Würth Additive Group has signed a national agreement with ARBURG Inc., a global manufacturer of injection molding machines for plastics processing, to distribute the company’s patented freeformer additive manufacturing technology throughout the U.S. and Canada.
The agreement expands the suite of 3D printing technology offerings of Würth Additive Group and will serve customers in the general manufacturing, heavy equipment, and transportation with product and material development.
“We are excited to continue to grow our additive strategic supplier portfolio by partnering with ARBURG,” said Dan Hill, CEO for Würth Industry North America. “The formation of our new company, Würth Additive Group, was critical as we continue to deliver and expand on enabling, implementing, and supporting digital supply chain solutions that are dependable and beneficial for our customers to operate and ultimately supply them with process and cost efficiencies.”
Würth Additive Group, a Würth Industry North America company, began providing additive solutions to customers in late 2017 with rapid prototyping and printing production tools. It now offers full digital Kanban solutions by integrating 3D printing technology into existing Würth vendor-managed inventory programs.
The group continues to expand its strategic supplier portfolio and supports customers with a wide range of printers, additive engineering expertise, digital inventory and cloud storage, and materials for industrial applications.
Its digital supply chain strategy includes additive manufacturing/3D printing, digital part files, and inventory assessment software that help customers leverage existing technology and find significant cost savings while reducing operational risk.
“The extensive expertise and high-level portfolio that makes Wurth Additive Group a serious player in the industry also makes them an ideal partner to offer ARBURG’s additive technology,” says Gerry Berberian, National Sales Manager for Additive at ARBURG Inc. “We are excited to work with Wurth Additive to make ARBURG’s game changing APF technology more accessible to a wider community of manufacturers across the nation.”