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DSM partners with Union-Tech and AM Korea delivering innovative additive manufacturing to the area

Elgin IL , US, 04 Dec 2013 18:00 CET

For the past ten years, Somos® Stereolithography Materials by DSM has been working with machine manufacturer Shanghai Union Technology Co., Ltd. to provide an extensive product line of high quality stereolithography products that customers have come to rely upon. Recently, DSM and Shanghai Union Technology have partnered with AM Korea, a distributor of AM equipment in South Korea, to deliver a complete additive manufacturing solution in the region.

Both DSM and Shanghai Union Technology are committed to promoting the technology in the area, including the automotive sector, by delivering superior services.

We are focused at expanding our business in the South Korean area. Partnering with DSM allows us to provide our customers with the quality materials that will help their businesses grow,” said Mr. Jason Ma, VP of Shanghai Union Technology.

Chung-hum Park, CEO of AM Korea, has been working in additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping for over 15 years. With his vast experience in the market, he will bring greater awareness of DSM and Shanghai Union Technology to South Korea, along with more possibilities for technology advancements.

We are excited to bring our product line to this market and grow our business in the region. DSM is thrilled to partner with two companies that are dedicated to innovative solutions where we can make an impact in the world,” says Kelly Hawkinson, Global Marketing Manager Somos Materials Group.

With these three companies pushing the additive manufacturing industry in South Korea, it will create opportunities for groundbreaking innovations for the world.

Shanghai Union Technology Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Union Technology Co., Ltd, also known as Shanghai Union-tech is one of the largest and leading rapid prototyping systems providers in mainland China focused on the continual research and development of cutting edge SL machines. They currently offer multiple SL machines including the RS3500, RS4500, RS6000 and RS8000. Their main focus is on sales to service bureaus and OEMs in the region, as well as application development for rapid prototyping and tooling technology. They continue to experience year on year growth in this market and have currently sold over 100 SL machines. They have also expanded sales of equipment outside mainland China. They currently have partnerships with Somos Materials for SL resins and Materialise for software.

AM Korea Co., Ltd.

Among the additive manufacturing sales companies in Korea, AM Korea Co., Ltd offers outstanding technical service and a sales team in the SLA (stereolithography) field. They have been selling and installing over 40 SL machines in the past 15 years for the automotive, electronics, bio-medical, and footwear industries. Through their relationship with DSM of over 10 years, they have gained much experience and knowledge of Somos materials. They sell AM (Additive Manufacturing) machines along with SW (software), vacuum casting machines, metal casting machines, and laser marking machines.