M. Holland’s 3D printing group is expanding to include new material and delivery partners
NORTHBROOK, Ill .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – M. Holland Company, a leading international distributor of thermoplastic resins and filler materials, has teamed up with three new suppliers of additive manufacturing materials to expand their range of 3D printed products by 50%. The company also announced the addition of M. Holland additive manufacturing materials designed for machining and engineering applications.
“In this period of rapid growth for both the industry and the M. Holland 3D printing team, adding strategic suppliers is a critical part of delivering a wide range of materials to our customers,” said Haleyanne Freedman, market manager, engineering, 3D printing at M. Holland. “It is necessary for our customers to offer a comprehensive range of products in order to receive high quality materials that enable real adoption of 3D printing technologies in their operations.”
M. Holland welcomes the new supply partners Infinite Material Solutions, Kimya from ARMOR and taulman3D to its growing portfolio:
Infinite Material Solutions: M. Holland signed a distribution agreement with Infinite Material Solutions, a material innovation group with the intention of developing processes that are redefining the manufacturing industry. M. Holland now has access to AquaSys® 120, a water-soluble filament that carries parts that are printed with polypropylene (PP) and polyamide (PA). This product is well suited for applications that require complex designs and a low level of post-processing, even at extremely high printing temperatures. This filament offers universal hold with excellent adhesion.
ARMOR’s Kimya: M. Holland is now a North American distributor for ARMOR’s Kimya, a brand of the ARMOR group dedicated to developing custom materials for additive manufacturing. The agreement covers different types of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) with different additives: EC-ABS (electrically conductive), ABS-Kevlar and polyether block amide (PEBA) -S, a flexible and highly printable material. The ABS products offer the ability to conduct electricity through plastic, which can be useful in various electrical applications.
taulman3D: M. Holland now has full access to the entire product range of taulman3D, a manufacturer of high-strength 3D printing materials. These products include nylons, substrates, copolymers, thermoplastic elastomer made from plasticized copolyamide (PCTPE), PETT, medical grade materials and more. The partnership with taulman3D gives M. Holland customers broad access to materials that are suitable for a variety of applications.
M. Holland also announced its new line of materials for 3D printing applications. This portfolio includes premium specialty compounds that offer extremely high value and extremely high performance. The new products include MHC PA6 / 69, MHC PA / TPE Flex, PA6 / 69 MED, PA6 / 6 CNC and MHC Transparent PET. All M. Holland materials for 3D printing are flexible, versatile and easy to print.
The company’s 3D printing business saw a surge in growth over the past year. The group recently moved to a 63,000 square foot facility with 10 manufacturing laboratories and grew their team by over 50% to support the high demand for their services. The addition of these materials and partnerships continues the expansion of the business and gives its customers more options. For more information on these materials and a full list of the M. Holland 3D Printing Group offerings, please visit mholland3d.com.
ABOUT M. HOLLAND
M. Holland is a leading international distributor of thermoplastic resins, providing suppliers with the most strategic go-to-market channels, providing our customers with innovative sourcing and supply chain solutions, and helping people pursue rewarding careers. M. Holland’s 3D printing group offers manufacturers cross-industry knowledge, advice and unbiased advice on applications, materials and devices for additive manufacturing. Since 1950, a deep commitment to personal relationships has been at the core of the company’s heritage, culture and vision. M. Holland is headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois, and has annual sales of over $ 1 billion. The company sells to more than 4,000 customers annually. More information is available at www.mholland.com. Follow M. Holland on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
ABOUT INFINITE MATERIAL SOLUTIONS
Infinite Material Solutions, LLC is an innovation house based in Prescott, Wisconsin, USA that develops unique materials for additive manufacturing. By devoting its resources to solving seemingly unsolvable materials science problems, the company aims to enable new 3D printing applications and functions and thereby disrupt the industry. Visit https://infinitematerialsolutions.com/ for more information.
ABOUT KIMYA AND ARMOR
Kimya is the brand of ARMOR focused on the production of technical and high performance filaments for the additive manufacturing industry. ARMOR specializes in the industrial formulation of inks and the coating of thin layers with thin layers. The group is the global leader in the design and manufacture of thermal transfer ribbons for printing data for variable traceability on labels and flexible packaging. As the European market leader for innovative and sustainable printing services and consumables, the group is a pioneer in the development and production of industrial inks and innovative materials such as organic solar foils, coated collectors for electric batteries and tailor-made filaments for additive manufacturing. With an international presence, ARMOR employs almost 2,000 people in around 20 different countries. Annual sales of € 280 million were achieved in 2019. Every year the group invests almost 30 million euros in industrial equipment and research and development. ARMOR is a responsible company committed to promoting innovation in society. www.armor-group.com.
taulman3D is a leading manufacturer and distributor of advanced thermoplastics for additive manufacturing. Years of research and development go into every material, helping the company provide leading public sector customers with strong, reliable materials for their 3D printing projects. Please visit https://taulman3d.com/index.html for more information.