German 3D printer manufacturer VoxelJet have announced their takeover of UK based Global TCT, a full-service 3D printing company.
Global TCT currently offer 3D printing and 3D scanning services, but also provide reverse engineering and metal finishing to their clients.
Governments throughout Europe are investing in the future that 3D printing will bring, and the UK is no different with several recent announcements to this effect.
“We view the take-over of Global TCT as an important step in expanding our UK business. The combination of Global TCT’s profound market knowledge and the performance of our service centre, which is one of Europe’s largest operations for the on-demand production of sand and plastic moulds, will provide voxeljet with an excellent position in the fast-growing British market.”, said Voxeljet’s COO, Rudolf Franz.
VoxelJet are a manufacturer of industrial 3D printers and also offer 3D printing services for plastic parts and sand molds for casting. Their machines are used by well-known automotive manufacturers as well as companies in the arts and design industries. A range of VoxelJet machines are available from small models to large format machines including the VX4000 shown in the following video: