Imaginarium India Pvt Ltd., joins GE Additive as an official sales partner in India to resell the portfolio of metal additive manufacturing machines and metal powders which includes Direct Metal Laser Melting (DMLM) and Electron Beam Melting (EBM) technologies. GE Additive’s range of metal 3D printers offer a range of build sizes, including large-format machines like the X Line 2000R. The products are intended for manufacturers across various industries, including aerospace and defence, medical and dental, automotive, tool & die, and jewellery.
The company will engage with potential customers to demonstrate the different applications in industry-grade prototyping and production with a view to improving the availability of GE Additive’s metal additive manufacturing technology. This helps raise awareness and develop the trust of forward-looking companies to apply in additive manufacturing across their business. To facilitate the use of state-of-the-art metal additive equipment, GE Additive will leverage Imaginarium’s network in the Indian market.
“Companies across India are starting to make good progress in their adoption of Industry 4.0, and with that comes increased interest in additive technologies, including metal 3D printing. We look forward to working with Imaginarium to demonstrate the benefits and disruptive potential that additive offers to Indian companies both large and small,” asserted Czek Haan Tan, General Manager – Sales & Services APAC, GE Additive.
“With the increasing focus on India as a potential manufacturing hub for the world, it is important for the sector to have access to advanced and latest technologies of design, prototyping and production. The Government of India’s upcoming policy for promoting additive manufacturing on an industrial scale will provide a massive boost to the uptake of this technology,” explained Kamlesh Parekh, CEO, Imaginarium India Pvt Ltd. “Metal additive manufacturing technology has the potential to disrupt the industry by catalyzing innovation and enabling the production of indigenous, made-in-India, made-for-the-world products. We, at Imaginarium, are excited to work closely with the GE Additive and bring this technology to the manufacturing sector of India and enable it to become truly Atmanirbhar (self-reliant).”