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Norsk Titanium Expands into the Industrial Application Market in Collaboration with Hittech Group

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Norsk Titanium AS (Norsk Titanium; Euronext: NTI), a global leader in additive manufacturing of aerospace-grade titanium components, announced an expansion of its customer base into the industrial application market sector in collaboration with the Hittech Group, based in Den Haag, Netherlands.

The production of the first industrial component in this development supports a Hittech end customer in the growing semiconductor equipment market. Norsk expects significant near-term investment by manufacturers in the semiconductor market as they seek to modernize their supply chains. This effort represents Norsk’s first step to support these modernization efforts with a faster, more cost efficient and environmentally friendly approach.

Using Norsk’s revolutionary Rapid Plasma Deposition™ (RPD™) process, Norsk engineers have designed a titanium alloy preform that will reduce Hittech’s raw material needs by over 45 percent as compared to legacy wrought product used to fabricate the end component today. Leveraging the RPD™ industrial process enables Norsk to create a near-net-shape design while maintaining the required quality controls and material properties Hittech needs for this critical component. Utilizing nearly the full 90 cm by 60 cm build envelope of Norsk’s proprietary G4B machine, the resulting RPD™ form will weigh nearly 100 kilograms. Delivery of a first test article is expected by year-end with serial production planned to begin in 2022.

“We are delighted to collaborate with Hittech in the transition of the design of this component to RPD™ material,” said Michael Canario, CEO of Norsk. “Hittech has been a strong supporter of our technology, and we are delighted to have reached this phase in our partnership. We look forward to exceeding their affordability targets with a more efficient and cost-effective method of manufacturing titanium.”

“This development marks a significant change in how industrial components will be manufactured with substantial savings in downstream processing time and cost in a sustainable fashion,” added Marco Verloop, Hittech Division Director. “We look forward to investigating how Norsk can further adapt their technology to this application.”

About Norsk Titanium AS

Norsk Titanium AS was founded in 2007 in Norway and has pioneered the use of its patented additive manufacturing process, Rapid Plasma Deposition™ (RPD™). It has been supplying flight qualified structural components since 2017, and today the company operates manufacturing facilities in the State of New York and Norway. The company is distinguished in the aviation industry by its proprietary RPD™ technology that transforms titanium wire into complex components suitable for structural and safety-critical applications. Norsk Titanium is a supplier to commercial aerospace Tier-1 manufacturers and is committed to cost-reducing aerostructures and jet engines for the world’s premier aerospace companies. RPD™ is the world’s first FAA-approved process for manufacturing 3D-printed, structural titanium, delivering substantial lead-time and cost savings for aerospace, defense and commercial customers.

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About Hittech Group

Hittech Group is a first-tier system supplier to the high tech industry. Since our incorporation, we have continuously tightened our processes, continuously modernized and automated our production technologies and deepened our knowledge further and further. Machining and material knowledge is at the heart of the Hittech Group but in the meantime, we have developed into a high-tech company with strong development capabilities, extensive technological and mechatronical knowledge and advanced project management. Our strength is our continuous urge for improvement. Through organic growth and targeted acquisitions, we have grown into a well-established company with distinctive expertise, an annual turnover of about 120 million Euros, with 8 companies based in Europe, Asia and around 650 driven professionals. And we have a great ambition for growth. We want to be of increasing value, both in terms of size and expertise, for our customers: professional OEMs in high-tech sectors. https://hittech.com/

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