HP opens new production-grade Multi Jet Fusion center in China
HP has partnered with Guangdong (Dali) 3D Printing Collaborative Innovation Platform to open a new production-grade 3D printing center in China, the world’s largest manufacturing market.
The new installations of HP Jet Fusion Printing Systems at the Lanwan Intelligence – HP Multi Jet Fusion Technology Mass Manufacturing Center in Foshan, China. Credit: HP Inc.
Operated by Guangdong Lanwan Intelligence Technology, the new Lanwan Intelligence – HP Multi Jet Fusion Technology Mass Manufacturing Center, which opened Saturday, June 16, is located in the town of Dali, Foshan, a major manufacturing hub in Guangdong Province. The center will be powered by 10 HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing systems and will exclusively use HP technology to provide production-grade applications at scale for major auto, consumer goods and motorcycle customers in Foshan as well as for other industries in the Greater Bay Area of Southern China. This is HP’s largest deployment of production-grade 3D printing in Asia Pacific and Japan.
Senior representatives from the national and local governments, businesses and academia attended the Center’s opening ceremony in Foshan. In addition, HP, Guangdong Lanwan Intelligence Technology and the Institute of Foshan, Nanhai Guangdong Technology University signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote the adoption of 3D printing technology in Southern China.
L to R: Yang Haidong, Director of the Institute of Foshan, Nanhai Guangdong Technology University, Stephen Nigro, President of 3D Printing, HP Inc., and Luo Jun, Executive Director of China 3D Printing Technology Industry Alliance and President of Guangdong Lanwan Intelligence Technology. Credit: HP Inc.
“Everything starts with applications – and digital manufacturing innovators are leading the transformation of the $12 trillion manufacturing sector by producing industrial-grade parts across industries on HP Multi Jet Fusion,“ said Stephen Nigro, President of 3D Printing, HP Inc. “We are thrilled that Guangdong (Dali) 3D Printing Collaborative Innovation Platform is deploying HP Multi Jet Fusion technology at factory-scale to drive its business growth and accelerate industry innovation. HP is committed to helping our global digital manufacturing partner community expand and thrive.”
“The demand for 3D-printed production-grade parts will grow exponentially over the next few years as we shift from analog to digital manufacturing,” said Luo Jun, Executive Director of China 3D Printing Technology Industry Alliance and President of Guangdong Lanwan Intelligence Technology. “By deploying HP’s Multi Jet Fusion technology in our new digital manufacturing center in China, we can better – and more quickly – deliver cost-effective and production-grade parts to our customers.”