3rd Dimension Accelerates Industrial 3D Metal Printing with Additive Industries

  • Companies confirm their partnership at the Formula 1 race in Austin, Texas


October 21, 2018 – Eindhoven (The Netherlands) / Indianapolis (Indiana, USA) / Austin (Texas, USA) – During the Additive Industries partnership event at the Formula 1 race in Austin, Texas, 3rd Dimension Industrial 3D Printing, one of the leading metal additive manufacturing companies from North America, has confirmed the first order of a MetalFAB1 system to produce large and high quality parts at the highest productivity.

The experienced engineering team of 3rd Dimension, with its racing background, recognize the advantages of the MetalFAB1 in terms of precision and high level of automation to reduce the lead-time. Simultaneously the Additive Industries technology allows 3rd Dimension to build big parts in the largest symmetrical build volume commercially available in the market today.

From left to right: Shane Collins, Daan Kersten, Bob Markley and Jonas Wintermans (Photo courtesy of Additive Industries)

From left to right: Shane Collins, Daan Kersten, Bob Markley and Jonas Wintermans (Photo courtesy of Additive Industries)

“Our client base demands large quantities of high quality products. As we have moved into full scale production, we have realized the need for drastically faster additive equipment and the Additive Industries four laser system provides the solution our customers need. I have looked at many additive solutions to add to our existing equipment and have not only been impressed with the technical prowess of Additive Industries, but also their innovative and modular solution. With this machine, we can add capacity as needed as well as ensure that all of the machines are of the same specification. This really is unique in the industry and positions us well for continued growth. This event at the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix really speaks to our background. Much of our team comes from the racing industry with wins at the Indy 500, 24h of LeMans, and multiple championships. The approach developed in racing to reach an optimum solution in minimal time has been a key to our success and we are excited to add the Additive Industries MetalFAB1 to our fleet of equipment as their partnership with the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team has truly accelerated the development of their solution”, said Bob Markley, President and CEO of 3rd Dimension Industrial 3D Printing Co.

“3rd Dimension understands how to do series production with additive manufacturing and integrates subtractive processes to create the highest quality parts for automotive, aerospace and consumer applications. This combination is essential to drive this technology forward. Moreover, 3rd Dimension, like Additive Industries, is collaborating closely with its customers to continuously improve the products. That makes a great fit between both our companies”, added Shane Collins, General Manager of Additive Industries North America.

About 3rd Dimension Industrial 3D Printing
3rd Dimension Industrial 3D Printing Co of Indianapolis, Indiana, is a top metal additive manufacturing solutions provider. Through the marriage of metal additive manufacturing, traditional machining, and extreme engineering talent, 3rd Dimension pushes the bounds of possible and is able to solve the most challenging of manufacturing problems. From one-off prototype to full production to process development, 3rd Dimension is more than a supplier to our customer but rather a partner. With AS9100D and ISO9001 certifications, 3rd Dimension serves a wide variety of industries from aerospace and automotive to consumer goods. Founded in 2013, 3rd Dimension works with clients of varied experience levels to guide them through their additive manufacturing journey and add value to their organization. Http://www.print3d4u.com

About Additive Industries
Additive Industries is accelerating industrial additive manufacturing of high quality, functional, metal parts by offering a modular end-to-end 3D printing system including a seamlessly integrated information platform to high end and demanding industrial markets. With substantially improved reproducibility, productivity, and flexibility, Additive Industries redefines the business case for series production of additive manufacturing applications in aerospace, automotive, medical technology and high-tech equipment.

Additive Industries b.v.
Achtseweg Zuid 155, NL 5651 GW Eindhoven, The Netherlands
P.O. Box 30160, NL 5600 GA Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Source: Additive Industries b.v.



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