Imaginarium acquires a strategic stake in Rapid Manufacturing AG

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Imaginarium acquires a strategic stake in Rapid Manufacturing AG
Imaginarium invests in Zurich-based Rapid Manufacturing AG/Source: Imaginarium

Imaginarium, one of India’s leading multi-speciality digital manufacturing businesses serving industries across healthcare, automotive, aerospace, energy and robotics, announced the acquisition of a strategic stake in Rapid Manufacturing AG, Switzerland. Rapid Manufacturing AG, an industry veteran and leader in the additive space, specialises in digital manufacturing catering to the Swiss and European markets across diverse and critical industries.

A key focus of this investment is to drive forward R&D and production across industries, especially in the fields of healthcare, robotics and material sciences, by partnering with Swiss institutions marking a new era of innovation and excellence.

Imaginarium acquires strategic stake in Rapid Manufacturing

This strategic investment will act as a catalyst for Rapid Manufacturing AG to become a European powerhouse, by widening its technology portfolio, backed by world-class talent. Building on each others’strengths: This investment will enable Imaginarium’s European customers to avail shorter lead times with a guarantee of Swiss quality while Rapid Manufacturing AG’s customers can scale production with high precision manufacturing across a wider portfolio of technologies.

“We are excited to work symbiotically with the highly respected and advanced Swiss ecosystem. This collaboration is aimed at fostering an advanced concept-to-creation process flow, and seamless production capabilities, to various sectors like medical devices, aerospace, robotics, lifestyle and various others combining Swiss precision and reliability with Indian innovation, agility and efficiency.”

– Aashay Mehta, MD & Co-Chairman at Imaginarium

Accordin to Alain Stebler, Founder of Rapid Manufacturing AG, “A strategic acquisition by Imaginarium strengthens Rapid Manufacturing AG’s regional presence in Europe and reinforces our commitment to Swiss-quality precision. Together, we offer clients an unmatched manufacturing portfolio that upholds the highest standards of excellence.”

Consolidating a value offering of high-precision technologies, our customers across the globe will enjoy the ease of a streamlined, seamless and highly integrated manufacturing workflow with IP protection at the heart of this system. Our customers and partners will greatly benefit from state-of-the-art in-house operations and a robust supply chain.

Together, Imaginarium and Rapid Manufacturing AG will power a new era of industrialisation and innovation.

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