February 1, 2022
The Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association (AMGTA), a global trade organization created to promote the environmental benefits of additive manufacturing (AM), announces that five leading AM companies have joined the trade group to advance sustainability in AM, bringing its active membership ranks to 40 members.
Joining the AMGTA as a new founding member is Höganäs, a company devoted to metal powder printing solutions. Höganäs will serve alongside existing founding members Desktop Metal; Divergent Technologies; QC Laboratories; Sintavia; Stratasys; and Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation. These founding members determine the strategic direction of the AMGTA, provide governance oversight and consider future research projects that members may vote to commission.
Joining the AMGTA as new participating members are: Arkema, a leader in performance materials for 3D printing; Flam3D, the independent platform for all stakeholders active in 3D printing and additive manufacturing in Belgium and the Netherlands; Massivit 3D, a leader in high speed, large-scale 3D printing systems; and the UK National Centre for Additive Manufacturing (NCAM), based at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in Coventry, which helps companies shape their AM strategy, develop their AM products and processes, and implement AM into production.
These new participating members will serve alongside existing participating members 3D Metalforge, 3D Systems, 3YOURMIND, 6K, Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing (ACAM), AMEXCI, AMT, BASF 3D Printing Solutions, Danish AM Hub, DyeMansion, EOS, Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology (ILT), GE Additive, HP, Hyperion Metals, Kurtz Ersa, Materialise, National Manufacturing Institute Scotland, NatureWorks, Nexa3D, Rusal America, Siemens Digital Industries Software, SLM Solutions, Stryker, Tekna Advanced Materials, The Barnes Global Advisors, Trane Technologies and TRUMPF.
“I’m delighted to officially welcome aboard Höganäs, our new founding member, as well as each of our new participating member organizations,” says Sherry Handel, executive Director of the AMGTA. “Our esteemed global trade consortium supports our mission and provides a solid foundation as we continue to grow and stradegically invest in environmental sustainability research projects in additive manufacturing.”
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.
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