M. Holland signs agreement to distribute BASF’s trusted line of materials for industrial manufacturing 3D printing applications
NORTHBROOK, Ill. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — November 15, 2018 — M. Holland Company, a leading distributor of thermoplastic resins, announced today it signed a distribution agreement with Innofil3D, part of the BASF 3D Printing Solutions Group. The new agreement, which is the latest in a series of M. Holland 3D material distribution partnerships, will give the company’s industrial manufacturing clients access to the expanding BASF 3D product portfolio.
BASF offers a robust R&D program that drives innovative 3D printing solutions to address unmet needs in 3D printing and offers high-performance solutions at an accessible cost. M. Holland’s 3D printing guidance and expertise combined with BASF’s 3D printing solutions provide M. Holland clients with a deep reservoir of additive manufacturing application best practices, equipment, and materials designed to help businesses realize the value of 3D printing.
“M. Holland strives to deliver the most up-to-date developments and advice on 3D printing applications to help clients generate a maximum ROI in their additive manufacturing efforts, and our agreement with BASF is a significant boost in these efforts,” said Haleyanne Freedman, M. Holland’s global 3D printing and additive manufacturing engineering specialist. “We’re excited to partner with a trusted brand like BASF to offer some of the highest quality material in the additive manufacturing market today.”
BASF 3D Printing Solutions’ Sales Manager, Roger Sijlbing, added, “Our agreement with M. Holland provides us a great opportunity to build on our knowledge of automotive, aerospace, and consumer goods 3D printing solutions in the U.S. With our newly expanded 3D printing application technology center we hope to provide M. Holland clients with innovative solutions to incorporate 3D printing practices in new, profitable ways.”
This is the third 3D printing partnership M. Holland has entered into this year. The company recently announced a distribution agreement with 3DXTECH, adding 24 engineering materials to its portfolio. In May of this year, Owens Corning named M. Holland the Master Distributor for its XSTRAND™ line of fiberglass-reinforced products. M. Holland is also continuing to invest in new 3D printing capabilities at its research and development center in Easton, Pennsylvania, as well as its dedicated 3D Printing Lab at its Northbrook, Illinois, headquarters.
At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The more than 115,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of €64.5 billion in 2017. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (BAS). Further information at www.basf.com.
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