CRDM, the UK’s pioneering additive manufacturing centre, has been acquired by 3D Systems.
CRDM, is the UK’s foremost provider of 3D printing, rapid prototyping and tooling services for industry, across sectors including automotive, aerospace, medical and defence, and it employees some 40 employees.
3D Systems says that it intends to immediately integrate CRDM into its global Quickparts Solutions custom parts and manufacturing services.
Ziad Abou, vice president and general manager, Quickparts Solutions, 3D Systems, says “CRDM is a strategic and geographically important addition to our rapidly growing 3D content-to-print services portfolio,” “With a proven track record in advanced manufacturing and rapid tooling, CRDM complements and expands our extensive range of custom parts services”.
3D Systems’ investment will exactly extends the offerings in the UK, and take advance positioning the company at the centre of the fast growing, direct manufacturing opportunity.