SLM Solutions NA, Inc., the North American subsidiary of SLM Solutions Group AG, is a leading provider of metal 3D printing technology and powder bed fusion machinery for metal prototypes and manufacturing production.
Our powerful and innovative technologies support an optimal approach for safe, flexible and cost efficient metal part production across the aerospace, automotive, academia, energy and medical industries. SLM systems include the SLM 125, SLM 280, and SLM 500.
Our multi-laser options, bi-directional loader movement, open software control, and closed-loop metal powder handling are defining the industry gold standard for achieving greater build speed, increased operator safety, and production part quality.
Headquartered in Lübeck, Germany, our parent company focuses on the development, assembly and sales of machines and integrated system solutions in the field of Selective Laser Melting®. SLM Solutions currently employs over 300 people in Germany, Singapore and North America.
SLM Solutions Group and its predecessors have a history of innovation.
|2016||Continuing to expand, the North American team moves into a new office with expanded showroom space and a full applications center.|
|2015||SLM Solutions NA installs 30 systems throughout North American and expands from a 3,000-square-foot office to a modern 7,170-square-foot facility and showroom space in Novi, Michigan. Likewise, the recruitment of additional North American staff reaffirms the focus on growing activities in the U.S. market.Development and expansion of the new generation Selective Laser Melting® Systems.|
|2014||SLM Solutions GmbH becomes SLM Solutions Group AG.|
|2013||Launch of SLM®500HL with additional automated powder handling devices.|
|2012||Introduction of the SLM®500HL and quad laser technology.
Establishment of North American subsidiary, SLM Solution NA, Inc.
|2011||Launch of the SLM®125HL and SLM®280HL with hull and core (400W & 1000W) technology and 3D laser technology.|
|2010||MTT Technologies GmbH is renamed into SLM Solutions GmbH. SLM Solutions GmbH continues to expand its position as a technology leader in vacuum casting, metal part casting and additive manufacturing technologies, particularly in SLM® technology.|
|2009||Launch of the new SLM®250HL.|
|2008||Part of the MCP Group becomes MTT Technologies Group to strengthen the approach in Additive Layer Manufacturing.|
|2007||Develop and market introduction of 400W laser technology.|
|2006||Launch of SLM 100 as an entry model. First company to process Aluminum and Titanium.|
|2003||Launch of the first Fiber Laser technology systems with the SLM®250HL.|
|2000||Market introduction of Selective Laser Melting® technology.|
|1998-2000||Fockele & Schwarze (F&S) research partner with SLM Solutions (then known as MCP Group) to develop powder bed fusion Selective Laser Melting® technology for industrial applications.|