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BLT opens new R&D center in Shanghai

To drive technological advancements and expand innovation capabilities in additive manufacturing

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Bright Laser Technologies (BLT), a premier global metal additive manufacturing company, based in China, has celebrated the inauguration of its Research and Development (R&D) center in Shanghai. This event underscores BLT’s steadfast commitment to catalyzing technological advancements and nurturing innovation within the realm of additive manufacturing.

BLT’s Shanghai subsidiary is slated to function as a cutting-edge R&D hub. Within this facility, BLT will curate a team of exceptionally skilled and seasoned additive manufacturing experts. These distinguished professionals will lead R&D endeavors – empowering BLT to provide customized solutions and support tailored to meet the distinctive needs of the company’s clients.

BLT opens new R&D center in Shanghai to drive technological advancements and expand innovation capabilities in additive manufacturing.
Dr. Xue Lei.

BLT marked this auspicious occasion by hosting a tour of the new application center, which was attended by over a hundred participants – comprising customers, industry experts, and government representatives. BLT features three series of metal 3D printers: the S-series (for aerospace, industry, and medical applications), the A-series (for dental and mold applications), and the C-series (for aerospace applications).

During this grand unveiling, BLT showcased the latest product from the A-series, the BLT-A400, a development that significantly augments the company’s AM capabilities. This highly efficient metal 3D printing machine, equipped with optimized correction splicing techniques and an upgraded powder circulation system, is designed to meet the needs of customers who demand high-quality printing results at an economical cost.

BLT opens new R&D center in Shanghai to drive technological advancements and expand innovation capabilities in additive manufacturing.
BLT’s A400.

Dr. Xue Lei, Chairman and General Manager of BLT, highlighted the strategic orientation of the new office. “The strategic focus of this office is revolutionizing additive manufacturing across various industries,” stated Dr. Lei. “With a primary emphasis on electronics, smart devices, industrial machinery, biomedicine, civil drones, commercial aerospace, molds, new energy, and robotics applications, our Shanghai office is poised to drive innovation and deliver cutting-edge solutions to address industry challenges.”

By the end of 2022, BLT had delivered thousands of metal 3D printing systems – to over twenty countries around the world.

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