The new facility houses over $25 million worth of advanced manufacturing equipment
Sintavia LLC, one of the global leaders for independent metal AM for the Aerospace & Defense industry, has opened its new 55,000 square foot advanced manufacturing plant in Hollywood, Florida. The grand opening event was attended by more than 150 customers, industry partners, and government officials.
Sintavia’s new facility houses over $25 million of advanced manufacturing equipment including medium and large scale metal printers, EDMs, post-processing machines, wet-booths, and multiple furnaces. Some of the industrial engineering improvements of the building include separate manufacturing rooms segregated by alloy, a large-scale powder management system, an uninterruptable power supply, an inert gas farm, and a final production acceptance quality control room
Expressing his delight at the launch ceremony, Brian Neff, Sintavia’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer said, “This new facility is the first of its kind in North America to offer large-scale AM production coupled with a robust aerospace quality management system. As we grow, it will serve as a template for future vertically-aligned advanced manufacturing facilities around the U.S. and the world.”
From now on, the new plant, will also serve as the company’s headquarters. The new plant is capable of producing tens of thousands of parts representing in more than $100 mn of annual AM revenue.
Sintavia’s growth equity investment partner Sumitomo Corporation also attended the inauguration.
Speaking at the event Mr. Masaki Nakajima, CEO and President of Sumitomo Corporation of Americas said, “Sintavia has again proven itself as a leader in the industrialization of AM production. We are excited to work with the entire Sintavia team in their new facility as they continue to grow.”
The new plant is expected to need more than 130 new jobs for skilled employees and supporting staff.
About Sintavia: Sintavia is the global leader for independent metal AM for the Aerospace & Defense industry. With high-speed printers co-located alongside precision post processing equipment, a full complement of mechanical testing equipment, and a full metallurgical and powder laboratory, Sintavia is able to optimize parameters, serially manufacture, and audit quality parts.