Tekna signs long-term supply agreement with Marle Tangible
15.6.2022 15:00:00 CEST – Tekna Holding ASA – Non-regulatory press releasesTekna Holding ASA (Tekna, OSE: TEKNA), the world-leading provider of advanced materials to industry, today announced ithas signed a long-term supply agreement with Marle Tangible, a global medical device contract manufacturer based in the US.
Under the terms of this agreement, Tekna will supply and deliver titanium powder to be used for Marle Tangible’s 3D printed and specialized orthopedic implants. This agreement falls under Medical Additive Manufacturing, where 3D printing enables the manufacturing of complex medical components. This growing segment currently represents 16% of Tekna’s Additive Manufacturing sales.
Luc Dionne, Chief Executive Officer at Tekna Canada, said: « We are excited to have been selected by Marle Tangible as their preferred partner for titanium powders. With the Marle Group being a leading player in orthopedic implants, we consider this agreement a testimonial to the high quality of our products. We are delighted to add Marle Tangible to our growing list of major medical customers and look forward to a long-lasting relationship. »
Chris Collins, Chief Operations Officer at Marle Tangible, added: « We are delighted to have signed this agreement with Tekna. Their high-quality titanium powders are impressive, consistent, and always delivered in a timely manner. We are very pleased to have secured long-term supply. They have believed in us and supported our success for a very long time. At Marle Tangible, we aim to continue paving the way for Additive Manufactured Medical Devices with Tekna by our side. » The agreement follows a longstanding partnership between Tekna and Marle Tangible and positions Tekna as a preferred supplier of metal powders in the field of medical implants and devices.