FOOKE GmbH Becomes and Authorized Integrator for MELD Manufacturing Corporation

Frankfurt, Germany November 8, 2023 – From Formnext 2023, MELD Manufacturing Corporation announced that FOOKE GmbH has become an authorized integrator for MELD’s revolutionary 3D printing for metal technology. This partnership marks a significant step forward in the advancement of metal additive manufacturing and positions FOOKE as a premier provider of MELD’s cutting-edge technology in Europe.

Under this collaboration, FOOKE GmbH will offer a range of machines integrated with the innovative MELD 3D printing for metal technology as part of a complete FOOKE OEM system. This strategic partnership leverages the strengths of both companies, combining FOOKE’s expertise in precision machining and industrial solutions with MELD’s groundbreaking large scale metal 3D printing technology.

Through this partnership, FOOKE GmbH will deliver a seamless and comprehensive solution to its customers, offering the latest in metal additive manufacturing technology. The integration of MELD’s technology into FOOKE’s OEM systems will empower customers in aviation, space, railway, automotive, and shipbuilding to push the boundaries of what is possible in large metal part production.

“Our customers in the space market asked us to integrate this technology into our machines. When we learned about this new process, we saw value for our customers in other industries as well,” stated FOOKE CEO Johannes Fooke.

MELD’s proprietary process offers several advantages over traditional metal 3D printing methods, including:

  1. No Melting: MELD technology avoids the need to melt metal, eliminating the risk of thermal stresses and ensuring superior material properties and minimal distortion.
  2. Wide Material Compatibility: MELD’s technology can be applied to a wide range of commercially available metals, including aluminum, titanium, stainless steel, and more.
  3. Environmentally Friendly: MELD’s process is environmentally friendly, producing minimal waste and reducing energy consumption.

We are thrilled to become an authorized integrator for MELD Manufacturing Corporation,” said Hendrik Fooke, Head of Sales & Business Development at FOOKE GmbH. “This partnership aligns perfectly with our commitment to providing quality solutions to our customers. MELD’s technology will enable us to offer both additive and subtractive capability on our machines, opening doors to previously unattainable possibilities for large scale parts manufactured on site.”

FOOKE representatives can be visited at Formnext 2023 in the MELD booth at Hall 11, Stand B41. For additional information, please contact FOOKE GmbH at sales@fooke.de.

About FOOKE GmbH: FOOKE GmbH is a leading supplier of high-precision 5-axis milling machines and FSW systems for a variety of industries worldwide with an affiliated company in the USA. With a commitment to innovation and quality, FOOKE GmbH helps its customers optimize their manufacturing processes. For more information, visit https://www.fooke-portalfraesmaschinen.de.

About MELD Manufacturing Corporation: MELD Manufacturing Corporation is an American technology company at the forefront of the metal additive manufacturing industry. Its groundbreaking MELD technology allows for the fabrication of metal parts without melting, providing exceptional material properties, precision, and efficiency for a wide variety of applications. For more information, visit https://www.meldmanufacturing.com.