MakerBot opens up shop in Boston

MakerBot opened up its second retail location on Newbury Street in Boston on Thursday. The Brooklyn, N.Y.-based company specializes in and helped popularize 3D printers and scanners that don’t break the bank. It  opened its first store in Manhattan last year. Co-founder and CEO Bre Pettis told The Boston Globe that the area is one of the hottest markets for MakerBot gear which is used to build  or “print” prototypes and parts of everything from toys to automotive components.