Report: Amazon seeks to pilot 3-D goods sales

Seattle – is reportedly planning to pilot the sale of goods created by 3-D printers. According to the Cincinnati Business Journal, Amazon is partnering with Cincinnati area-based startup 3DLT and four other companies to launch a pilot where Amazon would directly sell 3-D printed products through its website.

3DLT has already sold 3-D printed products to consumers via third-party online marketplaces on EBay and Amazon, which reportedly drew Amazon’s attention. The startup currently sells about 50 products including iPhone cases and statues via Amazon Marketplace. The Amazon pilot will reportedly focus on the categories of toys, home accessories and decor items, jewelry and fashion/tech accessories.

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