3D printing company Oerlikon AM and MT Aerospace are partnering to help develop the use of additive manufacturing parts in the aerospace and defense industries.

The two companies plan to focus on improving efficiency and safety at lower cost, as well as incorporating 3D printing into more air and space applications.

‘Through this partnership, we look forward to continuing to lead innovation and digitization trends in the aerospace industry by accelerating and scaling up the process from concept to operational delivery,’ said Professor Michael Suess, chairman of the board of directors of Oerlikon. ‘To advance the application of additive manufacturing, collaboration with key players like MT Aerospace is essential.’

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