Braskem, the largest polyolefins producer in the Americas as well as the market leader and pioneer producer of biopolymers on an industrial scale, has announced the acquisition of taulman3D, a leading 3D printing materials manufacturer as well as world’s leading supplier for nylon, recycled PETG, and PET filaments to aerospace, automotive, healthcare, industrial, government, and higher education professionals.
The acquisition of taulman3D is a perfect complement to Braskem’s existing portfolio of filaments, pellets, and powders designed specifically for 3D printing applications (Polyethylene (PE), Polypropylene (PP), Carbon Fiber, Glass Fiber, and Recycled Polymers).
taulman3D – a Trusted 3D Printing Materials Manufacturer
taulman3D, a company founded in 2012, is trusted by tens of thousands of professionals worldwide and offers an extensive portfolio of filaments and polymers designed to address specific and diverse customer applications. taulman3D products are available on six continents through a variety of exceptional distributors. Linton, Indiana houses the headquarters, research and development, production, and distribution facilities of taulman3D.
“Braskem’s acquisition of taulman3D brings a high-quality 3D filament producer with a globally diversified client list and a highly complementary product portfolio. With projections for the 3D printing industry expected to grow from $15 billion today to $78 billion by 2030 – growing at an estimated 20% CAGR – we see enhanced opportunities to serve this rapidly growing demand. Today’s acquisition doubles Braskem’s market share in the additive manufacturing market and further accelerates our growth strategy.”– Jason Vagnozzi, Global Commercial Director of Additive Manufacturing, Braskem
Zach Lichaa, taulman3D President stated, “We’re extremely proud to have built one of the leading 3D printing businesses in the world over the last decade, with private and public sector clients in dozens of countries. Braskem’s significant research and development resources and their world-class production teams will enable us to serve our clients with even greater focus and product innovation as additive manufacturing becomes increasingly engrained in global supply chains.”
taulman3D filament and polymer options include the following:
- Carbon Fiber Alloy Nylon 3D Printer Filament
- Glass Fiber Alloy Nylon 3D Printer Filament
- Alloy 910 3D Printer Filament
- Alloy 910 High Heat 3D Printer Filament
- PCTPE 3D Printer Filament
- TECH-G 3D Printer Filament
- T-Glase 3D Printer Filament
- Bridge Nylon, Nylon 230, Nylon 645 & Nylon 680 (FDA Material)
- PA Cast Plate Nylon 3D Printer Filament
- SAC1060 – Support Material for Nylon
- Guideline 3D Printer Filament (Medical Grade)
- Enviro 100% Recycled PETG 3D Printer Filament
As one of the largest producers of polyolefins in the world, Braskem provides solutions for 3D printing filaments and technologies, such as Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF), Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), and High-speed Pellet Extrusion.
Braskem is committed to bringing new and innovative products to market through its decades of expertise in materials science and product development, its state-of-the-art 3D printing labs, and its strategic partnerships with industry leaders. Braskem’s professionals in product development collaborate with start-ups, universities, equipment manufacturers, converters, compounders, and brand owners to create innovative 3D printing solutions.
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