ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 10, 2015 — Optomec, a leading global supplier of production grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printed metals and 3D printed electronics, today announced it signed a distribution agreement with Semitronics Sales Ltd. to expand sales of Aerosol Jet systems in the UK and Ireland. Semitronics is a leading supplier of research and production systems to the region’s electronics industry for printed electronics, photovoltaics, microelectronics and MEMS applications.
Optomec Aerosol Jet printers provide high-resolution 3D printing capabilities required to manufacture smaller, lighter-weight, high-performance devices used in industries such as aerospace, defense, consumer electronics and the Internet of Things (IoT). Aerosol Jet technology, which is scalable for high-volume production applications, uses a patented process of aerodynamic focusing to precisely print electronic circuitry and functional components in dimensions ranging from as small as 10 microns to as large as several millimeters in a single pass. Click here for more information.
“We are very happy to partner with Semitronics to expand sales of Aerosol Jet systems in the United Kingdom and Ireland,” said Michael Kardos, Optomec Vice President of Worldwide Sales. “The Semitronics team has an excellent track record of delivering complete manufacturing solutions to the region’s electronics industry, including printing systems, consumables, and post-processing equipment. They’re already off to a great start with sales of two Aerosol Jet systems to a leading Defense and R&D organization during 2015.”
“We are delighted to add Optomec Aerosol Jet printers to our portfolio of solutions,” said Jeremy Davis, Managing Director of Semitronics. "Aerosol Jet printers provide new and exciting capabilities for our customers which will enable them to cost-effectively manufacture smaller and lighter-weight electronic devices."
Optomec is a privately-held, rapidly growing supplier of production grade Additive Manufacturing systems. Optomec patented Aerosol Jet systems for printed electronics and LENS 3D Printers for metal components are used by industry to reduce product cost and improve performance. Together, these unique printing solutions work with the broadest spectrum of functional materials, ranging from electronic inks to structural metals and even biological matter. Optomec has more than 175 marquee customers around the world, targeting production applications in the Electronics, Energy, Life Sciences and Aerospace industries.
LENS is a registered trademark of Sandia National Labs; Aerosol Jet is a registered trademark of Optomec
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