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Gefertec to open its first US manufacturing facility in Virginia

Gefertec’s first US-based facility will initially be based at Danville’s Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (Courtesy IALR)

Gefertec, LLC, the US division of metal Additive
Manufacturing company Gefertec GmbH, Berlin, Germany, is to open its first US
facility in Danville, Virginia, USA. The new manufacturing facility will
initially be based at Danville’s Institute for Advanced Learning and Research
(IALR), before moving to a permanent space in Virginia’s Danville/Pittsylvania
County area in future.

The establishment of the new facility will involve an
investment of $1.9 million, and is receiving support from the Tobacco Region
Revitalization Commission with a $45,000 Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund (TROF)
grant, while the Danville Pittsylvania Regional Industrial Facility Authority
(RIFA) will cover the cost of two years of temporary space at IALR.

“Gefertec is excited to announce the opening of our
Danville – Pittsylvania County location as our first US location for our 3DMP
Additive Manufacturing business,” stated Andrea Clark, President of
Gefertec, LLC. 

Tobias Roehrich, CEO of Gefertec GmbH, added, “This is
in alignment with our long-term commitment to Danville and the Institute for
Advanced Learning and Research and we are excited to expand our business to the
US. Danville has been chosen for its excellent business and community support
and its involvement in the advanced manufacturing sector.”

www.gefertec.de 

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