Additive Manufacturing


Achieving Peak Performance in Elite Cycling and Beyond

(Photo: Metron Additive Engineering, GEADCS003)Dimitris Katsanis is a former elite cyclist, and now engineer, who has been at the forefront of the design and manufacture of Olympic, Tour de France and world championship bicycles for over thirty years. Today, he continues to innovate and scale his business, Metron Additive Engineering, using GE Additive’s electron beam melting (EBM) technology.

Amplifying Additive’s Potential in Orthopedics

Single layer build of a proprietary spinal cage.
(Photo: Amplifying Additive, GEADCS002)Biomedical engineer and an early additive technology proponent, Brian McLaughlin is passionate about the potential of electron beam melting (EBM) for orthopedics implants. His company Amplify Additive has quickly become a leader in the market thanks to a combination of deep clinical knowledge, engineering design expertise and over two decades additive manufacturing experience.

EMG supports Oerlikon’s Paris Air Show and Munich Technology Conference communications strategy

EMG supports Oerlikon’s Paris Air Show and Munich Technology Conference communications strategy. 
(Photo: Oerlikon, EMGPR048)Global engineering powerhouse Oerlikon chose EMG, the leading industrial technology marketing communications specialist, to develop its key messaging matrix and strategic trade media activities around the Paris Air Show 2019 (PAS) (June 17-23) and the 3rd Munich Technology Conference (MTC3) in Munich, Germany (October 8-10). The successful collaborations resulted in widespread media exposure and impact that further recognized Oerlikon as a thought leader within the technology space.

Oerlikon partners with United Launch Alliance to manufacture launch vehicle flight components

Oerlikon partners with United Launch Alliance to manufacture launch vehicle flight components.Oerlikon AM, the additive manufacturing unit of global technology powerhouse Oerlikon, announces it will provide metal additively manufactured qualification and flight components for United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) next-generation Vulcan Centaur rocket. ULA is the world's most experienced and reliable launch service provider, with more than 130 launches and 100 percent mission success.

Oerlikon AM and Siemens collaborate to digitize additive manufacturing

From left to right: Dr. Sven Hicken, Oerlikon, Head of Additive Manufacturing Business Unit & Dr. Karsten Heuser, Siemens, Vice President for Additive Manufacturing. Oerlikon AM, the additive manufacturing unit of technology group Oerlikon, and Siemens AG announce a strategic agreement in which Siemens will provide Oerlikon AM with digital enterprise solutions that will help Oerlikon accelerate the industrialization of additive manufacturing.

Taking the path of most resistance

VBN Components printed in Vibenite on Arcam EBM machine. 
(Photo: VBN Components /GE Additive, GEADPR034)Ulrik Beste and Martin Nilsson - friends since their school days in a small town 50 miles northwest of Stockholm - are today are at the helm of Uppsala-based VBN Components (VBN), a fast growing company, literally at the cutting edge of materials development and additive manufacturing.

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