ExOne Collaborates with Vacuum Furnace Manufacturer to Offer Complete 3D Printing Solution
NORTH HUNTINGDON, PA, June 18, 2013 – The ExOne Company (NASDAQ: XONE), a global provider of three-dimensional ("3D") printing machines and printed products to industrial customers, has teamed with Ipsen, a designer and manufacturer of industrial vacuum furnaces, to provide customers with a complete 3D printing package. ExOne expects its collaboration with Ipsen to strengthen the level of support offered to customers throughout the entire development and production process. Providing a packaged turn-key solution to our customers enables them to materialize new concepts, designs, prototypes and production parts with virtually unlimited design complexity.
David J. Burns, ExOne’s President and COO, noted, “As our pipeline of opportunities is building we have simplified the purchasing process for 3D printers by offering a complete printer-furnace package. Ipsen is ideal for us to collaborate with given their industrial focus and global presence.”
“As technical experts dedicated to lean manufacturing, Ipsen was chosen due to our industry-wide reputation for custom innovations and forward-thinking research and development focus,” explained Mark Heninger, Ipsen’s Vacuum Product Manager. “We are excited about this collaboration, and the opportunity to pool our knowledge with ExOne to provide a reliable solution for customers.”
ExOne is a global provider of 3D printing machines and printed products to industrial customers. ExOne's business primarily consists of manufacturing and selling 3D printing machines and printing products to specification for its customers using its in‐house 3D printing machines. ExOne offers pre‐production collaboration and prints products through Production Service Centers, which are located in the United States, Germany and Japan. ExOne builds 3D printing machines at its facilities in the United States and Germany. ExOne also supplies the associated products, including consumables and replacement parts, and services, including training and technical support, necessary for purchasers of its machines to print products. For more information, visit www.exone.com.
Ipsen designs and manufactures industrial vacuum furnaces, atmosphere furnaces and supervisory control systems for a wide variety of thermal processing markets including: Aerospace, Commercial Heat Treating, Medical, Energy and Automotive. With production locations in Europe, America and Asia, along with representation in 34 countries, choosing Ipsen means choosing a partner in success. For more information, visit www.IpsenUSA.com.