Primaeam Solutions inaugurated its new Additive Manufacturing Customer Experience Centre and Innovation and Incubation Centre for Healthcare in Chennai earlier this week. The 10,000 sq. ft. centre, which came at an investment of Rs 20 crore, will allow the company to develop its position as a technology leader in additive manufacturing service bureau with technologies such as Electron Beam Melting (EBM), Selective Laser Sintering (SLM), Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM), Stereolithography (SLA), Multi Jet Fusion (MJF), and Continuous Filament Fabrication with Fiber reinforcement (CFF).
The company’s Innovation & Incubation Centre will provide access to the software and further give a physical shape to the design through the company’s in-house world-class Additive Manufacturing facility.
“Additive manufacturing is already an integral part of worldwide production system today and digitalisation strategy. The opening of our new centre in Chennai will further shorten the development time for the Indian Industries. It will also help improve patient care by giving shape to innovative ideas, wide-ranging design concepts and products from these new designs,” Karthik Rajendiran, Managing Director, Primaeam Solutions said.
Ayushi Bhan, Account Manager, Materialise Medical India, said that the company’s partnership with Primaeam for the incubation centre is an important step in the company’s efforts to expand the access of 3D printing technology to local start-ups, medical device companies, hospital and academic Institutions.
Further, the partnership with SLM Solutions, Germany aims to promote applied research collaboration activities in the areas of indigenous metal powder development and necessary parameter requirements.
“We are excited to have Primaeam as our customer with our trailblazing SLM 280 twin 700w machine which would empower Primaeam in industrializing and growing their 3D Metal printing offerings to both Indian and global markets. We are proud to have Primaeam using our reliable SLM technology to support and to realize AM business cases of their customers, from prototype up to serial production,” Srinivas Shastry, Managing Director, SLM Solutions India said.
S. Pankaj Kumar Bansal, IAS, Chairman & Managing Director, TIDCO, inaugurated the centre in the presence of Dr. S. Christopher, Former Chairman – DRDO, Dr. N. Vivek, MDS, Dean- SRM Dental College and Dr. Rita Christopher, Dean- NIMHANS.