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SLM Solutions presents innovative topics for the aerospace industries

The Additive Aerospace Summit, October 16-18

(PresseBox) (Lübeck, ) SLM Solutions GmbH attend in the summit for high performance aerospace manufacturing in the U.S.. The technology leader in Selective Laser Melting participates at the panel discussion in Los Angeles, California from October 16-18 2013.

At the Must-Attend Business Event for Additive Fabrication Servicing the participants will get the latest developments in performance, modeling, standards and certification of additive materials and products. For the first time, senior representatives from the Department of Defense (DOD), global OEMs, contractors, leading vendors and developers of high-performance additive platforms, materials and software providers, top fabrication shops, national labs and university R&D groups will gather to discuss what they need to drive this emerging industry forward.

SLM Solutions brings himself as a panelist in the event. However, aerospace applications are among the most exacting of all material-engineering industries, and an enormous amount of work is yet to be done. In order to fully integrate additive into the existing supply chain, a number of issues, must be resolved.

Henner Schöneborn, Executive Vice President of SLM Solutions is one of the speaker in the panel discussion “Metal and Advanced Composite Additive Equipment Manufacturers”. To help the aerospace industries meet the challenges of additive manufacturing, the leading researchers and manufacturer are discussing how do additive equipment vendors see the evolution of high performance materials capabilities? And what are they doing to address the concerns of OEMs around standards.

SLM Solutions works closely in research and development, along with renowned universities and institutes. Henner Schöneborn 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”.

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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 previos 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.