Optomec, a global leader in production-grade additive manufacturing solutions announced it has signed a partnership agreement with Phillips Federal. The agreement will enable Phillips Federal to resell the Optomec Laser Engineered Net Shaping (LENS) systems to US government facilities. The Optomec LENS family offers a range of additive manufacturing solutions for creating, enhancing and repairing metal components using high-powered lasers to build structures layer by layer from powdered metals, alloys, ceramics or composites.
The agreement enables Phillips to continue to provide manufacturing solutions to maintain the readiness of the military and advance the research and development of new innovations and ideas throughout the government. Additive manufacturing technology will also improve maintenance and repair operations, get equipment operational faster, and improve supply chain capability.