OPM Press Releases
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.
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.
March 8th, 2016
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.
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.
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.
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.