The Sauber F1 Team accelerates 3D metal printing with MetalFAB1

29 November, 2017

The Sauber F1 Team has officially taken delivery of their first MetalFAB1 system as part of the three-year technology partnership. Additive Industries founders Jonas Wintermans and Daan Kersten handed over the industrial additive manufacturing system to Axel Kruse, Production Director, and Christoph Hansen, Chief Wind Tunnel Production, from Sauber Motorsport AG. Having over 10 years of experience in Additive Manufacturing in plastics, the Sauber F1 Team is now expanding its 3D printing competences and capabilities to metals. The investment in two MetalFAB1 systems allows them to reduce their cycle time in manufacturing of innovative parts for their own wind tunnel models, F1 race cars as well as third-party business. Please read the full Press Release below, the pictures from the official handover can be found below as well.
- Additive Industries' PR The Sauber F1 Team accelerates 3D metal printing with MetalFAB1
- Sauber F1 Team's PR The Sauber F1 Team accelerates 3D-metal printing
- Group picture MetalFAB1 handover the Sauber F1 Team & Additive Industries From left to right: Ronnie van Grotel (Service Engineer, Additive Industries), Irina Schatorjé (Marketing Manager, Additive Industries), Axe Kruse (Production Director, Sauber Motosport AG), Christoph Hansen (Chief Wind Tunnel Production, Sauber Motorsport AG), Daan Kersten (co-founder/CEO, Additive Industries), Jonas Wintermans (co-founder/COO, Additive Industries), Pascal Picci (Chairman, Sauber Holding AG), Frederik Ulfsäter (Advisor to the board, Sauber Motorsport AG), Martijn Hamers (Manager Customer Lifecycle Support, Additive Industries), Steffen Schrodt (Head of Wind Tunnel Operations, Sauber Motorsport AG), Enrico Brunner (Manufacturing Operator, Sauber Motorsport AG), Marco Gehrig (Leader Metal AM, Sauber Motorsport AG), Marcelo Orchis (Partnership Manager, Sauber Motorsport AG)
- Picture MetalFAB1 handover From left to right: Daan Kersten (co-founder/CEO, Additive Industries) & Pascal Picci (Chairman, Sauber Holding AG)
- Picture MetalFAB1 at Sauber Motorsport AG

Additive Industries accelerates towards Top 3 position in metal AM

14 November, 2017

At the first day of FormNext, the world’s largest tradeshow for professional 3D printing technology in Frankfurt, Additive Industries has shared its new five year plan. Please find below the Press Release, a Press Release of SMS-Group and renderings of 7 modules MetalFAB1 (including the new Product Removal Module).
- Press Release Additive Industries accelerates towards Top 3 position in metal AM
- Press Release Additive Industries und SMS group entwickeln gemeinsam Produktionssystem zur additiven Fertigung
- 1 picture 7 module MetalFAB1 (inclusive new Product Removal Module)
- 2 picture 7 module MetalFAB1 (incl. new Product Removal Module)
- 3rd picture 7 module MetalFAB1 (incl. new Product Removal Module)

Additive Industries expands through worldwide agent network

02 November, 2017

After recent opening of its California Process & Application Development Center in North America, Additive Industries has announced another important step in its global expansion strategy. In order to attract and support leading agents in industrial capital investment goods, Additive Industries has hired Bart Leferink, a seasoned 3D printing executive, to gain global coverage through channel partners, initially in Europe and North America, followed by Asia in 2018. Please find the press release & pictures of Bart Leferink below.
- Press Release Additive Industries expands through worldwide agent network
- Picture Bart Leferink

Additive Industries launches 4th edition of Design Challenge

27 October, 2017

Industrial 3D metal printing or additive manufacturing is gaining ground every day. In order to grow the number of examples and inspire many other industries to develop dedicated applications for industrial 3D printing, Additive Industries is presenting already the 4th edition of the Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge. The Design Challenge 2018 has been announced yesterday, during the Additive World Masterclass: Design for Additive Manufacturing.

Please find the press release and pictures below:
Press release: Additive Industries launches 4th edition of Design Challenge  Professionals and students are invited to (re)design products dedicated for 3D metal printing - ENG
Persbericht: Additive Industries lanceert de 4e editie van haar Design Challenge - NL
Photo Winner Design Challenge 2017 - student category
Photo Winner Design Challenge 2017 - Professionals category 
Photo Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge 2018

Additive Industries engages AM veteran Shane Collins for US expansion

02 October, 2017

Additive Industries is expanding its operations for industrial 3D metal printing equipment and software development, sales and service to North America. Realizing time is critical in bringing production 3D printing solutions to North America, Additive Industries hired additive manufacturing veteran Shane Collins to lead the Process & Application Development Center which will be established in Southern California. Please find the press release & the picture of Shane Collins below.
- Press Release Additive Industries engages AM veteran Shane Collins for US expansion
- Picture Shane Collins