WEARE Group and TEKNA are announcing an agreement aiming at the creation of a powder manufacturing company for the additive manufacturing market

Paris, le Bourget, June 2017 – TEKNA has entered into an agreement with WEARE Group

WEARE Group continues to structure its integrated offer in the additive manufacturing sector. WEARE Group and TEKNA have decided to join forces to set up in France the means to produce high quality metal powders and thus meet the growing needs of additive manufacturing in the aeronautics and space industries.

These production facilities will benefit from the existing industrial facilities of TEKNA Plasma Europe (a French subsidiary of TEKNA). This agreement will enable WEARE Group to secure the powder supply of its additive manufacturing activities and TEKNA to consolidate its position in the aerospace and space markets.

Luc Dionne, CEO of TEKNA Plasma Systems,

 “This agreement is an important step in TEKNA's growth strategy in the markets of additive manufacturing. TEKNA is proud to team up with WEARE Group, a partner whose dynamism and reputation are widely recognized in the industry.”

 Pascal Farella, CEO of WEARE Group,

“WEARE Group is committed to consolidating its additive manufacturing offerings by partnering with experts such as TEKNA for each components of its value chain”

About WEARE Group

Founded in 2016, WEARE Group is formed by the integration of industrial family companies based in France: Chatal, E.S.P.A.C.E., Comefor, BOUY, Farella and Prismadd. WEARE Group builds competitive solutions tailored to the needs of its customers in the aeronautics, space, defense, energy, transport and medical sectors. Thanks to its fully integrated production process, from materials to sub-assemblies through state-of-the-art conventional technology and additive manufacturing, the group can supply Europe and Asia for both R & D and mass production.

About TEKNA Plasma Systems

TEKNA, a subsidiary of Arendal Fossekompani ASA (AFK: NO), has been conducting research, development and manufacturing of plasma induction systems and metal powders for more than 25 years. Today, TEKNA (headquartered in Canada) is a world-renowned actor for the quality of its products and its ability to respond quickly to the growing demands of its customers.

Press contact

TEKNA Plasma Europe – Rémy Pontone
Tél. +33 6 70 05 97 95
remy.pontone@tekna.com

 

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