Press Release: Calvin Osborne Joins Equispheres to Lead Commercialization of its Metal Powder Technology

OTTAWA, ONTARIO: To lead the next phase of production at its Ottawa manufacturing facility, Equispheres has engaged Calvin Osborne as Chief Operating Officer. Osborne will leverage his technical skills and business acumen to help with the scaling and full commercialization of Equispheres’ metal powder technology to meet growing market demand. “We are entering an exciting …

Press Release: TRUMPF and Equispheres collaborate to qualify high-performance aluminum for additive manufacturing

OTTAWA, ONTARIO: High technology company TRUMPF is working with Equispheres Inc. to qualify its aluminum additive manufacturing powders on TRUMPF 3D printers. Equispheres offers three lines of AlSiMg10 powders optimized for laser powder-bed fusion manufacturing systems. TRUMPF reports positive initial results using Equispheres powders and expects to complete the qualification process early next year. "TRUMPF's …

Press Release: Aconity3D and Equispheres Announce Faster Printing Speeds for Metal Additive Manufacturing

OTTAWA, ONTARIO:  Breakthrough speeds in aluminum part production have been achieved using the Aconity3D 1-kW MIDI system and Equispheres’ aluminum powder, the two companies report. Aconity3D is a manufacturer of custom and precise metal additive manufacturing (AM) printers and Equispheres produces specialized powders with unique attributes specifically designed for AM. Aconity3D has been testing Equispheres …

Press Release: Thomas Bloor Joins Equispheres to Lead Global Business Development

Bloor has spent much of his career bringing new technologies to the global automotive business.   OTTAWA, ONTARIO: Thomas Bloor has joined Equispheres Inc. as head of global business development. With a solid record of introducing new technology to the global manufacturing sector, Bloor will be a key player as Equispheres’ high-performance aluminum powders gain …

Press Release: Wildeboer and Spencer Bring Industry Knowledge to Equispheres’ Board of Directors

Rob Wildeboer, executive chairman of Martinrea International, and Keith Spencer, partner, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, have years of experience with the automotive sector and emerging technologies.   OTTAWA, ONTARIO: Two new members of the Board of Directors for Equispheres Inc. will contribute valuable financial and industry expertise as the company makes inroads into the automotive …

Press Release: Equispheres Selects Aconity3D and Granutools as Equipment Partners for Developing High Performance Metal Powder

$30 Million Fundraising Round Leads to Lab Upgrades for Metal Additive Manufacturing Research and Production   OTTAWA, ONTARIO: Equispheres announced today that they have awarded contracts to both Aconity3D and Granutools as part of the Equispheres’ lab expansion project. Mid last year, Equispheres closed a $30 Million (CDN) fundraising round to help support the lab …

Equispheres Launches Three New Lines of High-Performance Aluminum Powders Plus Advanced Engineering Services

The atomized aluminum alloy powders are designed to provide enhanced strength, increased precision and rapid printing.   OTTAWA, ONTARIO: Equispheres launches a new line of powder products that can be bundled with advanced engineering services to assist customers in achieving optimal results for specialty metal additive manufacturing applications. The three new powders are variations on …

Press Release: Problems in Additive Metal Manufacturing

Nine measurable factors in metal powder feedstock that need the industry’s attention.   OTTAWA, ONTARIO: Equispheres today released a whitepaper detailing results from ongoing studies regarding the importance of feedstock powder properties with respect to additive manufacturing mechanical performance and speed of production. “The Additive Manufacturing industry has long understood that certain bulk characteristics of …

Press Release: Leading Analyst Firm Predicts 36% Annual Increase In Aluminum Powder Requirements For AM Market By 2023

The industry analyst states novel metal powder producers, like Equispheres, are positioned to meet demand.   OTTAWA, ONTARIO: A new Technology Spotlight recently produced by industry analyst IDC and sponsored by Equispheres dissects and examines trends, technologies, and challenges related to the metal AM market. The resulting paper predicts the demand for aluminum powder in …