Materials firm Lubrizol Corp. has acquired 3D printer Avid Product Development LLC for an undisclosed price.
In an Aug. 4 news release, officials with Lubrizol in Wickliffe, Ohio, said that Loveland, Colo.-based Avid "offers a unique blend" of 3D printing capabilities, including design for additive manufacturing and prototyping. Avid also offers production using powder bed fusion, fused filament fabrication and stereolithography, with expertise in various post-processing technologies.
"Lubrizol continues to invest in opportunities that bring new differentiated solutions to our customers," 3D Printing Solutions General Manager Gert-Jan Nijhuis said in the release. The acquisition of Avid "greatly enhances our ability as a 3D printing solution provider, offering complete product solutions from material development to printing and post processing services, delivering end-use products for our key markets," he added.