Oerlikon and GE Additive to Collaborate on AM Technology

Agreement will focus on materials and technology for industrial applications of additive manufacturing.

Oerlikon announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with GE Additive to collaborate on accelerating the industrialization of additive manufacturing.

Under the terms of the five-year agreement, GE Additive and its affiliated companies, including Concept Laser and Arcam AB, will be preferred suppliers of AM machines to Oerlikon, and Oerlikon will become a preferred component manufacturer and materials supplier to GE Additive and its affiliated companies. In addition, the two companies will collaborate on machine and materials R&D.