LYON, FRANCE – 18 January 2018 – Today, CEA, a key player in technological research speeding up innovation for industry, announced plans to reinvent how manufacturers are using 3D printing technology.
The collaboration combines HP’s award-winning Jet Fusion 3D Printing solutions with CEA’s extensive experience in creating solutions to solve manufacturing challenges, particularly in materials and advanced processes. In addition to developing production applications and use-cases for tomorrow, CEA will be working to drive cost savings and efficiency throughout the lifecycle of the part, including in postprocessing. Longer term, the organisation plans to extend its use of HP Jet Fusion 3D printers into materials development, taking advantage of HP’s unique open platform for materials development.
“When looking for a 3D thermoplastic leader to partner with, we were attracted to HP’s disruptive approach to the market, influencing the way people design and manufacture goods,” said Florence Lambert, director, CEA-Liten. “With CEA’s mission to improve the competitiveness of companies through product performance and differentiation, and with HP’s commitment to make the digital transformation of manufacturing a reality, together we are working to prepare companies of all sizes around the world for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.”
“As the manufacturing industry looks to 3D printing for cost-effective solutions to digitalize production, organizations such as CEA are hugely important,” said Emilio Juárez, EMEA Sales Director, 3D Print Business, HP Inc. “A key part of our 3D strategy is innovating together with the most prominent research centres around the world, CEA being a prime example. With the support and collaboration of CEA, HP continues to drive the radical transformation of the 12 trillion-dollar global manufacturing sector.”