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Relaunch of OECHSLER Motion, Inc.

June 16, 2020

OECHSLER Motion, Inc., formerly operating the adidas SpeedFactory near Atlanta, Georgia, will relaunch its facility as a center of competence for additive manufacturing in support of the North American market.

OECHSLER Motion, Inc. is a company of OECHSLER group, which has established itself as a leading producer of industrial and consumer-grade products utilizing additive manufacturing. From an early stage, OECHSLER recognized additive manufacturing technologies as strategically important both for the industry as a whole and as a complement to their own product offerings. Since this time, OECHSLER has built the unique expertise in utilizing this technology on an industrial scale for serial production, and currently operates one of the largest industrial fleets of 3D printers in Germany and in China.

The relaunch of OECHSLER Motion, Inc. will leverage the existing infrastructure and available talent while furthering the company’s vision to offer solutions to a global market from its global footprint. Production is set to begin with Carbon 3D’s groundbreaking DLS technology in Summer 2020. Further printing technologies and a full spectrum of additive solutions will be offered in the near future.

OECHSLER Motion, Inc. is a subsidiary of the OECHSLER Group.

The first company of the OECHSLER Group was founded in Germany in 1864 by Matthias Oechsler. This company, OECHSLER AG, is still operating in Ansbach, Germany and is a recognized leader in the field of plastics technology; it supplies customers worldwide in the automotive, medical, communication, sporting goods and industrial technology sectors. OECHSLER AG also offers services in product development, prototyping, product management, and highly specialized toolmaking.

In 2019, the OECHSLER group exceeded $500 million in revenue and reported a total employee count of 3,300 people (1,400 in Germany and 1,900 abroad) at the German production sites in Ansbach, Ansbach-Brodswinden and Weissenburg, as well as at the Chinese subsidiary OECHSLER Plastic Products (Taicang) Co. Ltd. in Taicang, OECHSLER Romania S.R.L. in Lipova, OECHSLER Mexico S.A. de C.V. in Querétaro, OECHSLER Motion, Inc. in Acworth (USA) and OECHSLER Motion, LLC in Long An (Vietnam).


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