Renishaw signs an agreement with Falcon

Renishaw, a global manufacturer of metrology systems and metal 3D printing machines, has announced the signing of an agreement with FalconTech Co., Ltd. as a solutions centre partner and distributor for its additive manufacturing (AM) technology in China. FalconTech is a technology and innovation company focusing on the rapid manufacturing of high performance components for aerospace, biomedical, marine, chemical and other engineering applications.

Under the partnership, FalconTech will set up an Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centre in Wuxi using Renishaw’s latest AM systems and supported by Renishaw’s extensive expertise in manufacturing solutions.

In addition, Renishaw will also purchase and promote FalconTech aerospace-grade titanium metal powders to its AM customers in China, and work with FalconTech to develop and optimise these powders for use on current and future ranges of AM machines.

Equipped with Renishaw’s latest AM systems and supported by the knowledge and expertise of engineers, the new Solutions Centre operated by FalconTech offers a fast and accessible way to rapidly deploy this exciting technology in China.