FARNBOROUGH, UK and BURLINGTON, ON, July 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Burloak Technologies, a division of Samuel, Son & Co., Limited, today announced that it has joined GE Additive's newly-launched Manufacturing Partner Network (MPN). As a launch partner for the MPN, Burloak will work closely with GE Additive to accelerate the use of additive manufacturing technologies across a number of market segments.
"We're delighted to have Burloak Technologies join as one of the first partners in our MPN. We continue to be impressed by their vision and strategy for additive and their business. They have big plans and we're looking forward to supporting them as they grow," said Jason Oliver, President and CEO, GE Additive.
Burloak Technologies is focused on accelerating the industry's adoption of additive manufacturing. As a launch partner for GE Additive's MPN, Burloak will invest in GE Additive equipment, materials, software and technology and use them as a development platform to scale production and industrialization of all work referred through the MPN.
"Burloak Technologies is proud to be a launch partner for GE Additive's Manufacturing Partner Network," stated Peter Adams, Co-founder and President of Burloak Technologies. "We've systematically eliminated many of the hurdles that companies may have previously faced in their adoption of additive manufacturing technology. Our participation in the MPN, along with the devleopment of our state-of-the-art Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence, will make it even easier for customers to accelerate their adoption and full deployment of this exciting technology across their product lines."
In May 2018, the Company announced the establishment of its CDN $104M Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence. The Center will provide every service required to move customer projects from concept, to optimized design for additive manufacturing (DFAM), to full-scale production in a single location. The Center is expected to be fully operational in the first quarter of 2019.
Founded in 1855, Samuel, Son & Co., Limited, is a family-owned and operated, integrated network of metal manufacturing, processing and distribution divisions. With over 5,000 employees and 100+ facilities, Samuel provides seamless access to metals, industrial products and related value-added services. We leverage our industry expertise, breadth of experience and the passion of our people to help drive success for North American business – one customer at a time. For more information, visit www.samuel.com.
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