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  GROUPE GORGE company press release from 04/06/2018

  04/06/2018 - 18:00

Prodways launches the new ProMaker LD-3, compact 3D printer, which will open new segment for professional quality in a compact design


Prodways, a Groupe Gorgé company, partners with W2P to launch a new compact ProMaker LD-3, moving DLP® 3D printer, to help professionals from dental, jewelry, education or prototyping industries by integrating 3D printing through their production processes.

This new ProMaker LD-3, confirms Prodways' drive to offer the professional performance of DLP® technologies in a more compact, multi-functional format at an affordable price, in order to meet the needs of professionals initiating their transition to a digital work stream. In order to adapt to the several markets of dental, jewellery, education or prototyping, the new ProMaker LD-3 3D printer will offer a compact design, in order to fit into all environments with these high performance specifications:

  • Dimensions: 400 x 400 x 545 mm / 15.74 x 15.74 x 21.46 in
  • Print Volume: 64 x 120 x 130 mm / 2.52 x 4.72 x 5.12 in
  • Layer Thickness: 25 – 200 µm/ 0.001 – 0.008 in
  • Pixel size: 50 µm / 0.0020 in
  • Technology: UV-LED DLP® - Wavelength 385 nm
  • Weight: Approx. 20 kg / 44lbs
  • Operating temperature: 18 -28°C/ 64-82°F
  • Power Requirements: 100 -240 V / 50/60 Hz / 80 W

In the first step (early Q3), this new compact professional 3D printer, ProMaker LD-3, will be exclusively available within a full dental package, which delivers the complete high-value services of Prodways: from specific dental materials to Prodways' dental expert support and training. This package (professional 3D printer + materials + premium services and training), will be sold as a monthly subscription at a total cost of ownership below 1,990 euros*.

This new dental package will also include Prodways Materials' high-performance resins, which meet dental industry standards, including:

  • Resins for dental models intended for repair work (crowns, bridges, etc.)
  • Resins for dental models used in thermoforming (dental aligners, retainers, etc.)
  • Burnout resins for stellite casting or fixed crowns (metal or ceramic)
  • CE certified resins for implant guides

Another package dedicated to jewellery will follow before the end of the year and will be extended to the education and prototyping industries in 2019.

This new ProMaker LD-3 compact 3D printer will allow Prodways to address a new segment of professionals looking for high quality 3D printing in a compact footprint. It confirms Prodways' strategy of offering a broad portfolio of 3D printing machines, from large industrial machines to professional compact machines. All these 3D printers are compatibles with Prodways Materials' resins designed for the most demanding applications and meeting the highest standards.

*under Prodways Technologies conditions



Next financial release:

Publication of half year 2018 revenue on Friday 27 July 2018 (before trading).



About Groupe Gorgé

Founded in 1990, Groupe Gorgé is an independent group that specializes in high-tech industries. Today, the Group is active in the fields of security and protection in extreme environments, as well as in the 3D printing sector. In its more than twenty-five year history, Groupe Gorgé has always developed and driven the latest technological and industrial innovations.

Smart Safety Systems:

Developing complete, innovative technological solutions for complex missions in hostile and confined environments.

Protection of High-Risk Installations:

Protecting people and ensuring the active and passive protection of installations for energy markets and industrial and tertiary sectors in France. Ensuring the maintenance of these protection systems.

3D Printing:

Enabling major industry players to find new routes to successful innovation and production processes by providing 3D printers, premium material, software and 3D printed parts.

In 2017, the Group reported revenue of €276.7 million. It is backed by 2,000 employees and operations in over ten countries.

More information available on www.groupe-gorge.com



Groupe Gorgé is listed on Euronext Paris Compartment B.

ISIN code: FR0000062671

Ticker code: GOE



Contact

Groupe Gorgé - Raphaël GORGÉ – CEO & Chairman - Tel.: +33 1 44 77 94 77 - E-mail: contact@groupe-gorge.com

Finance News – Anne-Pauline PETUREAUX – Analysts/Investors Relations - Tel.: +33 1 53 67 36 72 - E-mail: apetureaux@actus.fr

Finance News – Jean-Michel MARMILLON – Press Relations - Tel.: +33 1 53 67 36 73 - E-mail: jmmarmillon@actus.fr



Disclaimer

GROUPE GORGE press releases may contain forward-looking statements regarding GROUPE GORGE's targets. These forward-looking statements reflect GROUPE GORGE's current expectations. Such forward-looking statements and targets depend on known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results, performance or events to differ materially from those anticipated herein. The risks and uncertainties that could affect the Group's future ability to achieve its targets include, in addition to those indicated in the press release: the strength of competition; the development of markets in which the Group operates and notably the 3D printing division; currency fluctuations; obtaining the export authorizations that may be required for certain activities; control of costs and expenses; changes in tax legislation, laws, regulations or their enforcement; our ability to successfully keep pace with technological advances; our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel and key staff; the evolution, interpretation and uniform application and enforcement of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), according to which we prepare our financial statements; manufacturing and supply chain bottlenecks; the performance of our business partners (subcontractors, agents, suppliers, etc.). Some of these risk factors are set forth and detailed in our Document de Référence (Registration Document including the annual financial report filed with the French Autorité des Marchés Financiers), available on our website www.groupe-gorge.com. This list of risks, uncertainties and other factors is not limitative. Other unanticipated, unknown or unforeseeable factors, such as changes in the economic situation or financial markets, could also have a material adverse effect on our targets.

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