Desktop Metal announced the company has received a $7.9 million order for binder jet additive manufacturing systems from a major German car maker for the mass production of metal automotive powertrain components at scale.
“We are proud to be working with a number of major, global automotive OEMs to expand their adoption of additive manufacturing for the series production of end-use car components,” said Ric Fulop, Founder and CEO of Desktop Metal. “This milestone order is evidence of the performance and economics that make our binder jetting solutions the most advanced in the world and a testament to our teams who have been working tirelessly to help make the vision of mass production via additive manufacturing a reality.”
Desktop Metal offers the industry’s broadest portfolio of high-throughput additive manufacturing solutions for the mass production of end-use parts, with support for a comprehensive and diverse materials library with more than 250 materials across metals, composites, polymers, ceramics, biocompatible materials, sand, wood, and elastomers. The company has a rapidly growing customer base across industries such as automotive, healthcare and dental, consumer products, aerospace, and more, supported by a team of over 1,350 dedicated employees across the globe.