Dutch 3D printing companies develop as Oceanz acquires Heijcon 3D Options


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Dutch 3D printing companies develop as Oceanz acquires Heijcon 3D Options


Oceanz, a Dutch 3D printing service bureau, has introduced the acquisition of fellow bureau Heijcon 3D Solutions to speed up additive manufacturing within the Netherlands.

“With this acquisition we will higher meet the wants of our prospects,” mentioned Erik van der Garde, CEO of Oceanz.

“Along with skilled 3D printing, we now supply even better potentialities within the subject of design & engineering, extra manufacturing potentialities and a wider alternative of supplies.”

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Contained in the Oceanz 3D printing facility within the Netherlands. Photograph by way of Oceanz.

Oceanz 3D printing 

Headquartered in Ede, Oceanz was established with the purpose of giving companies throughout Europe entry to additive manufacturing applied sciences. Inside the automotive sector, the corporate has aided the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU Eindhoven) within the improvement of Noah the “world’s first circular car.”

Particularly, Oceanz used its proprietary materials Oceanz ECO powder which consists of 100% recycled PA12 materials to create the proof of idea parts for this electrical automobile. The components had been produced on the EOS P 760 system.

Previous to this, Oceanz aided Dutch clothier Maartje Dijkstra within the creation of the ‘Braindrain’ costume, which options 3D printed golden parts that resemble fins.

With the acquisition of Heijcon 3D Options, Oceanz can supply a wider vary of companies, together with engineering , scale mannequin and mannequin constructing.

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Braindrain, an impressed high fashion creation with the assistance of 3D printing. Photograph by way of Maartje Dijkstra.

Heijcon 3D Options

Based in 2009 within the Dutch village of Raalte, Heijcon 3D Options is a part of Heijcon Metal Solutions, a traditional metallic firm that has existed since 1996. This service bureau focuses on a personalization and features a workforce of technicians, designers, and engineers that effectively conceptualise and produce 3D printed fashions.

This bureau has beforehand collaborated with Oceanz on a number of events. Sigrid Goossens, CEO of Heijcon 3D Options, said:

“I’m very happy that we will be a part of Oceanz. The experience of Oceanz and their main function within the subject of 3D printing is an ideal match.”

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Featured picture exhibits the inside of the Oceanz 3D printing facility within the Netherlands. Photograph by way of Oceanz.

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