Reflects Company's Role and Expands Market for PrintRite3D®SANTA FE, N.M., April 1, 2015 — (PRNewswire) — Sigma Labs, Inc. (OTCQB: SGLB) ("Sigma Labs" or the "Company"), a leading developer of proprietary In-Process Quality Assurance™ (IPQA®) software for additive manufacturing, today announced that it has become a Silver member of the America Makes consortium.
"I'm pleased to announce that Sigma Labs is now officially a member of America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute," said Mark Cola, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sigma Labs. "Having worked with NAMII members for years, it was appropriate to take this step to further advance our presence in the 3D printing space, as we continue to collaborate with leading companies and organizations in the field. Given our recent awards and the growing awareness of our proprietary PrintRite3D® software, joining NAMII will facilitate broader demonstration of our unique capabilities and help move the industry forward."
Sigma Labs previously announced that it was awarded an America Makes research project for In-Process Quality Assurance™ (IPQA®), with the goal of attaining high-volume AM production of aerospace components. The Company won its first contract under this award, with GE Aviation, earlier in 2015; additional contracts are anticipated from Honeywell Aerospace and Aerojet Rocketdyne, a unit of GenCorp.
About America Makes
America Makes is the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII) based in Youngstown, Ohio, a network of dozens of companies, non-profit organizations, academic institutions and government agencies focused on helping grow U.S. capabilities in additive manufacturing (AM). America Makes is the nation's leading and collaborative partner in AM and 3D printing (3DP) technology research, discovery, creation, and innovation. Structured as a public-private partnership, America Makes is working together to innovate and accelerate AM and 3DP to increase the nation's global manufacturing competitiveness. For more information about America Makes, visit http://americamakes.us.
About Sigma Labs, Inc.
Sigma Labs, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiary B6 Sigma, Inc., develops and engineers advanced, in-process, non-destructive quality inspection systems for metal-based additive manufacturing and also serves as an AM contract manufacturer. For more information please visit www.sigmalabsinc.com.
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