3D systems receives $15mn metal 3D printing contract from US Army research lab

United States Army | July 15, 2019

3D systems receives $15mn metal 3D printing contract from US Army research lab
Additive manufacturer 3D Systems has announced the receipt of a 15mn dollars contract from a US Army research lab. The Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory has contracted 3D Systems and the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences to create the world’s largest, fastest and most precise metal 3D printer. The work put into the next generation of metal 3D printing technology is said to contribute both to US national security and potentially 3D Systems existing printers, which could integrate the new technology. The Army is increasing readiness by strengthening its relationships and interoperability with business partners, like 3D Systems, who advance warfighter requirements at the best value to the taxpayer, said Dr. Joseph South, ARL's program manager for Science of Additive Manufacturing for Next Generation Munitions.

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