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SLM Solutions in Coventry: Taking Metals from Prototyping to Production

Convention for the next generative additive manufacturing technology

(PresseBox) (Lübeck, ) SLM Solutions, a German manufacturer of equipment for Rapid Prototyping participates at "Next Generative Additive Manufacturing Technology", in the Manufacturing Technology Centre, Coventry, on November 12. The convent will inform a wide industrial audience of varying needs. The technology leader in Selective Laser Melting presents the latest applications and a workshop at the event.

Additive Manufacturing of Metals is one of the fastest growing sectors within the additive manufacturing industry. In this area of usage it spans from Aerospace to Automotive and Medical to Jewellery. In Coventry, on November 12, at Next Generative Additive Manufacturing Technology , SLM Solutions, as a leading system manufacturer will be presenting case studies and the very latest in machine technology which has been designed to support production as well as prototyping. Stefan Ritt, Export Sales & Marketing Director of SLM Solutions will represent the SLM Solutions in Coventry. Stefan Ritt will help shape the conference program with the presentation:" Additive Manufacturing Goes Metal. Recent Technological Developments and Status of the Metal AM-Market and Technology". He presents the worldwide development of SLM technologies. He will also present the latest SLM investments, accounts of experiences in research and development.

The company based in Lübeck, works closely in research and development, along with renowned universities and institutes. And as a partner of EADS Innovation Works, both the SLM systems as well as new materials are constantly being developed to fullfill demands even higher requirements. Stefan Ritt comments: "We also recognize the trend to additive manufacturing systems offering high precision manufacturing solutions for prototypes and small series parts worldwide. Our systems give companies the chance to realize their own specific needs and 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.