Nanoe and Kimya partner to bring metal and ceramic filaments for AM to North American market

April 7, 2022

Nanoe and Kimya have announced a partnership that will bring Nanoe’s Zetamix filaments for metal and ceramic Additive Manufacturing to the North American market (Courtesy Nanoe/Kimya)
Nanoe and Kimya have announced a partnership that will bring Nanoe’s Zetamix filaments for metal and ceramic Additive Manufacturing to the North American market (Courtesy Nanoe/Kimya)

Nanoe, headquartered in Ballainvilliers, France, and Kimya, an Armor Group company based in Nantes, France, announced a marketing partnership during the opening of AMUG which took place in Chicago on April 3, 2022. The partnership will bring Nanoe’s Zetamix filaments for ceramic and metal Additive Manufacturing to the North American market as part of Nanoe’s aim for international growth.

Founded in 2008, Nanoe specialises in the development and manufacture of innovative ceramic materials for industry. It is a recognised manufacturer of high-performance alumina and zirconia, as well as the world leader in ZTA composite ceramics. Zetamix is a brand of ceramic and metal filaments compatible with machines utilising Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF), a Material Extrusion (MEX) process. These filaments are reportedly able to withstand temperatures of up to 1600°C and are notably used in laboratory applications (specimen holders, crucibles, etc.) and by industrial operators in a variety of fields, such as jewellery and aerospace.

Operating in the North American market since 2019, Kimya provides support to international industrial operators for their Additive Manufacturing projects requiring the production of finished parts, thanks to the design and production of bespoke 3D materials. The company also offers a range of ready-to-use filaments with specific chemical and mechanical properties. Through this partnership, the company is expanding its range with the addition of ceramic and metallic filaments.

“We are delighted to be expanding our distribution channels in strategic regions like North America thanks to our partner Kimya, with which we share a vision and the know-how in technical materials for the production of finished parts,” stated Guillaume de Calan, co-founder of Nanoe. “We are fully confident in its ability to represent our filament range in this market and to help us extend the use of ceramic and metallic Additive Manufacturing on the international stage.”

Pierre-Antoine Pluvinage, Business Development Director at Kimya, commented, “At Kimya, it is our goal to establish a long-term presence in the North American market. Already in 2020, we installed new semi-finished product cutting lines at our Armor USA premises, in order to better serve the specific demands of our American industrial customers. In 2021, North America accounted for 35% of the global 3D printing market, estimated to be worth USD 17 billion. This is why we are determined to establish even stronger local roots, notably by now extending our range of 3D materials with the Zetamix by Nanoe filaments. These hi-tech materials complement our own range, providing solutions for the production of finished parts via Additive Manufacturing.”

www.zetamix.com

www.kimya.fr

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