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Freemelt receives order for Freemelt ONE from first American customer

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Freemelt has received an order for a Freemelt ONE system from a company in the United States of America with an order value close to $0.5 million US. The EB-PBF system will be used for material development for new applications, and it will be delivered during the first quarter in 2022.

“This is the first order for a Freemelt ONE system outside of Europe which is an important milestone for Freemelt. With this order we now enter the North American market which we expect to become an important market for Freemelt,” commented Ulric Ljungblad, CEO and co-founder of Freemelt.

Freemelt is a high-tech growth company whose ground-breaking solution creates new opportunities for rapid growth in additive manufacturing. The Company’s protected technology – which already is available – takes 3D printing to a new level and provides new opportunities for printing products in a cost-effective way and to a consistent and high quality that previously was impossible. By choosing an open-source solution, the conditions are created for strong growth, and the Company looks to expand towards manufacturing markets, moving forward.

Freemelt receives order for Freemelt ONE from first American customer looking to develop materials and applications for EB-PBF

EBM, or EB-PBF, technology is one of the most productive metal 3D printing processes currently available commercially. Unlike most SLM (L-PBF) processes, it enables the production of stacked parts at a higher speed than laser-based processes. Until recently, only Arcam (now GE Additive) offered commercial EBM systems, having established near total dominance of this market segment. Lately a few new companies, like Freemelt, Wayland Additive and JEOL have brought EBM systems to market, which is likely to lead to more widespread adoption of the technology overall.

Just a couple of months ago, Freemelt secured another sale with the Polytechnic University of Turin in Italy, where system will be used for new materials development.



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Davide Sher

Since 2002, Davide has built up extensive experience as a technology journalist, market analyst and consultant for the additive manufacturing industry. Born in Milan, Italy, he spent 12 years in the United States, where he completed his studies at SUNY USB. As a journalist covering the tech and videogame industry for over 10 years, he began covering the AM industry in 2013, first as an international journalist and subsequently as a market analyst, focusing on the additive manufacturing industry and relative vertical markets. In 2016 he co-founded London-based 3dpbm. Today the company publishes the leading news and insights websites 3D Printing Media Network and Replicatore, as well as 3D Printing Business Directory, the largest global directory of companies in the additive manufacturing industry.

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