Quebec, Canada: Supplier in the Additive Manufacturing (AM) field Arcam announced that its powder manufacturing subsidiary AP&C in Quebec, Canada, today officially inaugurated its facility in Saint-Eustache. The manufacturing plant is planned to have 106 new employees by the end of the year.
A total of $31 million CAD (US$24.4 million) was invested in the plant. With a total production capacity of 750 tons, and eventually 1,250 tons at full capacity, the new plant is poised to meet the growing demand in terms of quality and capacity.
“The need for high end titanium powder is driven by the fast growth and adoption of additive manufacturing. Arcam, AP&C and GE Additive are determined to serve the industry through cost efficient solutions thus converting traditional manufacturing into Additive Manufacturing,” said Magnus René, chief executive officer of Arcam.