ALSO Further Extends 3D Technology Portfolio

Gustavo Möller-Hergt, CEO of ALSO

3D printing is one of the central growth areas of broadliner ALSO. Technology provider ALSO offers its partners a comprehensive range of products and solutions relating to additive manufacturing. In order to further complete its portfolio the company has signed distribution agreements with the industrial vacuum cleaner manufacturer Delfin, the laundry specialist Girbau and the lifting trolley manufacturer Hovmand. They all provide products "Made for HP". ALSO is thereby extending its range of offerings for the HP Multi Jet Fusion industrial 3D printer that has been part of the portfolio since 2017. IDC says current growth rates for 3D printing technologies are into double digits. The new technology is making increasing headway in production halls, which is why ALSO added HP's Multi Jet Fusion technology to its portfolio back in 2017. To ensure its performance, availability and quality, the technology provider has now signed contracts with several manufacturers for Europe-wide marketing of their products specially designed for the HP 3D printer. They include the Delfin industrial vacuum cleaner, a Girbau staining solution for printed components and a special lifting trolley manufactured by Hovmand.

"3D printing is a strategic growth segment for the ALSO Group", says Gustavo Möller-Hergt, CEO of ALSO. "After signing a Europe-wide partnership with HP in May 2017 for the distribution of its Multi Jet Fusion portfolio we can now extend and complete with new partners Delfin, Girbau and Hovmand our offerings for the use of this successful 3D printer."

The new cooperation agreements enable technology provider ALSO to bundle its increasing expertise in additive manufacturing at the ALSO European Center of Competence for 3D Printing, where resellers and users are offered complete single-source solutions. The products will be available on the flow in the different subsidiaries of the distributors, following their local referencing.