Advanced Manufacturing Solutions distributing EOS solutions in Pacific Northwest

ACS adds all EOS polymer and metal LPBF systems to portfolio

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In the lead-up to Formnext 2023, EOS has expanded its distribution network to include Advanced Manufacturing Solutions (ACS). As per the partnership, Washington-based ACS is now the industrial 3D printing company’s distribution partner for polymer and metal laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) in the Pacific Northwest.

ACS is an industrial automation company that offers a “curated mix of solutions” to meet the needs of its customer markets, including the aerospace, commercial marine, medical and semiconductor industries. Specifically, the company provides industrial fabrication, automation, subtractive and additive manufacturing solutions. To meet the growing demand for additive manufacturing in the Pacific Northwest from local industries, ACS is adding all of EOS’ polymer and metal 3D printers as well as several materials to its portfolio.

EOS ACS distribution Pacific Northwest

“Our organizational focus is to be on the frontier of new technology for the manufacturing and fabrication markets,” said Ron Rankin, CEO and President of ACS. “We are continuously developing a business model that elevates opportunities for building long-term collaborative relationships with companies seeking to integrate advanced manufacturing and fabrication technologies into their companies. EOS fits this business model perfectly and we look forward to adding EOS technology to our portfolio of advanced manufacturing solutions.”

For EOS, the partnership with ACS is indicative of the growing interest in and adoption of additive manufacturing in the Pacific Northwest. In addition to the distribution announcement, EOS will also be investing more resources in the region. “The acceptance and adoption of AM continues throughout all areas of manufacturing,” added Andrew Snow, senior vice president at EOS North America. “Key to this are partnerships with organizations, like ACS, who have deep, value-added relationships within their regional manufacturing communities and who have a rock-solid understanding of customer manufacturing goals, and how to best apply industrial 3D printing.”
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Tess Boissonneault is a Montreal-based content writer and editor with five years of experience covering the additive manufacturing world. She has a particular interest in amplifying the voices of women working within the industry and is an avid follower of the ever-evolving AM sector. Tess holds a master's degree in Media Studies from the University of Amsterdam.

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