Forward AM, the brand of BASF 3D Printing Solutions, Heidelberg, Germany, has opened a additive manufacturing (AM) applications technology center (ATC) in Detroit, Michigan in cooperation with Michigan State University (MSU).

With this commitment, Forward AM will contribute with 3D printing materials and engineering expertise, while MSU will bring years of technical expertise, as well as drive to support the next generation of 3D printing services and design solutions.

Forward AM installed more than 20 3D printers of various AM technologies, such as selective laser sintering, photopolymer 3D printing and fused filament fabrication at the ATC.

The cooperation between Forward AM and MSU is complemented with an investment by BASF Corporation in the SuRF space. This investment is strengthening BASF’s strategy in Additive Manufacturing and its pursuit toward more sustainable industrial solutions.

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