UnionTech Expands Partnership with DSM Additive Manufacturing Group to the United States
- November 14, 2017
- Posted by: Chase
- Category: Press Room
UnionTech Expands Partnership with DSM’s Additive Manufacturing Group to the United States
Photo Caption: Example of Somos® Perform in prototype injection molding tooling
Shanghai Union Technology Corp. (UnionTech) has completed an agreement with DSM Additive Manufacturing for a new agreement relative to the promotion of Somos stereolithography (SL) material product line to accompany UnionTech’s expansion of SL equipment sales in the American market.
UnionTech has been an active distributor of Somos® SL materials in China since 2003. The combination of Somos® stereolithography (SL) materials and UnionTech SL equipment is a well-established 3D printing solution with over 600 UnionTech SL installations globally.
Building on the successful 2016 expansion of UnionTech into the Americas marketplace, an agreement has been made to facilitate distributors of UnionTech SL equipment to better provide a one stop solution 3D printing solution. The agreement will be non-exclusive and covers all Somos® SL materials available for both UnionTech’s PILOT commercial series and RSPro production product lines.
“We are proud to work very closely with the DSM Additive Manufacturing, combining our fully open hardware platform technology with DSM’s continuous innovation in Somos® resin technology,” states Barry Tsou, UnionTech’s President. “Working together on open platforms brings huge benefits in developing materials that meet the criteria of our customers needs directly.”
Photo Caption: Investment casting pattern printed with Somos Element using TetraShell software
Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in life sciences and materials sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders simultaneously. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 25,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information can be found at www.dsm.com.
For nearly 20 years, UnionTech stereolithography (SL) 3D printing equipment has been developed and manufactured in an environment of intense regional competition. The UnionTech product offering for the international market of today reflects the experience that has made it a global leader in stereolithography.
Our equipment is robustly constructed for low cost of ownership, from the initial purchase onward while producing the highest quality parts. Parts produced on UnionTech SL equipment are highly accurate with excellent feature resolution and full density, smooth surfaces. A philosophy of open design relative to material usage demonstrates UnionTech’s desire to provide customers with the best available product solutions. Explore the fresh dimension in SL 3D printing that UnionTech makes available in a full line of commercial and production scale machines.
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