Burke E Porter Machinery is a global supplier of advanced mechanical, electrical and software machinery solutions for the automotive, energy, and general industrial sectors. The Memorandum of Understanding puts forward the preliminary intent of the parties to collaborate commercially and technically to develop and promote products related to metal based additive manufacturing, such as Sigma Lab's PrintRite3D. 

President and CEO of Burke E Porter, David DeBoer, commented that his company believes that there is great potential in the field of metal based additive manufacturing. He said that the company is excited about the prospects of combining international footprint of Burke E Porter with Sigma Labs technologies to provide valuable solutions in this developing market space.