DURHAM, N.C. – CNC machinery specialist ShopBot Tools announced it has recently restructured as an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT). Founder and Board Chair Ted Hall said the move was designed to position the company for long-term success by empowering employees while providing liquidity for shareholders.
ShopBot Tools launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to support development and distribution of its latest hardware innovation, the Handibot smart power tool.
ShopBot Tools has launched "Digital Fab Tools for Schools," a special promotion supporting the wider availability of digital fabrication technology and curricula in high schools and middle schools in collaboration with Autodesk, Inc.
World Maker Faire 2011 is presented by RadioShack and includes the following sponsors: Cognizant, GE, Microsoft, Atmel, Digi-Key, HP, AutoDesk, ShopBot Tools, Epilog Laser, Sparkfun Electronics, TechShop, Clif Kid and Etsy.
By Bill Esler