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OPM Press Releases

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  • Oxford Performance Materials Named One of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies of 2016

    March 8th, 2017


    Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. (OPM) announced that it has been named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies of 2016, an annual list honoring leading enterprises and rising newcomers that exemplify the best in nimble business and impactful innovation. OPM was selected as one of the Most Innovative Companies by sector in the biotech category for the Company’s first-in-kind SpineFab® VBR implant system, which received 510(k) clearance from the FDA in July of 2015.

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  • Oxford Performance Materials Announces Second Round Investment from Hexcel Corporation

    February 3rd, 2017


    Oxford Performance Materials Announces Second Round Investment from Hexcel Corporation

    Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. (OPM), a leader in advanced materials science and high performance additive manufacturing (HPAM™), today announced that it has closed on an additional round of strategic investment from Hexcel Corporation (NYSE: HXL).  In May 2016, OPM and Hexcel announced an initial strategic investment from Hexcel of $15 million.  The second round of investment from Hexcel is $10 million, for a total equity investment of $25 million to date.

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  • OPM Awarded Boeing Contract to Supply OXFAB® Parts for the CST-100 Starliner

    January 5th, 2017


    SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., Jan. 04, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. (OPM), a leading advanced materials and additive manufacturing (3D printing) company, has been selected by The Boeing Company to manufacture 3D-printed structures for the Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, and OPM has begun shipping OXFAB® production parts for installation. The Starliner – designed to transport up to seven passengers, or a mix of crew and cargo, to low-Earth orbit destinations such as the International Space Station – is under development in collaboration with NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.

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  • Oxford Performance Materials Announces Strategic Investment from Hexcel Corporation

    May 31st, 2016


    Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. (OPM), announced today that it has closed on a strategic investment from Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL). Hexcel, a fellow Connecticut-based company, is a leading supplier of advanced composites for commercial aerospace, space and defense and industrial applications, and OPM utilizes Hexcel carbon fiber in the production of its 3D printed OXFAB® ESD structural parts for a range of satellite and aerospace programs.

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  • Paul Martin, President of Oxford Performance Materials’ Aerospace & Industrial Division, Announces Retirement from Active Management Position

    February 11th, 2016


    Oxford Performance Materials Inc. (OPM), a leading advanced materials and additive manufacturing (3D printing) company, today announced that Paul Martin will retire from operational management of the company’s Aerospace & Industrial group and will chair a newly-formed Aerospace Executive Committee of the company’s Board of Directors, with a focus on strategy and market development for the rapidly expanding organization.

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  • Oxford Performance Materials Receives FDA Clearance for SpineFab VBR Implant System

    July 23rd, 2015


    Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. (OPM), a leading advanced materials and additive manufacturing (3D printing) company, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its first-in-kind SpineFab® VBR implant system. OPM’s SpineFab system is the first and only FDA cleared 3D printed load-bearing polymer device for long-term implantation and represents OPM’s third successful OsteoFab regulatory clearance.

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  • OPM CEO Scott DeFelice Featured on 3D Printing Panel

    March 10th, 2015


    Today's panel discussion at the Piper Jaffray Technology, Media & Telecommunications Conference in New York City highlighted the shift in 3D Printing from prototyping to high performance additive manufacturing.

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  • OPM CEO Scott DeFelice Featured on 3D Printing Panel

    March 10th, 2015


    Today's panel discussion at the Piper Jaffray Technology, Media & Telecommunications Conference in New York City highlighted the shift in 3D Printing from prototyping to high performance additive manufacturing.

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  • Oxford Performance Materials Launches First Two Grades of Proprietary PEKK

    December 10th, 2014


    Oxford Performance Materials Inc. (OPM) today announced the launch and availability of the first two grades of its OXFAB® 3D printing technology for aerospace and industrial applications – OXFAB-N and OXFAB-ESD.

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  • OPM Gets $150,000 Grant to Develop Infection Treatments for 3D Printed Implants

    November 19th, 2014


    Oxford Performance Materials Inc. has revealed it has received a three-year $150,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to deliver new approaches in the treatment of infections related to implanted devices from advanced applications of 3D printed poly-ether-ketone-ketone.

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