“Adding Optomec’s industry-leading LENS systems to our distributors’ existing lineup of CNC machine tools enhances our end-to-end suite of advanced solutions for precision metal part repair and production,” said Jeff Holtzapple, Business Development Manager, Select Additive Technologies. “Optomec integrates decades of experience in directed energy deposition (DED) into its LENS metal additive manufacturing solutions, resulting in high-quality, affordable metal 3D printing solutions that make complex metal parts easier, more precise, efficient and affordable to produce and repair.”
A division of Morris Group, Inc., Select Additive Technologies brings additive manufacturing solutions to market via the Morris Group, Inc. owned distribution network, which has an established reputation for providing excellent customer service and longtime partnerships with leading brands of machine tools, tooling, accessories and software.
“Having the Optomec LENS product lines represented by Select Machining Technologies is a huge milestone in helping metal additive manufacturing gain deeper penetration into the industrial mainstream,” said Dave Ramahi, Optomec president and CEO. “With more than seventy-five years of manufacturing experience, knowledge and customer support, the distribution network with which they work serves industrial companies from virtually every industry. We could not ask for a better partner to help increase our exposure and reach in the US.”
Select Additive Technologies will represent the full range of Optomec’s LENS systems, which use high-powered lasers to build structures layer by layer directly from powdered metals, alloys, ceramics or composites. LENS systems enable companies to cost-effectively repair, rework and manufacture fully dense, high-performance metal components with excellent mechanical and fatigue properties.