Expleo and Spirit AeroSystems sign strategic agreement. Expleo will provide Spirit with engineering services for major aerospace projects including composites, stress and design, as well as significant end-to-end fuselage experience. In addition, the application of new and innovative ways of working will be central to the agreement, including: the application of rapid concept prototyping in testing emerging aerospace engine technology, exploring the benefits of electrical power in development work for vertical take-off and landing technologies and harnessing automation opportunities in process and design modifications to in-service aircraft.
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Freemelt and Etteplan enter into strategic partnership in 3D printing. As part of the strategic partnership Freemelt and Etteplan are working together to develop and industrialize Freemelt’s next metal 3D printer. Freemelt is specialized in metal 3D printing based on Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion (E-PBF). The new printer will be tailored for an industrial context with technical attributes such as robustness, reliability and productivity. Etteplan’s role in the development project includes delivering project teams in different expertise areas such as software, mechanical, electrical, safety and documentation to speed up the development until release of the new printer. The cooperation will transform into production engineering, product support and application engineering for AM products moving forward.
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