BEAMIT’s additive manufacturing production facility, Italy.
BEAMIT’s additive manufacturing production facility, Italy.

Sandvik says that the BEAMIT Group has acquired ZARE, an Italian independent additive manufacturing (AM) service providers.

In July 2019, Sandvik acquired a significant stake in BEAMIT, which supplies metal AM-components to industries such as aerospace, space, automotive and energy.

ZARE can supply a range of metal and polymer printers, as well as CNC machines for post-processing operations, Sandvik said.

According to the companies, the merger of BEAMIT and ZARE has created an company with more than 100 employees based at five facilities, located between Parma and Reggio Emilia in Italy. The new group also has four commercial offices in France, Germany, the UK and Japan.

‘This brings together two leading additive manufacturing service bureaus in Europe, to create one of the largest independent AM service providers – serving the most demanding industries,’ said Kristian Egeberg, president of Sandvik Additive Manufacturing.

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