Other Machine Co., based in Berkeley, California, and the maker of rapid prototyping tools for electrical and mechanical design engineers and educators, has been acquired by Bre Pettis, former co-founder and CEO of MakerBot and current head of Bre & Co. Dr. Danielle Applestone, CEO of Other Machine Co., will continue to lead the company and will remain in Berkeley, California, overseeing daily operations.
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