NORTH HUNTINGDON, Pa., March 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The ExOne Company (Nasdaq:XONE) ("ExOne" or "the Company"), a global provider of three-dimensional ("3D") printing machines and printed products to industrial customers, announced today that it has appointed Karlebo Gjuteriteknik AB as its sales representative in Scandinavian countries for its 3D printing machines and the 3D printing of parts.
Karlebo, a part of Beijer Tech AB, represents some of the world's leading manufacturers and specializes in machinery for surface treatment, foundry, and steelworks and smelters for companies in the Nordic region. Additionally, Karlebo sells supplies to foundry and steel industries, with a strong position in die casting foundries.
"The Scandinavian region is an important market for ExOne as we continue to move throughout Europe and promote the capabilities and advantages of 3D printing for industrial applications," explained Said Omar, Sales Director of ExOne GmbH. "We are pleased to collaborate with Karlebo, a company that has optimized production at some of the Nordic region's top manufacturers for the past few decades, and has a deep knowledge of the machines and processes associated with the industry."
With Sweden ranked as the ninth largest economy in Europe, the Company believes that the Scandinavian region presents significant and varied opportunities for the application of 3D printing technology and provides meaningful sales potential for its indirect materialization process.
"Karlebo has a long tradition of delivering innovative solutions, and we look forward to continuing that tradition by working with ExOne,"
said Peter Skoog, Managing Director at Karlebo Gjuteriteknik AB. "We believe that ExOne's accomplishments in digital part materialization is a perfect complement to our capabilities in order to bring a significant benefit to Scandinavia customers, in industries eager for 3D printing."
For more information regarding 3D printing applications, visit ExOne's website at www.exone.com.
ExOne is a global provider of 3D printing machines and printed products, materials and other services to industrial customers. ExOne's business primarily consists of manufacturing and selling 3D printing machines and printing products to specification for its customers using its in-house 3D printing machines. ExOne offers pre-production collaboration and print products for customers through its seven production service centers ("PSCs"), which are located in the United States, Germany and Japan. ExOne builds 3D printing machines at its facilities in the United States and Germany. ExOne also supplies the associated materials, including consumables and replacement parts, and other services, including training and technical support, necessary for purchasers of its machines to print products.