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EOS signs John Hart ply for metal 3D printer distribution in Australia

Sydney-based machine tool distribution experts John Hart ply is now the Australian distributor of EOS metal 3D printers. For over seven decades John Hart has been providing Australian industry with advanced manufacturing technologies including CNC machine tools, automation and robotics, additive manufacturing systems, CNC lasers, CAD/CAM software and accessories. The company will now be in charge of EOS Australia distribution.

Over the years the company developed strong relationships with the world’s best manufacturing brands including Mazak, Fanuc, EOS, Citizen, Klingelnberg, Zoller, SMW Autoblok, Siebec, hyperMILL, Vericut, and MazaCAM.

“The addition of EOS to our product portfolio marks a milestone moment, not just for John Hart but for the Australian manufacturing technology sector in that this will be the first partnership in Australia of a world-leading additive machine technology company with a leading national Australian machine tool distributor,” John Hart’s General Manager, Machine Tools Mark Dobrich said.

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“It is our belief that the Australian manufacturing industry has worked through the investigation stage of additive technology and is now preparing to enter the evaluation and adoption phases. The timing of this agreement places John Hart at the forefront of this technology and provides us with an opportunity to take a leadership position in the development and adoption of the technology with the Australian manufacturing industry, further enhancing our mantra of providing World Class Solutions.”

Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Germany, Electro-Optical Systems (EOS) is an AM industry leader and a global pioneer and innovator in high-end solutions for additive manufacturing of metals and polymers. Jack Wu, Sales Director for EOS Asia-Pacific, added: “This partnership marks an important step for us in Australia as it will help us to jointly develop this market further towards broader adoption of 3D printing. With learning curves and technology implementation accelerating, customers will be able to tap the full potential of additive manufacturing. This technology will help customers to address their most demanding industry challenges which they cannot solve with conventional technologies and approaches today, as such enabling industry solutions that weren’t thinkable before.”


Davide Sher

Since 2002, I have built up extensive experience as a technology journalist, market analyst and consultant for the additive manufacturing industry. Born in Milan, Italy, I spent 12 years in the United States, where I received my Bachelor of Arts undergraduate degree. As a journalist covering the tech industry - especially the videogame industry - for over 10 years, I began covering the AM industry specifically in 2013, as blogger. In 2016 I co-founded London-based 3D Printing Business Media Ltd. (now 3dpbm) which operates in marketing, editorial, and market analysis & consultancy services for the additive manufacturing industry. 3dpbm publishes 3D Printing Business Directory, the largest global directory of companies related to 3DP, and leading news and insights websites 3D Printing Media Network and Replicatore. I am also a Senior Analyst for leading US-based firm SmarTech Analysis focusing on the additive manufacturing industry and relative vertical markets.

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