The Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association (AMGTA), a global trade group based in Hollywood, Florida, USA, which aims to promote the environmental benefits of Additive Manufacturing, announced today that a total of twelve AM companies from eight countries have now joined the organisation.
Sintavia, LLC, an AM service provider focussed primarily on the aerospace, defence and space industry, launched the AMGTA at Formnext 2019. Joining Sintavia as co-founders are Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (a Nippon Sanso Holdings Corporation company), which supplies stable industrial gases to a wide variety of industries, and QC Laboratories, Inc., a non-destructive testing laboratory focused on AM components.
Joining as Participating Member companies are AMEXCI AB, Danish AM Hub, EOS, GE Additive, Materialise, the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland, Siemens Digital Industries Software, SLM Solutions Inc., and Stryker.
“I’m delighted to welcome each of these esteemed founding members and participating member companies to the AMGTA,” stated Sherry Handel, executive director of the AMGTA. “Their commitment not only to support the mission of our new trade group, but also their passion for sustainability, well positions the AMGTA to serve as a key industry resource in advancing sustainability in the AM industry.”
The AMGTA is a non-commercial, unaffiliated organisation and is open to any AM user or industry stakeholder that meets certain criteria relating to sustainability of its production or process.