Bossard, a Swiss fastener technology and logistics group has acquired a 30% share in fellow Swiss company Ecoparts, a 3D printing service bureau. The move is the latest in a series of 3D printing deals made by the company in the last few years.
Commenting in relation to the new shares, the company stated, “This bolsters Bossard’s proven expertise in supporting customers from the design phase all the way to the production of complex metal and plastic parts. In addition, Bossard is an innovative partner when it comes to selecting the most suitable 3D printers and associated manufacturing technologies.”
Ecoparts - Years - Experience - Manufacturing - Services
Ecoparts has 9 years experience in additive manufacturing. As a services, it provides a range 3D metal and plastic printing services, using SLM, SLS, FFF, laminated object modelling (LOM) and cold gas spraying.
These technologies enable the company to create tools, prototypes, lightweight components, finished parts and hybrid constructions, which it produces using 8 metal additive machines, including two EOS M270’s, one EOS M280 and five EOS M290’s.
Bossard - % - Stake - Ecoparts - Company
Bossard’s 30% stake in Ecoparts was bought from the company’s two founders who, until now jointly controlled a 50% share between them. The vonRoll infratec-Group, one of Switzerland’s longest-established industrial companies, and maker of...
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