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Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Sogeclair and AddUp form a joint venture in the field of additive manufacturing for the Aerospace, Space and Defence industries


Published: 10:15 CEST 20-06-2017 /GlobeNewswire /Source: Sogeclair / : SOG /ISIN: FR0000065864

SOGECLAIR and AddUp form a joint venture

in the field of additive manufacturing  

for the Aerospace, Space and Defence industries



Blagnac, France, June 20, 2017 - SOGECLAIR and AddUp are pleased to announce the creation of PrintSky, a joint venture dedicated to the development of future industrial production projects in the field of additive metal manufacturing for the Aerospace, Space and Defense industries.


PrintSky, based in Toulouse, is 51% owned by SOGECLAIR and 49% by AddUp. It aims to provide its Aerospace, Space and Defense customers with an additive manufacturing technology platform that provides access to design, certification and validation services, prototypes and pre-series manufacturing to demonstrate "proof of concept" so that the customer will have all the required data for series production.


A unique offer with:


  • SOGECLAIR's expertise in designing optimized solutions, adapted to additive technologies, based on approximately 10 years' experience with R & D projects,
  • AddUp's industrial know-how in metallic additive manufacturing technologies through the experience gained by its founders and current shareholders, Fives and Michelin.
  • The pooling of the respective capacities of SOGECLAIR and AddUp to propose high-performance and scalable production ready additive solutions.



To become a key player in the Aeronautics, Space and Defense sectors to design, optimize and produce prototypes in additive manufacturing capable of future industrial production.


The initial target market is European aeronautics, space and defense companies.




Designer of innovative, high added-value solutions and products, SOGECLAIR brings its skills in high-quality engineering and production to cutting-edge sectors: aeronautics, space and transport. Supporting its customers and partners from the design and simulation stages through to the end of the product's lifetime, all along the production chain and for entry into service, the Group counts nearly 1,400 staff working worldwide to offer a high-quality, proximity service to all its customers.

SOGECLAIR is listed on Euronext Paris - Compartment C - Euronext® Family Business index - Code ISIN: FR0000065864 - PEA PME 150

(Reuters SCLR.PA - Bloomberg SOG.FP)

Press contact: Nicolas Corrégé - nicolas.correge@sogeclairaersopace.com



Established in April 2016 thanks to a collaboration agreement signed by Fives and Michelin in September 2015, AddUp has developed a unique competence in metallic additive manufacturing.

The offer in 3D metallic printing extends from the design and supply of machines and systems, to the associated services (parts design, process development, etc.), marketed under the brand name AddUp.

Already recognized as an industrial additive manufacturing supplier through the two founding companies, Fives and Michelin, the AddUp offer is distinguished by its tailored approach adapted to meet specific customer requirements.

Press Contact: Jean-Luc Laval- jean-luc.laval@addupsolutions.com

SOGECLAIR and AddUp announce the creation of PrintSky

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