Sciaky, Inc., Leading Provider of Large-scale EB Welding Systems and Additive Manufacturing Solutions, Enters Partnership with EVOBEAM GmbH, Leading Provider of Small-scale, High-volume EB Welding Systems
Agreement between Sciaky and EVOBEAM offers manufacturers a wide range of EB welding options to meet nearly any requirement, from rapid production of small parts to building high-value, large-scale components
CHICAGO, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI) and leading provider of additive manufacturing solutions, announced today that it has entered into a business partnership with EVOBEAM GmbH of Mainz, Germany to further expand its electron beam (EB) welding product portfolio.
Sciaky specializes in large vacuum chamber EB welding systems with state-of-the-art internal moving guns. These systems utilize low voltage and high power, and are ideally suited for large-scale parts. EVOBEAM, on the other hand, specializes in high throughput, small vacuum chamber EB welding systems with external guns. These systems utilize low voltage and low power, and are ideally suited for rapid production of small-scale parts. Under terms of the agreement, Sciaky and EVOBEAM will co-market and co-sell each other’s EB welding technology, providing an extensive range of EB welding solutions for its customers around the world. The agreement includes Sciaky’s groundbreaking Additive Manufacturing process known as Electron Beam Direct Manufacturing (EBDM), which remains the only large-scale, fully programmable means of achieving near-net shape parts.
“Sciaky is very excited about the partnership with EVOBEAM,” said Mike Riesen, General Manager of Sciaky, Inc. “By combining forces, Sciaky and EVOBEAM offer a wide range of proven, cost-effective EB welding and EB Additive Manufacturing solutions that can’t be found anywhere else.”
About Sciaky (www.sciaky.com)
Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI) and SDVOSB, is a leading provider of additive manufacturing (AM) solutions. We provide advanced welding systems – electron beam, advanced arc and resistance – and a wide range of contract welding services to the aerospace, defense, automotive, medical and other manufacturing industries. Our state-of-the-art equipment meets rigid military specifications to manufacture items such as airframes, landing gear, jet engines, guided missiles and vehicle parts. Sciaky’s exclusive Direct Manufacturing (DM) solution allows manufacturers to save time and money over traditional manufacturing and prototyping processes.
About Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (www.psi-online.com)
Established in 1967, Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI) is a privately held global manufacturing and services holding company, which oversees a diverse collection of innovative subsidiaries: Beaver Aerospace & Defense, Inc., Evana Automation Specialists, Mountain Secure Systems, POWERTHRU, PSI Repair Services, Inc., PSI Semicon Services, Sciaky, Inc., and Skytronics, Inc. We serve a wide range of high-tech industries like aerospace, defense, automotive, alternative energy, healthcare, security and semiconductor. Our award-winning products and services help reduce costs and maximize efficiency for many Fortune 500 companies around the globe, as well as the U.S. Military. We push the bounds of technology on critical programs like Homeland Security, Defense research and space exploration, delivering innovative solutions for land, sea, air and space. We’re PSI: Always innovating. Everywhere.(TM)
About EVOBEAM (www.evobeam.com)
With more than 20 years of experience in designing and manufacturing vacuum systems for high precision and productivity processes for the automotive and aerospace industries, EVOBEAM specializes in rapid vacuum beam processing, such as electron and laser beam welding, hardening, and cladding. The machines are characterized by excellent beam quality and maintenance free, dry vacuum pumping systems with minimal pump down times to hard vacuum. The vacuum chambers are customized to the relevant work piece spectrum to optimize performance.
CONTACT: Jay Hollingsworth Public Relations Manager Phillips Service Industries (PSI) (734) 853-5000 Email
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