Optomec launches Europe, Middle East, and Africa Operations Center in Switzerland


Optomec (Albuquerque, New Mexico), a global supplier of production-grade additive manufacturing systems (AM) for 3D printed metals and 3D printed electronics, recently announced the opening of Optomec GmbH, its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Operations Center in Dübendorf, Switzerland. Optomec GmbH will be located at Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology. As an institution of the ETH Domain, Empa is affiliated with the ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) a world-leading science, technology, engineering and mathematics university.

“Recognised for its leading-edge research in materials science and interdisciplinary technology, Empa is an ideal setting for Optomec to establish its EMEA Operations Center,” said Mike Kardos, VP world wide sales at Optomec. “Our office and demo centre will be staffed with engineers and service technicians as well as the latest equipment to better support our partners and grow our customer base in the region. Also, our partnership with Empa enables Optomec to leverage their extensive network of European partnerships and collaborate on research activities that are well aligned with Optomec’s technology roadmap.”

“The new EMEA office demonstrates Optomec’s commitment to growing our presence and serving our clients in this region,” said Urs Berger, Optomec director of sales for EMEA.  “I’m pleased to play an integral role in this expansion and look forward to the exciting development opportunities this presents for our clients and our industry.”

Caption: (From left) Dave Ramahi and Urs Berger from Optomec; Harald Moder (Merconics), Lars Sommerhäuser and Pierangelo Gröning (Empa) in front of the Coating Competency Center at Empa in Switzerland (photo: Optomec)

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