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Optomec celebrates installation of 500th industrial 3D printer

“We have now surpassed more than $250 million in cumulative sales” - Dave Ramahi, CEO of Optomec

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3D printing company Optomec has achieved an exciting milestone, having sold and shipped its 500th industrial 3D printer. The landmark system was deployed to Optomec client General Electric and has been installed at an unnamed division of the company.

Founded in 1997, Optomec has become one of the key players in the electronics 3D printing segment thanks to its Aerosol Jet technology. The company also has a prominent position in the metal AM sector because of its DED-based LENS 3D printers, which enable the production of dense metal components or can be used for metal part repair.

Optomec 500th 3D printer

Over its twenty-year history, Optomec has shown its commitment to the advancement of AM through its investment of over $50 million to develop its proprietary 3D printing platforms. Today, the company has an extensive product portfolio as well as over 60 patents protecting its additive technologies.

The installation of its 500th system at GE is undoubtedly an exciting moment for the company. GE itself has invested significantly in Optomec’s technologies, with over 20 of its 3D printers installed within various divisions, including aviation, healthcare, power and oil & gas. Other notable Optomec clients include Samsung, Lockheed, Panasonic, SIemens, Honeywell, United Technologies, Northrup, NASA and the U.S. Navy, Army and Air Force.

Of Optomec’s 500 3D printers, over 200 of them are from its LENS 3D printer family and nearly 300 are based on its Aerosol Jet technology. The company’s electronics 3D printing technology is capable of producing high-density 3D semiconductor packaging as well as parts with embedded antennas and sensors, leading to important applications in the medical, consumer electronics and mil-aero sectors.

“We are proud to have delivered our 500th Industrial 3D printer, and appreciate the confidence that our customers have shown in our products as we have now surpassed more than $250 million in cumulative sales.” said Dave Ramahi, CEO of Optomec. “We are seeing increased industrial adoption across target applications in both metals and electronics, which will lead to a continued acceleration in growth.”

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