Stratasy's Inc. have filed definitive proxy materials with the SEC regarding its pending merger with Israeli-based company, Objet, Ltd. With this filing, the SEC has also declared Objet's Form F-4, which it had already filed with the SEC, effective.
Stratasy's is a leader in additive manufacturing, while Objet is the leader in rapid prototyping. The merger of these companies is expected to place them into the top position in the booming industry of 3D printing. The two companies entered into a definitive merger agreement in April, 2012.
Stratasys is holding a special meeting of its stockholders on September 14, 2012 to vote on the merger agreement. The company is scheduled to start sending all necessary information by August 14, 2012. All Stratasys stockholders as of Thursday, August 2, 2012 are entitled to vote on the proposed merger at this special shareholders' meeting. The meeting itself will be held at the Hotel Sofitel in Bloomington, Minnesota, near Stratasys' headquarters.
The board of directors of Stratasys has already approved the merger unanimously and is encouraging all Stratasys stockholders to vote for the merger proposal.