For a number of years Prodways, a Groupe Gorgé company, has been developing ceramic 3D printers that allow printing of parts using technical ceramic materials such as zircon, alumina and hydroxyapatite. These applications are mainly found in the electronics, medical, aeronautics and luxury goods markets. The Prodways' ProMaker V6000 ceramic 3D printer has sold more than ten machines in this niche market, which is set to expand.
In order to address new and larger applications, Prodways announces the launch of its new MOVINGLight® V10 ceramic 3D printer. This more compact printer has an enlarged platform and continues to offer the benefits of accuracy and productivity provided by MOVINGLight® technology, at a competitive price. In extending its range of ceramic machines, Prodways is one of the only companies capable of printing using highly viscous materials, with very high ceramic content, and thereby more easily achieving ceramic density in excess of 99%.
Prodways will present this new printer in preview to the Chinese market at the Additive Material Exhibition 2018 at Xi'An, China, from September 6 to 8, 2018. The Chinese market represents the largest ceramics market. On this occasion, Prodways also announces the first two sales of its new MOVINGLight® V10 to two Chinese customers who have already ordered the machine as part of an “Early adopter” program enabling them to test the technology.
Next report: Publication of half-year results on Friday September 14, 2018 before market opening.
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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.
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