DSM announces sale of Additive Manufacturing business

Royal DSM announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its additive manufacturing business, along with the Resins & Functional Materials business, DSM Niaga®, and the coatings activities of DSM Advanced Solar to Covestro AG. The transaction is subject to all regulatory approvals being obtained.  

 Arnilene® AM6002 (P) is a Polypropylene powder optimized for selective laser sintering 3D printing  large batches of engineering grade, tough, complex applications across multiple industries. Food contact approved.

Scuderia AlphaTauri improved F1 car design with Somos® PerFORM Reflect, cutting production time, enhancing testing and increasing speed. 

Let’s Manufacture Tomorrow

The best ingredients create an exceptional dish. But how do you know which ingredient is best for which recipe? There are a lot of options! That’s where we come in. We know materials, applications, people, matchmaking. From strong and rigid to soft and flexible, material for harsh conditions or for optimized design: we’ve got it covered. We - and our ecosystem of partners – are here to help. Together, we match our customers with the best solutions for their needs.

Five reasons to work with DSM

 30 years of experience  in 3D printing

Application knowledge

Experienced material scientists

Large ecosystem of partners

Business models adapted to your needs

Rethink car design and production with PBT for 3D printing.

Somos® WaterShed Black provides a solution to build rigid, tough parts, 50% faster than alternatives, and without the the need for painting. 

Collaboration between Royal HaskoningDHV, CEAD and DSM has delivered the first lightweight 3D printed pedestrian bridge prototype using a glass-filled thermoplastic composite material.

Collaborate to unlock the full potential of 3D printing

Our goal is to unlock the full potential of additive manufacturing and help accelerate the adoption of 3D printing, creating brighter lives for all through sustainable high-performance materials, experienced people with knowledge of applications and 3D printing processes. We can’t do this alone, which is why we’ve developed an ecosystem of partners. Learn more about our current partners and contact us to join the ecosystem.

Sustainability is our core value

We feel strongly about doing well for the world, which is why our company strategy is aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Don’t let investment costs stand in your way

TriCollective, an all-inclusive leasing program, allows you to lease a printer, material and other services to support your application needs. 

How can we help?

Get in touch with our experts to discuss how DSM can help you tap into the full potential of additive manufacturing.

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