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RAPID 2013: SLM Solutions goes to Pittsburgh

(PresseBox) (Lübeck, ) SLM Solutions GmbH, a German manufacturer of equipment for Rapid Prototyping participates at RAPID - Additive Manufacturing Solutions, in Pittsburgh's David Lawrence Convention Center on June 10-13. The major Additive Manufacturing Event of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers' (SME). The technology leader in Selective Laser Melting designed with several papers and workshops at the event.

For twenty years RAPID has been North America's event dedicated to the success of additive manufacturing and 3 D imaging users, technology builders and service providers. SLM Solutions brings himself as a sponsor in the event. The company based in Lübeck, with the subsidiary SLM Solutions NA, Inc. in Novi Michigan, will present in the exhibition area, the laser melting system SLM 280 HL. Henner Schöneborn, Member of the Board SLM Solutions, Stefan Ritt, Export Sales & Marketing Director of SLM Solutions will represent together with the American Manager Director James Fendrick the SLM Solutions in Pittburgh.

Spanning four days, RAPID is building an agenda packed with presentations, workshops, competitions and good company. Stefan Ritt will help shape the conference program with the presentation "Metal Additive Manufacturing Goes Bigger and Faster to Meet the Manufacturing Challenges of Tomorrow!" He presents the worldwide development of SLM technologies. He will also present the latest SLM investments, accounts of experiences in research and development.

SLM Solutions works closely in research and development, along with renowned universities and institutes. Henner Schöneborn, Member of the Board SLM Solutions comments: "The common goal is the research and development of efficient and high quality solutions for the production of prototypes and small series and individual series products under the premise to provide customers with the highest possible productivity with flexibility. This approach is supported by the recently concluded cooperation agreement with EADS." Jim Fendrick, American Manager Director, adds: "We also recognize the trend to additive manufacturing systems offering high precision manufacturing solutions for prototypes and small series parts in the U.S. Our systems give companies the chance to optimize their production in a more efficient and independent way."

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The SLM Solutions GmbH, pioneer in the sector of Rapid Manufacturing Systems, is serving customers in the fields of Vacuum Casting, Metal Casting and Selective Laser Melting for more than 50 years. Focused industries are automotive, education, consumer electronics, aerospace and medical.

As a pioneer in this field, SLM Solutions is developing and producing specific and economical solutions for their customers. The company has long time know-how in Rapid Prototyping processes and customer areas. This knowledge was aquired under the previous company setups and names HEK GmbH, MCP HEK Tooling GmbH, MTT Technologies GmbH and finally SLM Solutions GmbH. In 2010 SLM Solutions GmbH was separated from the previous MTT Technologies Group to improve flexibility in enhancing innovative products and solutions for generative system technology as ALM and SLM. Another focus will be on sales and service network to be attended more directly.