February 20, 2020

AMFG Announces Strategic Partnership with LEO Lane to Offer Secure Workflow Solutions for Additive Manufacturing

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AMFG, a leading additive manufacturing workflow automation software provider, announced a strategic partnership with LEO Lane, a security and IP protection solution provider for additive manufacturing. The partnership aims to integrate AMFG’s automation software and LEO Lane’s security & IP protection solutions to offer an end-to-end secure workflow management platform for additive manufacturing, including virtual inventories and on-demand production.

Currently, as per the companies, the main concern most in additive manufacturing workflow is the security of data.

According to Keyvan Karimi, CEO of AMFG, “Security and IP protection are two of the main considerations for additive manufacturing today.

He added, “Customers want to be sure that all files and data are secure as they go about managing their AM operations. LEO Lane brings a wealth of experience, credibility and forward-thinking to AM security, and our partnership further enhances AMFG’s holistic approach to managing additive manufacturing workflows.”

Through this strategic alliance, both companies will grow by leveraging each other’s strengths and resources.

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Above: AMFG‘s Workflow automation software for additive manufacturing/Image Credit: AMFG

AMFG stands to enhance its MES system by adding LEO Lane’s best-in-class security solution to its product offering. The important tools like IP protection, real-time tracking of digital assets, enforcing control over consistency, quality and quantity of parts and products as part of a secured workflow management system.

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Above: LEO Lane offers security solutions to enable on-demand, distributed manufacturing/Image Credit: AMFG

While LEO Lane will gain by giving its customers access to AMFG’s end-to-end workflow management solutions, including production scheduling, post-processing scheduling, and file preparation tools.

Speaking on the importance of the partnership Lee-Bath Nelson, LEO Lane’s Co-Founder and VP Business, said, “Securely automating the workflow is a must for serial production with AM. Companies, such as our joint customer with AMFG, need an end-to-end solution to manage their AM process efficiently and securely. The combination of AMFG and LEO Lane provides just such a solution. We’re excited to partner with AMFG and deliver on the areas that matter most for companies: consistency, quality, and quantity.”

The combination of workflow management and file security solutions provides the ideal means for companies to manage their digital inventories and facilitate agile, on-demand production. While details cannot yet be disclosed, the two companies have already acquired their first joint industrial client and are looking forward to working with more in the future.

About AMFG: AMFG provides workflow automation software that enables companies to streamline and manage their end-to-end additive manufacturing workflows. The AMFG vision is to drive autonomous manufacturing through highly connected, AI-driven workflows.

About LEO Lane: LEO Lane empowers industrial corporations to securely manage additive manufacturing. This solution enables corporations to scale production while protecting their IP, securing digital assets and enforcing consistency and control within their manufacturing operations.

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