Press Releases

Nexa3D and Henkel jointly commercialize high impact, durable material for medical and athletic device

July 21, 2020  Düsseldorf, Germany

Nexa3D, the maker of ultrafast stereolithography production 3D printers, and Henkel, a leading supplier of high impact functional additive materials, announced today the immediate commercial availability of xMED412, a polypropylene-like material that is ideal for manufacturing a variety of biocompatible devices. Manufactured by Henkel, xMED412 is entirely based on its Loctite MED412 material and is covered by all of its associated clearances, tests and certifications.

Asiga leverages Henkel’s Open Materials Platform to focus on 3D printed production parts

July 3, 2020  Düsseldorf, Germany

Asiga, an industry leading manufacturer of 3D printing equipment, has joined Henkel’s Open Materials Platform to provide the additive manufacturing industry with production-grade 3D printed parts that are both accurate and functional. Working together, the two companies are leveraging their deep experience in chemistry and 3D printing technologies to drive the next level in additive manufacturing production.

Henkel Leverages In-House Capabilities to Expand Additive Manufacturing Services

June 30, 2020  Rocky Hill, CT

Henkel Additive Manufacturing Services leverages Henkel’s sizable existing infrastructure and internal capabilities at strategically located application centers and at its certified plant in Richmond, Missouri, which is already supplying millions of traditionally produced parts to a host of automotive and industrial customers.

Henkel and Origin collaborate to help meet demand for COVID-19 NP swabs

June 12, 2020  Düsseldorf, Germany

In collaboration with Origin, Henkel is leveraging its ability to carry out biocompatibility and robust mechanical testing at its facility in Concord, California, and has provided a range of 3D printable medical photopolymers designed for use on Origin’s material development systems.

Henkel Collaborates with Nexa3D to Further Fuel End-Use Production in Additive Manufacturing

Apr 21, 2020  Rocky Hill, CT

Nexa3D recently joined Henkel’s Open Materials Platform with the goal of expanding the capabilities of its ultrafast production stereolithography technology. Now, as a result of this collaboration, Nexa3D announces the availability of its first solution powered by LOCTITE high performance 3D printing materials.

Henkel and NewPro3D collaborate for unique 3D Printing Solution in the medical sector

Jan 27, 2020 Düsseldorf / Germany

NewPro3D recently joined Henkel’s Open Materials Platform with the goal of providing additive manufacturing solutions at production scale. Working collaboratively, the companies are combining their areas of focus to create next-level solutions for the medical industry. With Henkel’s expertise in materials and NewPro3D’s innovation in 3D printing equipment and software, the companies are enabling new applications in anatomical modeling, prosthetics and more.

Henkel and Fortify join forces to enable high-performance applications in 3D printing

Dec 16, 2019 Düsseldorf / Germany

Henkel and Fortify recently initiated a development agreement which allows both companies to mutually combine their areas of expertise and further drive the potential of additive manufacturing. Henkel has developed custom technology that enables durable, high temperature and high modulus resins. Through collaboration, Henkel has designed several formulations that allow Fortify to achieve new outcomes for industrial customers.

Henkel and Rapid Shape to collaborate for novel 3D printing solutions

Nov 18, 2019 Düsseldorf / Germany

To further drive the mass production of 3D printed functional parts, Henkel is partnering with Rapid Shape, Heimsheim, Germany, a leading provider of high-speed technologies for additive manufacturing. The companies aim to align Henkel´s materials expertise with Rapid Shapes` printer technology and will showcase novel solutions during the upcoming Formnext 2019 trade show in November.

Henkel launches first photoreactive 3D printing material meeting aerospace fire, smoke and toxicity safety standards

Nov 15, 2019 Düsseldorf / Germany

Since the announcement of their collaboration in February 2019, Henkel and Origin have been collaborating to develop new materials by optimizing print processes that extend the current boundaries of additive manufacturing. Henkel has developed an entirely new 3D printable photopolymer material with fire, smoke and toxicity resistance properties for use with Origin One printers.

Henkel and Shapeways to partner for large-scale industrial LOCTITE 3D printing solutions

Nov 13, 2019 Düsseldorf / Germany

Henkel as a global leading provider of advanced 3D printing materials, post processing solutions and services across a broad variety of industry segments and Shapeways, a leading tech platform for product creation through 3D printing, today are announcing a partnership to expand its capabilities for industrial large-scale additive manufacturing.

Henkel LOCTITE expands its additive manufacturing presence at RAPID + TCT 2019

Jun 4, 2019 Düsseldorf / Germany

With the acquisition of Molecule Corp. and recent announcements regarding strategic collaboration with some of the market’s top equipment manufacturers, Henkel has demonstrated its commitment to the 3D printing industry. The momentum continued at RAPID, where the company shared new use cases, displayed new products and unveiled its new open materials platform. In addition, it was recognized as a finalist for the conference’s coveted Innovation Award.

Henkel and EnvisionTEC collaborate to drive the next level of additive manufacturing

May 16, 2019 Düsseldorf / Germany

To further drive the adoption of 3D Printing technologies beyond prototyping to final parts production, Henkel is partnering with EnvisionTEC, Dearborn, MI, a leading global provider of professional-grade 3D printing solutions. The companies will collaborate to align Henkel´s materials expertise with EnvisionTEC´s printer technology. The partners will showcase selected 3D printed parts for the medical and manufacturing sectors during the upcoming Rapid + TCT conference from May 21 to 23.

Henkel acquires US-based 3D printing and industrial inkjet company

May 13, 2019 Düsseldorf / Germany

Henkel today announced the acquisition of Molecule Corp., a privately owned, technology-driven enterprise focused on product innovation in additive manufacturing. Molecule Corp. provides advanced solutions for 3D printing applications – including medical device, aerospace, automotive and a wide variety of consumer goods – as well as industrial inkjet materials, impacting a wide variety of markets.

Henkel offers open materials platform to manufacturers of 3D printers and system providers

May 3, 2019 Düsseldorf / Germany

With the initial launch of its novel differentiated engineering resins at Formnext in November 2018, Henkel has strengthened its offering for industrial additive manufacturing solutions. In addition to its broad post-processing portfolio the leading manufacturer provides an open materials platform to collaborate with manufacturers of 3D printers and system providers to enable the qualification of new materials for different printing technologies.

Henkel and Origin to partner for additive manufacturing at scale

Feb 4, 2019 Düsseldorf / Germany

To further drive the adoption of 3D Printing technologies beyond prototyping to final parts production Henkel has joined Origin´s open materials platform. The companies have signed an agreement to combine Henkel´s materials expertise with Origin´s printer and software know-how. The partnership has already resulted in novel 3D Printing solutions for the medical sector which will be showcased during the upcoming MDM West event.

Henkel to launch new materials and adhesive solutions for 3D Printing

Nov 5, 2018 Düsseldorf / Germany

For the first time ever Henkel will be present at the Formnext in Frankfurt. On this year´s leading trade show for additive manufacturing technologies the company will showcase its growing solution portfolio for end-to-end-processes. Visitors among others can experience the market launch of differentiated new resin platforms as well as the first tailor-made adhesives for post-processing under the well-known Loctite brand.

Henkel to develop new solutions for 3D Printing

Nov 22, 2016 Düsseldorf / Germany

3D Printing is a fast growing technology leveraged by designers across nearly all industries to help enable new designs and accelerate time to market. Henkel Adhesive Technologies has the ambition to leverage its technical expertise in material development and broad application knowledge to bring novel materials with unique properties that enable functional prototyping and additive manufacturing in areas not possible today.