3D Metal Printing & Additive Manufacturing News

SLM Solutions additive manufacturing innovation and 3D metal printing in the news

Order Values Increase on Selective Laser Melting Systems

In the first half of 2017 the value of incoming orders increased, showing a positive trend toward higher-performance system sales. Read the full article here.


SLM Solutions’ Large Volume Orders

Across the globe, companies place orders for large volumes of SLM Solutions’ additive manufacturing systems. Read the full article here.


SLM Solutions ISO Certifications

SLM Solutions global headquarters and manufacturing facility located in Lübeck, Germany has obtained ISO Certification 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 from TÜV Nord CERT GmbH. Read the full article here.


Dr. Dieter Schwarze Honored with Industry Achievement Award

The society of manufacturing engineers (SME) announced its Additive Manufacturing Community awards at the RAPID + TCT event and honored SLM Solutions’ Dr. Dieter Schwarze, innovator of the selective laser melting process, with its Industry Achievement Award. Read the full article here.


Divergent 3D Enters Strategic Partnership with SLM Solutions Group

Partners to develop 3D metal printing machines that will be incorporated into Divergent’s advanced manufacturing platform for vehicles. Read the full article here.


SLM 280 2.0 Offers Productivity and Quality Updates

The updated version of the top-selling SLM 280 was released at Formnext and includes updates for productivity, quality, convenience, ergonomics and worldwide industrial standardization. Read the full article and see the video here.


Spacecraft Valve Body 3D Printed in Titanium

SLM Solutions announces the completion of a 3D printed titanium aircraft component that measures 12.21” x 8.74 x 8.66” diameter – the largest part to date built in an SLM280HL with dual 400W lasers. Read the full article here.


Selective Laser Melting Going for Gold with Team France in Rio

The French Cycling Federation, in association with Erpro & Sprint and S2A, developed custom handlebars printed on the SLM 280HL for seven of their french athletes competing at the Summer Olympics in Rio. Read the full article and see the video here.


SLM Solutions Outpaces Market in First Half of 2016

With sales up by 85% in the first half of the calendar year and 105% in the second quarter, SLM Solutions Group AG continues to grow at a faster rate than the overall world market, which according to Wohlers Associates put on an average of 32 % between 2013 and 2015. Read the full article here.


Metal Works 

In the midst of a truly bizarre spate of British weather the world’s worst traveler, Group Editor, Daniel O’Connor made his way up to Scotland to see CA Models’ brand-spanking-new SLM Solutions SLM 500HL machine in situ.  Read the full article here.