Apr 4, 2019 | By Thomas
German conglomerate thyssenkrupp will build an Additive Manufacturing TechCenter Hub in Singapore in 2019. The announcement was made at the Hannover Messe trade show on Wednesday (April 3).
The future Singapore Additive Manufacturing TechCenter Hub, which the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) supports, will serve as the regional hub for the company’s Mulheim TechCenter. The center aims to unlock the potential of additive manufacturing for customers in Singapore and across Asia Pacific. thyssenkrupp first launched a dedicated TechCenter for additive manufacturing in Mulheim an der Ruhr, Germany in 2017, with capabilities to deliver the full spectrum of the additive manufacturing value chain.
Dr. Donatus Kaufmann, member of the executive board of thyssenkrupp AG, commented, “Establishing a hub in Singapore now reflects our commitment to bring our transformative innovations closer to the Asia Pacific region to meet our customers’ needs.”
(From left) Mr Laurence Bay, Singapore Ambassador to Germany, Dr Koh Poh Koon, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry, Dr Donatus Kaufmann, Board Member of Thyssenkrupp AG and Mr Lim Kok Kiang, Assistant MD, EDB, at the Hannover Messe trade show.PHOTO: THYSSENKRUPP ASIA PACIFIC
thyssenkrupp’s TechCenter Hub in Singapore, together with the existing TechCenter in Germany, will focus on innovations around additive manufacturing solutions in metal and plastic technologies for customers in automotive, capital goods, chemical, mining and other heavy industries.
It will provide a complete range of additive manufacturing services from part identification diagnostics, project delivery to training and capability building. The TechCenter Hub will also host additive manufacturing engineers who will work together with their colleagues in Germany to develop various products and solutions which leverage this innovation.
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