ALM Acquires Stake in Laser Sintering
In Texas, Advanced Laser
Materials (ALM) LLC of Temple, a supplier of materials for rapid manufacturing,
announced its strategic partnership with Integra of Round Rock, which offers technical
expertise to the laser sintering business. The relationship will enable ALM to transition
from providing prototypes to offering complete manufacturing services. ALM has been
affiliated with laser sintering systems manufacturer EOS, based in Krailling, Germany.
“The strategic partnership between Integra, ALM and EOS will allow complete
custom digital manufacturing solutions for the industry, including integrated platforms,
materials and services,” said Donnie Vanelli, president of ALM. “The
EOS Group will now have complete material and service packages for all laser sintering
platforms in North America, with a strong focus on materials development research
and responsive service.” Under the agreement, ALM will act as majority shareholder,
obtaining 51 percent of Integra’s shares.
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