3D Printing FilamentsAcquisitions, Mergers & PartnershipsDistribution

Formfutura to distribute Royal DSM 3D printing materials

Netherlands-based filament supplier Formfutura will distribute production-ready materials made by global science company DSM

Stay up to date with everything that is happening in the wonderful world of AM via our LinkedIn community.

Royal DSM, a global science-based company specializing in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, has engineered a deal that will see 3D printing materials supplier Formfutura distribute its additive manufacturing filaments.

According to DSM, the deal will give manufacturers, OEMs, designers and 3D printing service bureaus access to DSM additive manufacturing filaments for both prototyping and industrial parts production.

DSM, which reports net sales of about €10 billion and employs approximately 23,000 workers, has been involved in stereolithography for 25 years, but also has a portfolio of FFF/FDM filaments and materials for other 3D printing processes. Earlier this year, the company announced multiple additive manufacturing partnerships, including deals with Toyota Motorsport and desktop 3D printing specialist Ultimaker.

At DSM, we believe that partnerships across the additive manufacturing ecosystem are critical to unlock the full potential of this new technology. Our collaboration with FormFutura allows us to extend our global reach, providing customers with easy ordering and support for our high-performance filaments across all regions and markets.Jill Cohen, Global Director Marketing & Sales for DSM Additive Manufacturing

Formfutura DSM
Jill Cohen, Global Director Marketing & Sales for DSM Additive Manufacturing

Building on its market-specific expertise, DSM is currently expanding its additive manufacturing activities into all polymer processing technology platforms. This process will draw on the company’s research in Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), Multi Jet Fusion, Ink Jet and Binder Jet processes.

Netherlands-based Formfutura is a supplier of 3D printing materials, which include various formulations of PLA, ABS and Nylon, as well as application-specific composite and engineering materials.

We are proud of this collaboration with DSM as we see a rapidly growing demand in the FFF 3D printing market for industrial grade and high-performance materials in both industrial and SME sectors,” said Arnold Medenblik, CEO of Formfutura. “The DSM materials are a great addition to our FormFutura product range and through our global network of resellers, these high-performance polymers will now be available to everyone. This new portfolio will also open doors to new markets for both FormFutura and our partners.”

Consumer Products AM 2024

This new market study from VoxelMatters provides an in-depth analysis and forecast of polymer and metal AM in the consumer products industry across the three core segments of the additive manufactu...

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button
Close Popup
Privacy Settings saved!
Privacy Settings

When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. Control your personal Cookie Services here.

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems.

Technical Cookies
In order to use this website we use the following technically required cookies
  • wordpress_test_cookie
  • wordpress_logged_in_
  • wordpress_sec

Decline all Services
Accept all Services


Join our 12,000+ Professional community and get weekly AM industry insights straight to your inbox. Our editor-curated newsletter equips executives, engineers, and end-users with crucial updates, helping you stay ahead.