Canadian Metals Manufacturer Samuel to Buy 3D Printer Manufacturer Burloak

Published by , March 10, 2017 1:08 pm

(CanadianManufacturing)  Canada’s Samuel, Son & Co. has signed an agreement to buy Hamilton, Ont. additive manufacturer Burloak Technologies Inc. Samuel manufactures and distributes a wide range of metal products—from steel plate to copper and brass. Burloak currently 3D prints both plastic and metal components for the aerospace and defence industries. Samuel intends to scale-up the operation through its network across North America. “Every indicator is pointing to additive manufacturing and 3D printing being a disruptive technology in many of the industries we supply,” Colin Osborne, president of the company’s Manufacturing division, said in a statement.

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