2016年11月18日，德国法兰克福 – 在全球最高端的增材制造展览会Formnext上，华曙高科与德国LSS公司共同宣布：华曙高科收购LSS重大股份并建立强有力的战略合作伙伴关系。通过合作，华曙高科与LSS公司将联合各自在增材制造领域的能力、优势来增强提供给客户的技术及服务方案。
LSS公司CEO Guido Elbrecht先生也补充道：“ LSS从最初的激光烧结设备的服务商已经发展成为一家有着良好声誉的著名的解决方案拓展伙伴。此次华曙高科具有重大意义的投资为LSS在欧洲的加速发展和扩大规模提供了前所未有的机会。”
创始人许小曙先生是世界杰出科学家。他于1986年赴美国攻读博士，获得科罗拉多矿业大学应用数学博士学位。毕业后，先后在美国焊接研究所、Trilogy 、3D打印的发明者3D Systems以及Solid Concepts 等公司担任技术总监，领衔研发了对制造业有革命性影响的“SLS技术”。2009年，许博士回国创办华曙高科，担任董事长、技术研发部总监，一直致力于推动中国3D打印的自主研发和创新。
Farsoon Technologies and LSS (Laser Sintering Service) announced strategic partnership at Formnext 2016.
November 18th, 2016 Frankfurt Messe, at Formnext the premier European show for additive manufacturing FarsoonTechnologies and LSS Laser-Sinter-Service GmbH have announced that they will form a strong partnership with the acquisition of significant LSS shares by Farsoon. By working together Farsoon and LSS will combine the extensive competencies each company has in the additive manufacturing field to strengthen their technology and service solutions.
“I see this as a natural next step for our two companies. Over the past years Farsoon and LSS have fostered a very complimentary relationship. We are very happy to establish with LSS a strong setup for the European market and to seal our partnership which has grown to be more than just business partners”, Dr. Xiaoshu Xu, Chariman of Farsoon Technologies, stated.
“Having started as a service provider for Laser sintering equipment and being now a well-known solution development partner with an excellent reputation, we see with this significant investment and commitment from Farsoon, the chance, to grow LSS faster and expand our activities in Europe”, Guido Elbrecht, CEO of LSS added.
The two companies will now work to further develop their relationship. With LSS becoming Farsoon’s European distributor and service arm as well as Farsoon’s European R&D center.
Farsoon Technologies is a total solution supplier of laser sintering and melting that was founded in 2009 by Dr. Xiaoshu Xu. Farsoon specializes in innovation and invests heavily in the R&D and manufacture of laser sintering equipment for PLS (Plastic Laser Sintering) and MLS (Metal Laser Sintering) as well as materials, rapid prototyping processing services, and laser sintering technical service support. Farsoon’s experienced and innovative technical teams successfully developed China’s first high-end plastic laser sintering machine. At the same time, Farsoon has also developed its own line of nylon materials becoming the world’s sole manufacturer of both laser sintering equipment and materials. Farsoon aims to be a global player in the additive manufacturing field and is actively working to increase its footprint in the industry.
LSS has been operating for more than a decade as an independent, pan-European support and service provider in the field of laser sintering and stereolithography. Besides our support activities LSS delivers state of the art upgrades as well as customized solutions; distributes laser sintering & stereolithography materials and provides application support for any material. Furthermore LSS is supporting an open platform strategy for industrial 3D printers in the fields of PLS (PlasticLaser Sintering) and MLS (Metal Laser Sintering) technology. A strong network of material suppliers enables LSS to develop and deliver solutions which meet or exceed customer application requirements. LSS success is based on a highly motivated and flexibly acting team combined with solid technical experience in additive prototyping and manufacturing equipment.