s 3D construction printers.  

In Asia-Pacific COBOD has three distributors: Siam Cement in Thailand, KA Bina in Malaysia, and now Fortex in Australia, besides from direct customers in India, Japan, and Malaysia. To support the customers and distributors of the region, COBOD is now opening a regional office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Distributors and customers can visit COBOD at the regional office in Kuala Lumpur, see live 3D construction printing, a 3D printed building, as well as speak to COBOD’s experts within 3D construction printing, materials, architecture, and project execution.

Simon Klint Bergh, Head of Asia Pacific for COBOD, said: “We are very proud to be partnering up with Fortex to bring our state-of-the-art 3D construction printing technology to Australia. This arrangement, together with our new distribution partners Siam Cement in Thailand and KA Bina in Malaysia, and our new regional office in Malaysia, will mean that we will penetrate the growing market in Asia-Pacific even further.” 

COBOD is at the forefront of 3D construction printing globally and count world leading companies like General Electric and PERI among their customers and shareholders. Partnering with major industry leaders and having a strong global presence is exactly what sets the company apart in the additive construction sector. 

The COBOD configurator showing a BOD2 model 5-9-2, as will be send to Fortex, Australia in Q4 this year.

Visit Fortex website and configure your own COBOD BOD2 construction printer: 

About COBOD International   

Our mission is to disrupt the global construction industry through world class multifunctional construction robots based on 3D printing systems. Faster. Better. Cheaper. We 3D printed Europe’s first building in 2017. Subsequently the first 2- and 3-story buildings in Europe, specifically in Belgium and Germany were made with our technology. Also, the first villa in Dubai and the first buildings in Africa have been done by our 3D construction printers, like the first wind turbine bases. We have an open-source strategy, partnering with customers, academic institutions, and suppliers around the world. Our partners include GE (US), PERI (Germany), Cemex (Mexico), Holcim (Switzerland), Dar Al Arkan (Saudi Arabia), L&T Construction (India), and JGC (Japan). Our vision is to see buildings and concrete structures in every city around the world made by multifunctional construction robots. HQ in Denmark, +80 highly competent pioneers from 20 nationalities and truly global presence in Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe, North, Latin, and South America. Follow us: LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram

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