DSM brings in ‘Ecosystem’ approach for AM activities

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, has announced a new approach for its additive manufacturing (AM) activities.

DSM will initially focus on four market segments in particular: healthcare, transportation, apparel and tools & electronics – all areas on the cutting edge of manufacturing and with strong commitments to AM. The aim is to help customers find exactly the right materials and production systems for their applications.

DSM Additive Manufacturing will have a strong focus on R&D and continuous innovation that will enable it to develop a broader, sustainable solutions portfolio.

Integral to DSM’s future strategy in AM is what the company calls the ‘ecosystem’ approach. Having partnerships and collaboration as part of the foundation of the new organization allows DSM to provide customers with an open and flexible infrastructure.

DSM will be exhibiting at formnext 2017 the company’s market focus in AM on transportation, medical, tools and electronics and apparel.