Oerlikon Opens R&D/Production FacilityMay 29, 2019
Oerlikon, a Switzerland-based global provider of surface solutions, equipment, advanced materials and materials processing, inaugurated today its $55-million Innovation Hub & Advanced Component Production facility in Huntersville, NC. The 125,000-sq.-ft. additive manufacturing facility employs about 60 people and includes metal 3D printing.
“We are already working with customers in the aerospace, automotive, energy and medical industries in the US, and we anticipate continued growth in those sectors, as well as in others,” says Dr. Sven Hicken, head of Oerlikon’s additive manufacturing business. “We believe that additive manufacturing can transform production in many industries, and we are excited that our presence here in North Carolina allows us to better demonstrate those possibilities to our customers.”
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