Burloak Technologies, Oakville, Ontario, Canada, a division of Samuel, Son & Co., Limited, has announced that its 6,040 m2 (65,000 ft2) Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence is now fully operational.
The $104 million facility is said to offer a large range of Additive Manufacturing technologies, including Laser Powder Bed Fusion (L-PBF), Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion (E-PBF), Electron Beam Wire Deposition and Directed Energy Laser Deposition, as well as access to a full range of proven materials and post-production services, including design, engineering, CNC machining, heat treatment and finishing capabilities.
“The approach we are taking in bringing a customer’s application to market is unique in the industry, with the most complete collection of capabilities, equipment and resources all under one roof,” stated Peter Adams, President and Co-founder of Burloak Technologies. “With so many complex decisions and technical considerations, Burloak delivers technology-agnostic solutions to provide customers the fastest, most direct path to success in 3D printing for their project. We start by helping a customer build a business case, collaborating on design and prototyping, and finally, by helping to move to full-scale production.”
Originally conceived as a 4,180 m2 (45,000 ft2) floor plan, the facility has been expanded to include dedicated development, new product introduction and serial production capacity to accommodate the migration of customer projects from concept to full-scale production in a single location.