LOSSBURG, Germany—The owners of Arburg GmbH + Co. K.G. have purchased RepRap GmbH, a German maker of 3D printing systems for liquid silicone rubber.
While Arburg and RepRap will remain separate, the deal may boost the additive manufacturing capabilities of Arburg, which makes the Freeformer.
The Hehl and Keinath families, who own Lossburg-based Arburg, signed the purchase contract Feb. 12. Terms were not disclosed.RepRap is based in Feldkirchen, near Munich. The firm will continue to operate as a separate company at that location, according to Arburg. RepRap's founder and managing director, Florian Bautz, will continue to run the business, with the company's 23 employees.