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DMRC – Direct Manufacturing Research Center
Mersinweg 3
33098 Paderborn
+49 (0)5251-60 54 15
+49 (0)5251-60 54 09

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About us

The Direct Manufacturing Research Center (DMRC) was founded in 2008 by Boeing, EOS Electro Optical Systems, Evonik Industries and SLM Solutions GmbH as well as the University Paderborn. The DMRC is a research center building on the expertise of the involved partners from industry and academia with up to date equipment.

The specific aims of the DMRC include:
advancing vital technological progress for broader application of Direct Manufacturing (DM) in series production
incubation as well as transfer of highly promising technologies in new and existing companies
promote the corresponding paradigm change from production driven design to function driven design
training and education of the next generation of engineers
performing independent market studies and benchmarks on methods and processes
performing scenario projections for the future of DM
becoming an internationally renowned platform for exchange of best practices as well as optimal procedures

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