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Digital Metal and Etteplan enter into design partnerships in additive manufacturing

Digital Metal and Etteplan enter into design partnerships in additive manufacturing

Etteplan, press release, September 30, 2021, at 10:15

Global technology company Etteplan and Digital Metal, the world’s leading developer and manufacturer of high-precision metallic binder extrusion systems for industrial use, have agreed to enter into a strategic partnership in additive manufacturing (3D printing).

The partnership aims to provide design optimization solutions for Digital Metal’s binder extrusion processes and provide manufacturers with the full benefits of technology – from concept to complete component with production scale in mind.

“Together with Etteplan, we will be able to offer our customers a stronger offering, which includes a complete design and manufacturing process. The collaboration gives us access to a world-class design team that complements our business very well,” says Christian Lohn, CEO of Digital Metal.

Christian Lohn, CEO of Digital Metal; Rikko Rickonen, Senior Vice President, Etteplan; Tero Hämeenaho, avdelningschef, AMO, Etteplan

With technologies such as additive manufacturing and binder puffing, you are given the opportunity to think outside the box when it comes to designing products and components. By combining Digital Metal’s expertise in binder puffing and Etteplan’s extensive knowledge in component design for additive manufacturing, the goal is to accelerate the transition from traditional to additive manufacturing.

“Etteplan has made significant investments in additive manufacturing and has been involved in the latest technologies for a long time. We look forward to exploring and creating synergies with Digital Metal. This collaboration will enhance Etteplan and Digital Metal’s offerings to current and future customers,” said Rikko Rikkonen, Senior Vice President, Engineering Solutions. , Etteplan.

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Contact us for more information:
Tero Haminaho, Head of AMO Division, Etteplan, Tel. +358 10307 2757
Outi Torniainen, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Etteplan, Tel. +358 10307 3302
Christian Lohn, CEO of Digital Metal, Tel. +46 737480817

About digital metal
Digital Metal is the first company in the world to commercialize the latest metal 3D printers for the production of small components with complex shapes. The self-developed Digital Metal binder jetting technology enables the production of complex objects with superior surface finishes, which is not possible with competing technology.

The company also provides printing services for metal components. Clients include many of the world’s leading technology companies such as Fraunhofer, Honeywell, MTC (Centre for Manufacturing Technology, UK), Koenigsegg, Bosch, Duerr Dental, CETIM (French Technological Center for Mechanical Industries) and Volvo to name a few. In the production facility in Sweden, approximately 1,000,000 components and more than 30 different engineering technologies are manufactured in the production chain. Digital Metal was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Sweden. The company is part of the Höganäs Group, the world’s largest producer of mineral powder.

About Etteplan
Etteplan offers solutions within software and Embedded systemsindustrial equipment and Civil Engineering, And Technical documentation solutions To the world’s leading manufacturers of manufacturing. Our services focus on improving the competitiveness of our customers’ products, services, and technical processes throughout the product lifecycle. The result of Etteplan’s innovative technology can be seen in many industrial solutions and everyday products.

In 2020, sales of Etteplan amounted to around 260 million euros. The company currently has more than 3,500 employees in Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Denmark and China. Etteplan shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd under the ETTE Index.

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