Samuel Manufacturing president Colin Osborne (pictured right) and Peter Adams, president of Burloak Technologies, holding a component produced with Burloak AM capabilities.
Samuel Manufacturing president Colin Osborne (pictured right) and Peter Adams, president of Burloak Technologies, holding a component produced with Burloak AM capabilities.

Samuel Son & Co Limited, which was founded in 1855, has signalled its move into additive manufacturing (AM) with the acquisition of Burloak Technologies, a designer of AM solutions based in Ontario. 

‘We are very excited about this announcement and what it will mean to Samuel and its customers,’ said Colin Osborne, president of Samuel Manufacturing. ‘Every indicator is pointing to additive manufacturing and 3D printing being a disruptive technology in many of the industries we supply.’

Burloak Technologies designs, prototypes and develops production parts for aerospace, defense and commercial high tech companies. According to Samuel, the acquisition will allow the two companies to provide the strongest independent supply chain solution in the North American market.

 ‘I strongly believe this deal will deliver a level of stability and scale to the additive supply chain that both larger manufacturers and specialty players have been waiting for,’ said Peter Adams, president of Burloak Technologies.   

This story uses material from Samuelwith editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.