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  • Oxford Performance Materials Chief Technology Officer Tony DeCarmine to Present at SAMPE Seattle 2017 Conference (2)

    May 23rd, 2017


    South Windsor, CT, May 23, 2017 - Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. (OPM), a leader in advanced materials science and high performance additive manufacturing (HPAM™), today announced that its Chief Technology Officer, Tony DeCarmine, will participate on a panel discussion at the annual Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) Seattle 2017 Conference.

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  • OPM Announces Launch of Nickel-Plated OXFAB®–Ni for Aerospace & Industrial

    May 19th, 2017


    South Windsor, CT, May 18, 2017 - Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. (OPM), a leader in advanced materials science and high performance additive manufacturing (HPAM™), today announced the commercial launch of nickel-plated OXFAB®–Ni, offering 3D-printed PEKK-based parts that replace high performance aluminum alloys for aerospace and industrial applications.

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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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  • 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 Aerospace & Industrial Division Announces Key Senior Management Appointments

    October 23rd, 2014


    Oxford Performance Materials Inc. (OPM), a leading advanced materials and additive manufacturing (3D printing) company, today announced the appointments of Larry Varholak as Vice President of Programs, OPM Aerospace & Industrial, and Sal Bordonaro as Vice President of Operations, OPM Aerospace & Industrial.

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  • OPM Announces Key Senior Management Appointments

    September 16th, 2014


    Oxford Performance Materials Inc. (OPM), a leading advanced materials and additive manufacturing (3D printing) company, today announced the appointments of Bernie Plishtin as Chief Business Development Officer and Tony DeCarmine as Chief Technology Officer.

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  • OPM Named “Best Global Company for 3D Healthcare Innovation”

    August 19th, 2014


    Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. (OPM), a leading advanced materials and additive manufacturing (3D printing) company, has been named the “Best Global Company for 3D Healthcare Innovation” by The New Economy Awards. The New Economy Awards, presented by The New Economy Magazine, identify and celebrate innovative companies that are breaking new ground in the areas of technology, energy, business and strategy.

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  • Oxford Performance Materials Announces Key Executive Appointments

    August 4th, 2014


    Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. (OPM), a leading advanced materials and additive manufacturing (3D printing) company, today announced the appointment of Severine Zygmont and Paul Martin as Presidents of OPM Biomedical and OPM Aerospace & Industrial divisions, respectively.

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  • Oxford Performance Materials Opens New Facility

    September 9th, 2013


    Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) is pleased to announce the creation of a new manufacturing facility in South Windsor, CT. The facility is in close proximity to OPM’s current headquarters and manufacturing facility. This region of Connecticut, long known for its advanced subtractive manufacturing technologies, is now rapidly becoming a global leader in additive manufacturing.

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  • OPM Receives Contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation

    July 29th, 2013


    Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) is very pleased to announce that it has received a contract from Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation (NGSC) for the development of its OXPEKK® polymer for use in aerospace applications. OPM shall undertake the production of test specimens and prototype components that will allow for the establishment of a structural design database. Such a database is a necessary requirement for the design of aerospace and other critical structures.

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  • OPM to Participate in the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII)

    August 22nd, 2012


    Oxford Performance Materials has been selected as part of a team to participate in the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII). NAMII is the pilot institute for the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI), the initiative announced by President Obama in March 2012. OPM will work as part of a larger team of universities, companies, and organizations led by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM).

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  • OPM Acquires Optical Inspection Technology Rights

    July 30th, 2012


    Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) has acquired the rights to modify and advance the Structured Light Scanning (SLS) system developed by Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT). The technology was designed  by CCAT under a U.S. Air Force research contract  to produce 100% optical measurement of highly complex, light-weight, efficient structures. OPM is at the forefront of creating such complex structures via additive manufacturing in both biomedical and industrial markets.

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  • OPM Secures $1.2M in Funding for Purchase of EOSINT P 800 SLS Machine

    July 5th, 2011


    OPM is very pleased to announce it has secured funding for the purchase of an EOSINT P 800 SLS machine for the production of the firm's OsteoFab™ medical implants. The funding was provided by the Connecticut Innovations, Inc.'s BioScience Facilities Fund.

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