Renishaw launches AM centre in Canada

Renishaw, continues to develop its network of Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centres with its first North American Centre in Kitchener, Canada. This facility provides a secure development environment where customers can gain knowledge and confidence in using Additive Manufacturing (AM) technologies. The Solutions Centre is staffed with skilled applications engineers and allows customers access to additive manufacturing technology and expertise at a predictable, manageable cost.

AM is a technology set to impact the manufacturing sector in industries as varied as aerospace and automotive, to dental restoration and patient specific cranio-maxillofacial implants for reconstructive surgery.

The Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centre was officially inaugurated on 1st November, 2016. The new facility complements the established advanced manufacturing sector in Canada and will aid the acceleration of the development of industrial additive manufacturing processes, particularly in the medical and aerospace industries. The Centre contains a range of Renishaw technology including the company’s AM250 and AM400 additive manufacturing systems, as well as metrology and finishing equipment.

The Centre complements Renishaw’s existing network of Solutions Centres in the UK, Germany, India and China, with a Centre also being hosted at Renishaw Inc’s new facility in Illinois, USA.