Ricoh Spain has just announced that the company plans to invest no less than one million euros in the creation of its new 3D printing center, which today has been baptized as Ricoh Additive Manufacturing Center which, thanks to the agreement reached with the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, will be located within the facilities that the latter has in the city of Barcelona.
As he commented Felip phenollosa, current director general of the CIM within the Polytechnic University of Catalonia:
This agreement with Ricoh is key to showing, in a 100% industrial and therefore real environment, which are the tools that companies have to incorporate if they want to transform their business model to the new dynamics of Industry 4.0 through 3D printing and digital fabrication in general.
Ricoh will invest almost one million euros in the creation of the Ricoh Additive Manufacturing Center
For its part, for Ramon Martin, current CEO of Ricoh Spain and Portugal:
3D technology is one of the focuses of the Ricoh Group, a key business in our commitment to industrial development. The technological advances that have been made in recent years in this area are revolutionizing all types of sectors and business areas, and the RICOH ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING CENTER will be a benchmark in the immediate future.
Thanks to the creation of this new Ricoh 3D printing center, all interested companies or professionals in the sector will be able to see first-hand a range of comprehensive 3D printing services ranging from consulting to design through manufacturing. and the post-processing of all kinds of parts and projects. The objective of this center is to achieve improve manufacturing processes and expand industry capabilities.