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Samuel, Son & Co. buys Burloak


Additive Manufacturing metal 3D printing

The acquisition reinforces Samuel's position in the metals industry through an innovative move into additive manufacturing and metal 3D printing.

One of Canada’s oldest and most reliable companies, Samuel, Son & Co., announced its acquisition of Dundas, Ontario-based Burloak Technologies, a Canadian leader in metal additive manufacturing services.

Samuel Burloak

Samuel Manufacturing President Colin Osborne (right) and Peter Adams, President Burloak Technologies holding a component produced with Burloak’s metal additive manufacturing technology. MARKETWIRED PHOTO/Samuel, Son & Co., Limited

“We are very excited about this announcement and what it will mean to Samuel and its customers,” said Colin Osborne, President, Samuel Manufacturing. “Every indicator is pointing to additive manufacturing and 3D printing being a disruptive technology in many of the industries we supply.”

Burloak Technologies designs, prototypes and develops production parts for aerospace, defense and commercial high tech companies. The acquisition will enhance its ability to support its customers and allow the two companies to provide the strongest independent supply chain solution in the North American market. With facilities throughout North America, Samuel says it intends to rapidly scale the Burloak operations to deliver 3D metal printing solutions to customers globally.

“I strongly believe this deal will deliver a level of stability and scale to the additive supply chain that both larger manufacturers and specialty players have been waiting for,” said Peter Adams, President, Burloak Technologies. “It combines the stability, expertise and financial strength of a 160-year-old North American powerhouse in the metals market, with the passion for transformational engineering and manufacturing solutions that is part of the Burloak culture.”




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