In this edition of Sliced, the 3D Printing Industry news digest, we cover the latest business developments, partnerships, and acquisitions in the additive manufacturing sector.
Today’s edition features new 3D printing partnerships and business updates, new additive manufacturing materials, and a “world’s first” 3D printed cycling component.
Read on for the most recent updates from Nano Dimension, Nexeo Plastics, Oqton, Mimaki, Metron Additive Manufacturing, and more. Highsun Engineering Plastics’ polyamide Alphamid 3D printing resin. Photo via Highsun Engineering Plastics. New 3D printing partnerships from Nexeo Plastics and Oqton
Beginning this edition of sliced is thermoplastic resin distributor Nexeo Plastics , which has signed an agreement with Highsun Engineering Plastics to distribute the firm’s 3D printing resins throughout the Americas.
Highsun’s resins are suited for mono and multilayer film applications that require thermoformability and chemical and puncture resistance, alongside an improved oxygen and aroma barrier. In particular, the resins are ideal for compounding, extrusion, and blow molding processes.
“Highsun and Nexeo Plastics’ synergistic competencies will create a valuable platform for our accelerated growth in the Americas,” said Stanly Tan, Business General Manager at Highsun Engineering Plastics. “This partnership will see us harnessing the strength of Highsun’s world-leading polyamide polymerization capabilities and Nexeo Plastics’ integrated supply chain and its local network and relationships.” Meanwhile, artificial intelligence (AI) software firm Oqton has entered into a strategic partnership with 3D printer manufacturer Eplus3D to advance the adoption of dental 3D printing. Through the partnership, the companies are seeking to enable dental laboratory professionals to increase their productivity […]