Distribution partnership North America
We are happy to announce that we have entered into a strategic agreement with 5N Plus Inc. aimed at jointly serving the growing demand from Additive Manufacturing markets. Under this agreement, 5N Plus becomes the distributor of Metalpine’s portfolio of high-performance metal powders in North America. The primary focus of the collaboration will be in AM related applications including binder jetting, metal injection moulding, powder bed fusion, directed energy deposition and cold spray technologies.
Gerald Poellmann, Chief Executive Officer at Metalpine GmbH commented:
“Metalpine is committed to high-quality metal powders, i.e. for the additive manufacturing markets. With our proprietary and sustainable technology, we aim to produce an outstanding quality of zero porosity metal powders which are highly spherical, and practically free of satellites. Such powder is ideal for technology applications which require good flowability, highest part density and outstanding part properties. Given the complementary market position and portfolio of products between 5N Plus and Metalpine, along with 5N Plus’ track record for success based on quality products and services, I am convinced that we have picked the right partner to serve the growing demand for our high-quality metal powders in the important North American market.”
About Metalpine GmbH
Metalpine is a manufacturer of high-quality metal powders for markets with high quality demands. With its head office and two manufacturing locations in Austria, Metalpine is part of the internationally represented htm-group (Hightech Metal Investment) with locations in Germany, Austria, France, Bahrain, USA and Japan. With a broad product portfolio and an extensive R&D focus, Metalpine aims to work as one-stop-shop for its customers in terms of metal powder supply and technology consulting. Metalpine is part of the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals Initiative and is setting a benchmark for a highly efficient production processes for metal powders, based on a significant reduced environmental impact due to low energy and inert gas consumption.
About 5N Plus Inc.
5N Plus is a leading global producer of engineered materials and specialty chemicals with integrated recycling and refining assets to manage the sustainability of its business model. The Company is headquartered in Montreal, Québec, Canada and operates R&D, manufacturing and commercial centers in several locations in Europe, the Americas and Asia. 5N Plus deploys a range of proprietary and proven technologies to manufacture products which are used as enabling precursors by its customers in a number of advanced electronics, optoelectronics, pharmaceutical, health, renewable energy and industrial applications. Many of the materials produced by 5N Plus are critical for the functionality and performance of the products and systems produced by its customers, many of whom are leaders within their industry.