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[Press Release] Nexa3D and KVG Scale Defense Manufacturing Capabilities with HSE Series for Deployment to U.S. and Allied Nations

Lewis Simms

The mission support provider and government contractor adds 15 high speed extrusion printers from Nexa3D to meet demand for deployable 3D printing, delivering digital manufacturing solutions across the globe

  • Nexa3D provides 15 high-speed extrusion printers to KVG for global military manufacturing.
  • Nexa3D’s acquisition of Essentium boosts its cutting-edge printer offerings.
  • Nexa3D and KVG partnership enhances rapid production in defense sectors.

VENTURA, CA, April 23, 2024 – Nexa3D, the ultrafast 3D printing and digital manufacturing solutions leader, announced today that KVG, an internationally recognized provider of mission support and logistics, has added 15 High-Speed Extrusion (HSE™) series 3D printers to its robust portfolio of deployable manufacturing solutions. Having already positioned HSE units to allied nations like Ukraine in 2023, this significant acquisition of HSE 180 and HSE 280i series printers enables the production of high-requirement, precision components for military and defense applications at the point of need around the world.

KVG deployed HSE 3D printer

This announcement comes shortly after Nexa3D’s acquisition of Essentium, renowned for its broad materials portfolio and award-winning high-speed extrusion 3D printers, providing solutions for complex polymer production applications that are up to 5 times faster than competing extrusion technologies. Nexa3D’s commitment to innovation and reliability has made it a go-to choice for manufacturers and government users worldwide.

KVG, with over a decade of experience in providing tailored solutions for complex program management, troop, exercise, and mission support, has chosen Nexa3D’s HSE series for its unparalleled speed and precision. These printers will bolster KVG’s capability to deliver cutting-edge and efficient support solutions in the demanding and rugged environments where they operate, including rapid, on-demand production of crucial components in the field.

KVG warehouse full of HSE 3D printers

“We are excited to add additional Nexa3D’s HSE series 3D printers to our portfolio and integrate these systems into our operations,” said John Boyer, Founder and CEO of KVG. “Collaboration and agile platforms are key to maintaining a strategic advantage. The speed, precision, and versatility of these printers will greatly enhance our capabilities and support our commitment to exceptional service in mission-critical situations.”

This collaboration is expected to set a new standard and further adoption of rapid production and supply chain efficiency, especially in defense and industrial manufacturing sectors.

KVG and Nexa3D Partnership

“The deployment of our HSE 180 and HSE 280i models to KVG is a testament to our commitment to pushing the boundaries of 3D printing technology,” said Elisa Teipel, Chief Government Officer for Nexa3D. “Our printers are designed to meet the demands of industries where speed, precision, and reliability are not just valued, but essential. This collaboration is not just about providing advanced technology; it’s about enabling transformative solutions for complex challenges faced in defense and manufacturing sectors. We look forward to seeing how our HSE series printers will contribute to KVG’s impressive work on the global stage.”

The deployment of Nexa3D’s printers at KVG’s points of need marks a significant step towards enhancing agile manufacturing capabilities. KVG and Nexa3D will maintain a cohesive and coordinated response to ensure that resources are deployed effectively, allowing end-users to maintain operational readiness.