FIT Additive Manufacturing Group, a German 3D printing service supplier has introduced a collaboration with Mitsui & Co. Machine Tech Ltd., a subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate Mitsui & Co., Ltd. The partnership goals to supply German 3D printing and advisory providers to Japanese manufacturing industries.
Belief and experience
Headquartered in Lupburg, FIT Additive Manufacturing mum or dad firm FIT AG has 25 years of expertise in additive manufacturing, typical manufacturing and post-processing. For the arm specialised in metallic 3D printing, the group has just lately acquired the state-of-the-art sizzling isostatic urgent machine for post-processing 3D printed metals. The group additionally owns a variety of 3D printing applied sciences, resembling SLA, LM, and SLS. Aside from offering manufacturing providers, FIT additionally affords strategic AM consulting providers for Japanese clients who want to make investments into their very own additive manufacturing capability.
Mitsui Machine Tech supplies a wide range of manufacturing facility gear, engineering options additive design providers to the manufacturing trade. In relation to the brand new partnership Carl Fruth, CEO of FIT, mentioned, “The cooperation of Mitsui Machine Tech and FIT affords Japanese clients the mixture of belief and experience. That is important through the introduction of latest applied sciences.”
FIT’s headquarters. Picture through FIT.
Japan embraces Additive Manufacturing
Final yr, FIT launched its Japanese subsidiary FIT Japan KK in Nagoya. The department was based to broaden FIT’s operations and buyer base inside Asia’s growing AM market. It affords producers a service package deal with a whole portfolio of AM applied sciences from pre-production to post-processing and high quality assurance phases. “We’re certain that it’s a superb time to start out the service in Japan,” Osamu Shinohara, president of Mitsui Machine Tech Ltd. commented.
The demand for additive manufacturing applied sciences has been quickly rising as choose industries, together with car producers merge AM processes into their manufacturing of end-parts and instruments. The Toyota Motor Company, for instance, has accomplished a three-year joint analysis and improvement challenge with FIT.
Noticing the rising marketplace for this know-how Reed Exhibitions Japan launched the area’s first Superior 3D Printing EXPO this yr, with a second version to comply with in 2020. Different additive manufacturing firms with operations within the space embrace Titomic and German OEM EOS.
FIT’s Additive Manufacturing Centre. Picture through FIT.
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