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Prototal Industries acquires CA Models

Strategic acquisition set to strengthen market position in the UK

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Prototal Industries, one of Europe’s largest providers of additive manufacturing, injection molding, vacuum casting, and aluminum tooling, continues its expansion by acquiring CA Models, an additive manufacturing specialist based in Stirling, Scotland. The acquisition reinforces Prototal Industries’ market position in the UK, adds metal additive manufacturing to the group offering and further enhances its general capabilities in delivering innovative manufacturing solutions. Previous acquisition by the company originating in Sweden include the plastic 3D printing service business of 3T Additive Manufacturing, also in the UK, and Prosilas in Italy.

Prototal Industries acquires CA Models for a strategic acquisition that is set to strengthen its market position in UK
Jan Löfving, CEO, Prototal Industries.

“We are thrilled to welcome CA Models into Prototal Industries. This strategic move aligns with our vision for growth and innovation and will strengthen our capabilities for production volumes with additive manufacturing. We are confident that the integration of our teams will be successful and further strengthen our position as the preferred production partner in Europe and the UK”, said Jan Löfving, CEO, Prototal Industries.

The acquisition of CA Models brings complementary strengths, expertise, and capabilities to Prototal Industries. It enables the group to offer a broader range of services and solutions, including metal additive manufacturing, 5-axis CNC machining, CNC turning, EDM wire erosion, CMM inspection, 3D scanning and a vast range of polymer additive manufacturing such as SLA and SLS, requiring highly intricate model making skills.

Prototal Industries acquires CA Models for a strategic acquisition that is set to strengthen its market position in UK

Prototal Industries acquires CA Models for a strategic acquisition that is set to strengthen its market position in UK
Gregory Campbell, Operations Director of CA Models.

The acquisition of CA Models marks a significant milestone in Prototal Industries’ growth strategy, demonstrating its commitment to expanding its presence and offerings to the manufacturing industry in the UK. The addition of CA Models to the group also adds important expert competence and capacity to the already established Prototal UK operations, located in Newbury, England.

“We are delighted to join the Prototal Industries family and are excited to contribute our skills and expertise to expand on the wide range of technology the group already has. With our strong experience in metal additive manufacturing and precision CNC machining, Prototal Industries can now offer its customers an even wider range of component manufacturing solutions” said Gregory Campbell, Operations Director of CA Models.

The acquisition was completed on February 1st and Prototal Industries and CA Models are now working at full speed to secure a smooth and effective integration of the new team. Collectively, CA Models and the Prototal UK team will have an expanded market presence, enabling Prototal to reach a wider audience and serve customers more effectively and efficiently across the United Kingdom.

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Davide Sher

Since 2002, Davide has built up extensive experience as a technology journalist, market analyst and consultant for the additive manufacturing industry. Born in Milan, Italy, he spent 12 years in the United States, where he completed his studies at SUNY USB. As a journalist covering the tech and videogame industry for over 10 years, he began covering the AM industry in 2013, first as an international journalist and subsequently as a market analyst, focusing on the additive manufacturing industry and relative vertical markets. In 2016 he co-founded London-based VoxelMatters. Today the company publishes the leading news and insights websites VoxelMatters.com and Replicatore.it, as well as VoxelMatters Directory, the largest global directory of companies in the additive manufacturing industry.

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