ASTM Acquires Wohlers AssociatesNovember 15, 2021
Global standards organization ASTM International announced the acquisition of Wohlers Associates, a global intelligence leader in the additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing industry. The announcement coincided with the Standards Forum at Formnext 2021, which serves as the leading tradeshow for AM and next-generation intelligent manufacturing solutions.
As part of the acquisition, ASTM International acquires the Wohlers Report, the premier publication for the AM industry, along with intelligence briefs, specialized reports, training in design for AM, and consulting services.
Moving forward, the Fort Collins, CO, company will do business as Wohlers Associates, powered by ASTM International. Terry Wohlers, the organization’s principal consultant and president, will join ASTM International and serve as head of AM market intelligence. Also, Noah Mostow of Wohlers Associates will become ASTM’s new manager of AM market intelligence and analytics. Both will serve under ASTM’s AM CoE, formed in 2018 as a collaborative partnership among ASTM International and representatives from industry, governments and academia to conduct strategic R&D to advance standards across all aspects of AM technologies.
See also: Wohlers Associates