Canada Makes is pleased to announce Montreal based AP&C Advanced Powders and Coatings Inc., part of Arcam Group, is joining Canada Makes. AP&C is a world-leading producer of advanced metal powders from titanium and other reactive or high melting point alloys such as nickel superalloys and niobium.
“Canada is fortunate to have a member company like AP&C investing in the future of additive manufacturing, Canada Makes welcomes their expertise,” said Frank Defalco, Manager Canada Makes. “We look forward to working with AP&C in helping to develop Canada’s additive manufacturing sector and keep growing our supply chain.”
AP&C products are designed for additive manufacturing and other powder metallurgy techniques. The high purity and exceptional flowability make their powders reliable and easy to use for additive manufacturing.
This past October AP&C broke ground on a new plant in Boisbriand Quebec specializing in plasma atomized metal powders for Additive Manufacturing. The $31 million investment will create 106 new jobs in the next three years, on top of 85 people currently employed.
Canada Makes expects the worldwide market for advanced powders like titanium to increase exponentially and see opportunity for Canada’s advanced powder makers to become the world leaders in new products and production.
AP&C is the world leader in the production of titanium powder for additive manufacturing. The Company is ISO 9001 and AS 9100 certified and has currently 130 employees. The Company has a production plant in Boisbriand (Canada) and is building a new plant in St-Eustache (Canada).
About Arcam Group
Arcam Group provides cost-efficient Additive Manufacturing solutions for production of metal components. Arcam’s Electron Beam Melting (EBM®) technology offers design freedom combined with excellent material properties and high productivity. Arcam is, through its solution orientation and comprehensive product offering, an innovative partner for advanced manufacturing, primarily for the aerospace and medical industries. Arcam offers EBM systems through Arcam AB in Sweden, powder metals through AP&C in Canada and implant contract manufacturing through DiSanto in the U.S.The company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and the Head Office is located in Mölndal, Sweden.
About Canada Makes
Canada Makes, a Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) initiative, is Canada’s leading network of private, public, academic, and non-profit entities dedicated to promoting the adoption and development of additive manufacturing. Canada Makes is the voice for Canada’s AM sector and is the leading industry collaborative partner in AM and 3DP technology adoption.