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Optomec Partners with Select Additive Technologies

Optomec Partners with Select Additive Technologies – a Division of Morris Group – to Distribute LENS Metal 3D Printing Technology Across the United States

Albuquerque, NM – May 15, 2019: Optomec – a leading global supplier of production-grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printed metals, today announced it has signed an agreement with Select Additive Technologies, a division of the Morris Group, Inc., making the full range of Optomec’s Laser Engineered Net Shaping (LENS) 3D Metal Printing systems accessible through one of the largest CNC machine tool distribution networks in North America.

“Adding Optomec’s industry-leading LENS systems to our distributors’ existing lineup of CNC machine tools enhances our end-to-end suite of advanced solutions for precision metal part repair and production,” said Jeff Holtzapple, Business Development Manager, Select Additive Technologies.  “Optomec integrates decades of experience in directed energy deposition (DED) into its LENS metal additive manufacturing solutions, resulting in high-quality, affordable metal 3D printing solutions that make complex metal parts easier, more precise, efficient and affordable to produce and repair.”

A division of Morris Group, Inc., Select Additive Technologies specializes in the area of additive manufacturing.  The organization brings additive manufacturing solutions to market via the Morris Group, Inc. owned distribution network, which has an established reputation for providing excellent customer service and longtime partnerships with leading brands of machine tools, tooling, accessories and software.

“Having the Optomec LENS product lines represented by Select Machining Technologies is a huge milestone in helping metal additive manufacturing gain deeper penetration into the industrial mainstream,” said Mr. Dave Ramahi, Optomec president and CEO. “With more than seventy-five years of manufacturing experience, knowledge and customer support, the distribution network with which they work serves industrial companies from virtually every industry. We could not ask for a better partner to help increase our exposure and reach in the US. ”

Select Additive Technologies will represent the full range of Optomec’s LENS systems, which use high-powered lasers to build structures layer by layer directly from powdered metals, alloys, ceramics or composites. LENS systems enable companies to cost-effectively repair, rework and manufacture fully dense, high-performance metal components with excellent mechanical and fatigue properties.

For more information on how to reserve a LENS system, contact Select Machining Technologies via email, or visit  Also the LENS 860 will be on display at RAPID-TCT in Detroit (May 21-23) in the Optomec booth (#517).

About Select Additive Technologies

Select Additive Technologies sources and supplies 3D printing solutions for design engineering, prototyping and production applications.  A division of Morris Group, Inc., one of North America’s largest CNC machine tool supply networks, its engineers and product specialists are immersed in the world of precision parts manufacturing and uniquely qualified to help U.S. manufacturers assess and adopt additive technology, a cornerstone of Industry 4.0.

About Optomec Optomec is a privately-held, rapidly growing supplier of Additive Manufacturing systems. Optomec’s patented Aerosol Jet Systems for printed electronics and LENS 3D Printers for metal components are used by industry to reduce product cost and improve performance. Together, these unique printing solutions work with the broadest spectrum of functional materials, ranging from electronic inks to structural metals and even biological matter. Optomec has more than 300 marquee customers around the world, targeting production applications in the electronics, energy, life sciences and aerospace industries. For more information about Optomec, visit

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