Prototal Industries, the largest and most specialized manufacturing company for polymer additive manufacturing and injection molding in the Nordics, expands its operations into Italy through the acquisition of Prosilas. Customers benefit from a wide range of technologies under Prototal and one of the largest capacities in Europe for polymer additive manufacturing.
Prototal Industries announced today the sale of Prosilas to Prototal. Prosilas is one of the leading companies in 3D printing in Italy and offers services that help the customer through the entire process – from pre-process optimization, production and post process treatments.
The agreement, which was signed on Tuesday the 2nd of November, means that Prosilas customers now become part of the Prototal family, gaining access to a wide range of polymer additive technologies including injection molding and PU casting, under a single brand. The Prosilas acquisition is Prototal’s second outside the Nordics, marking the company’s intention to extend its reach throughout Europe.
Prosilas brings close to twenty years of industry expertise and one of the largest capacities in Europe for SLS. The Italian company will contribute to an increase of capacity and competence within Protoal. Prosilas is well invested, with the latest technology in 3D printing, as well as specialized and competent operator who deliver to customers all over Europe. The company also has the certifications ISO 9001: 2015 and ISO / IEC 27001 for cyber security.
Commenting on the deal, Jan Löfving, CEO of Prototal, said: “It is with great pleasure and pride that we welcome Prosilas to our group. Additive manufacturing has been a market constantly growing and innovating, and Prototal has made a number of acquisitions to consolidate its position and expand its offering. Prosilas has been at the forefront of this market for over twenty years, is a great fit for our family of brands, and will benefit all customers. The acquisition should be seen as a clear signal to the market of Prototal’s intention to actively develop the polymer market in Italy and globally.”
Prosilas and its strong and dedicated team will continue to be led by Vanna Menco, who has been within the company for several years.
Vanna Menco, CEO of Prosilas, added: “Joining the Prototal family is an exciting opportunity for Prosilas and its customers. When given the opportunity, it was an obvious choice for us to join the group. We strongly believe in the vision and highly appreciate their skills in the world of additive manufacturing. It’s the beginning of an exciting journey.”
About Prototal Industries
Prototal Industries offers digital manufacturing of plastic parts using 3D-printing, vacuum casting and injection molding. The company has a turnover of approximately half a billion SEK and has 200 employees in 7 locations. The company manufactures prototypes and serial products in plastic and was the pioneer in Europe in 3d-printing.
Prosilas is one of the largest 3D printing suppliers in Europe and is an expert in additive technology. They are a leading player in Italy within SLS technology and have over 500 customers – both national and international. The company was founded in 2003 by Giulio Menco.