First Full 3D Production Center in Canada to Launch Through Burloak

Share this Article

In the next five years, we will see the establishment of Canada’s first full advanced manufacturing and production additive manufacturing center. This facility is being developed as part of a five-year, 11.5 million dollar strategic plan initiated by Burloak Engineered Solutions. Among the ‘firsts’ claimed by the facility will be the first production DMLS system in Canada in addition to SLS and subtractive systems. This transition was made possible by a private equity investment concluded in July.

logotBurloak was founded in 2005 as a privately held company based in Dudas, Ontario. They have focused on the delivery of services and solutions in the areas of 3D printing, advanced manufacturing, metrology and engineering services. In a statement released to the press, the company spokesperson said:

“Over the years we have invested in leading edge technologies and delivered high quality services that have seen our team working on projects in North America, South America, Asia, and Europe. We will continue this investment over the coming years as we continue to strengthen our value proposition. Our mission is to build a team that consistently exceeds the expectations of our customers and builds long term collaborative partnerships with our suppliers so that we achieve sustainable growth in an environmentally responsible manner.”

dreamstimemedium_10770328Burloak’s facilities are being developed to provide services for clients in the defense, medical, architectural, aerospace, automotive, and industrial sectors. These services will include prototyping, as well as, both development and final production level additive manufacturing in addition to engineered solutions.

Production is expected to begin by the middle of August with the company having already begun commissioning its first set of machines. The initial equipment is being ordered from EOS and is comprised of SLS and DMLS 3D printers. Further orders are being placed with Elliott Matsuura for 3, 4, and 5 axis CNC machines and CMM systems.

dimensional_106_20130822_1761993192With this new direction, the company intends to begin a rebranding campaign as well, starting with the creation of the corporate entity Burloak Technologies under which will operate two wholly owned subsidiaries, Burloak Advanced Manufacturing, Inc. and Burloak Engineered Solutions, Inc. The services of the corporate entity will be divided with advanced manufacturing services being provided by Burloak Advanced Manufacturing and inspection, alignment, metrology, 3D scanning, reverse engineering, tooling, BIM modeling, long range laser scanning, and CAD services offered under the Engineered Solutions subsidiary.

As additive manufacturing continues to spread throughout manufacturer’s floors, Burloak continues to establish themselves as a major player within the space, putting Canada on the map as well.  Let’s hear your thoughts on this transition, in the Burloak 3D printing forum thread on 3DPB.com.

Share this Article


Recent News

3D Printing News Briefs: April 4, 2020

3D Printing and COVID-19, April 4, 2020 Update



Categories

3D Design

3D Printed Art

3D Printed Food

3D Printed Guns


You May Also Like

Sponsored

SHINING 3D is using 3D Scanning and 3D Printing Technologies to support the allocation of much-needed medical equipment in the fight against Covid-19

SHINING 3D, the whole solution provider from 3D Scanning, through Intelligent Design, to Additive Manufacturing is using its newest technologies to support humankind in the battle against the pandemic. As...

3D Printing and COVID-19, April 3, 2020 Update

Companies, organizations and individuals continue to attempt to lend support to the COVID-19 pandemic supply effort. We will be providing regular updates about these initiatives where necessary in an attempt...

Sigma Labs Launches PrintRite3D Production Series for Metal 3D Printing Quality Assurance

This week, AM quality assurance software developer Sigma Labs, Inc. launched the new Production Series of its PrintRite3D software. 3D printing is fairly responsive in a crisis situation, as it...

3D Printing and COVID-19, April 2, 2020 Update

Due to the ravaging effects of COVID-19 on the respiratory system of patients, ventilators are in high demand. However, due to the sheer capacity of hospitals, a lack of global...


Shop

View our broad assortment of in house and third party products.


Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our 3DPrint.com.

You have Successfully Subscribed!