3D printing service bureau Prototal acquires CA Models

Prototal, a UK-based company that provides 3D printing, injection molding, vacuum casting and aluminum tooling services, has reinforced its manufacturing capabilities in the UK with the acquisition of CA Models, a Scottish 3D printing company.

Prototal has always been recognized as a competent partner in the manufacture of polymer components. With CA Models, the company will now be able to provide metal AM services along with 5-axis CNC machining, CNC turning, EDM wire erosion, CMM inspection, 3D scanning and other types of polymer additive manufacturing such as SLA and SLS, requiring highly intricate model making skills.

We are delighted to join the Prototal Industries family and are excited to contribute our skills and expertise to expand on the wide range of technology the group already has. With our strong experience in metal additive manufacturing and precision CNC machining, Prototal Industries can now offer its customers an even wider range of component manufacturing solutions,” Gregory Campbell, Operations Director of CA Models states.

The acquisition was completed on February 1st and Prototal Industries and CA Models are now working at full speed to secure a smooth and effective integration of the new team. Collectively, CA Models and the Prototal UK team will have an expanded market presence, enabling Prototal to reach a wider audience and serve customers more effectively and efficiently across the United Kingdom, a press release reads.

This strategic move aligns with our vision for growth and innovation and will strengthen our capabilities for production volumes with additive manufacturing. We are confident that the integration of our teams will be successful and further strengthen our position as the preferred production partner in Europe and the UK,” Jan Löfving, CEO, Prototal Industries comments.

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