BLT and ORIX Rentec sign Japanese distribution agreement

Leveraging the rental solutions company's expertise to enhance the provision of final printed products to Japanese customers

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After opening a new R&D center in Shanghai last month, Bright Laser Technologies (BLT) has signed a distributor agreement with ORIX Rentec Corporation, one of Japan’s largest providers of rental solutions for test and measurement equipment and ICT products – continuing the company’s growth in the Japanese market.

This distributor agreement aims to enhance the provision of final printed products to Japanese customers, with both parties committed to strengthening cooperation in the sales and leasing of BLT equipment. Additionally, they will provide guidance to customers on the operation of BLT’s 3D printing machines, and share printing expertise. Furthermore, the two companies are determined to assist Japanese manufacturing customers in addressing challenges commonly faced in traditional manufacturing processes.

By leveraging BLT’s cost-effective machines and their vast expertise in producing high-quality AM components, ORIX Rentec will facilitate the seamless adoption of AM devices for customers. This collaboration aims to increase the penetration rate of AM technology in the Japanese market. In return, BLT will make use of ORIX Rentec’s extensive network of manufacturing customers, which has been built through its primary rental businesses. This strategic partnership will enable BLT to explore new markets and develop new applications.

BLT and ORIX Rentec sign Japanese distribution agreement - leveraging the rental solutions company's expertise.

“We are delighted to establish a collaboration with BLT, one of the global leaders in metal 3D printing solutions,” said ORIX Rentec’s corporate executive officer. “Going forward, ORIX Rentec will continue to leverage our existing customer resources and technological advantages to customize BLT’s products and services for the Japanese market. Our goal is to deliver top-notch tailored to the specific needs and requirements of our Japanese customers.”

“Through our collaboration with ORIX Rentec, BLT will provide the Japanese market with a comprehensive turnkey solution. This solution encompasses feasibility studies, optimized process design, testing services, as well as AM facility and construction planning. Our objective is to support customers in mastering AM technology, tackling manufacturing process complexities, enhancing production efficiency, improving product quality, and ultimately generating value for their businesses,” said Xin Jia, Vice President of BLT.

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