Bercella and Beamit announce Technological and Commercial partnership
Varano de’ Melegari (PR), April 14, 2020 – BEAMIT and Bercella announce a strategic partnership to ramp-up business and research within the Aviation, Space, and Defense markets.
Born from the same soul, Bercella and Beamit share common interests in the high-end segments of the Aviation, Space and Defence Industries, where they provide turnkey solutions to top OEMs and Tier 1s.
Bercella specializes in advanced Composite Materials, whereas Beamit is the exact counterpart in the Additive Manufacturing industry. Both provide vertically integrated solutions, ranging from materials development and component qualification, to serial manufacturing
Together, they are exploring the potential synergies between these two technologies, and the disruptive structural optimization, with a particular focus on innovative joining methods between AM and CFRP parts.
The main activities will be on R&D projects for which the companies will equally contribute, with a primary focus on Space, Aviation, and Defence applications, together with a shared business development action.
“We are eager to team-up with Beamit and unlock new potentials for structural optimization.” said Massimo Bercella, CEO of Bercella “As Italian companies in a territory of excellences, we embrace every challenge determined to succeed. We always find a way, no matter the hassles. And in such a complex time, our common deep roots in the heart of Emilia Romagna will push us to step up driven by a sense of curiosity towards innovation.”
“In Bercella we found a high-professional partner capable to provide leading expertise in composites design and manufacturing for aerospace applications.” said Michele Antolotti, Beamit General Manager. “Despite the world economic consequences of the actual pandemic situation, joining forces it’s a strategic way to react and to support high-end companies into their ramp-up of new product development.”
This cooperation allows OEM’s and tier one’s to get access to an innovative solutions portfolio by joining AM and CFRP technologies. These vertical integration strategies unlock the possibility to optimize lead-time and cost, further, to leverage the maturity level of this unique value chain combination.
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Bercella is an innovative company leading in the field of composite materials since 20 years. It is specialized in designing, engineering and manufacturing large and demanding structures in Composites or Light Alloys, providing a 360°service, from early design to serial production. Relying on its flexibility and deep understanding of complex technicalities, strong know-how and solid experience, today Bercella serves successfully international clients and markets worldwide. www.bercella.it
BEAMIT SpA is based in Italy, with more than 20 years of experience within metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) and more than 30 AM systems metal dedicated results in one of the major worldwide footprint in AM sector. The company is a highly trusted supplier of advanced metal AM-components to demanding industries like aerospace, automotive, energy and racing – and holds a number of relevant quality certifications, including AS 9100 for aerospace and NADCAP approval (National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program). www.beam-it.eu
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