CHICAGO, May 9, 2022 — Ryerson Holding Corporation announced its investment in FreeFORM Technologies (“FreeFORM”), an additive manufacturing and engineering company specializing in metal additive manufacturing including metal binder jet 3D printing and metal injection molding. Founded in 2020, FreeFORM serves manufacturers in a multitude of industries and strategically aligns with Ryerson’s current and future customer base.
“This investment in FreeFORM marks Ryerson’s entry into a partnership with strategically desired exposure to additive manufacturing,” said Chief Operations Officer Mike Burbach. “It is an important step forward allowing us to explore synergies, new opportunities and additional value-added capabilities with our customers as we look towards the emerging present and future of the metals industry.”
“We are excited to partner with a forward-thinking metal company like Ryerson” said Nate Higgins, President of FreeFORM Technologies. “Our shared vision of bringing freedom of design to the customer experience will help to change the conventional thinking of manufacturing.