Orange County Business Journal

Biolase Signs 3-D Printer Deal, Shares Rise

Vita Reed Friday, February 21, 2014

Irvine-based Biolase Technology Inc.’s stock jumped in the double digits Thursday after it signed a distribution deal for 3-D printers.

The dental laser maker’s shares closed up 12% to a market value of $111 million.

Biolase will distribute a number of printers made by Minneapolis-based Stratasys Ltd. Stratasys’ printers are used for prototyping and production; Biolase said the printers can be used to fabricate things such as orthodontic appliances on their desktops.