Melbourne, Australia, 31 Nov, 2018: Australian metal additive manufacturing company Titomic Limited (ASX:TTT) (“Titomic” or “Company”) welcomed The Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria (“The Governor”) and Mr. Anthony Howard QC (“Mr Howard”) to the world’s first Titomic Kinetic Fusion R&D Production Centre to witness a live demonstration of the world’s largest & fastest metal 3D printer.
Following the announcement of the $2.6 million IMCRC research project to develop Titomic Kinetic FusionTM (TKF) standards in collaboration with CSIRO and RMIT to validate additively manufactured structural components for the aerospace industry, The Governor and Mr Howard heard from Titomic Managing Director Jeff Lang as to why this patented additive manufacturing process, codeveloped with CSIRO, is a transformational technology at a global scale, contributing to the Victorian economy.
The visit comes as Titomic continues to accrue and establish STEM capabilities to develop a self-reliant R&D Production Centre, including in-house robotics programmers and engineers. The development of these positions is aligned with The Governor’s interest in the development of Victoria’s STEM capabilities.
Through science and technology, the Titomic R&D Production Centre will utilise Victorian innovation, and technology to allow Titomic to help revolutionise the way products are designed and manufactured in the global industry.
Titomic’s Managing Director, Jeff Lang stated:
“Titomic’s is taking a Victorian-born technology from a research project to become the global leader in industrial scale additive manufacturing. This will enhance the state’s economic competitiveness and Australia’s sovereign capability to promote innovation in material science utilising Australian resources and ingenuity.”