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August 07, 2019 | Tom Ballard

Tru-Design executes distribution agreement with Composites One

Tru-Design LLC and Composites One LLC announced yesterday that the companies had executed a distribution agreement for the sale of Tru-Design’s advanced material coatings and finishes for 3D printed components made by large area additive manufacturing.

Based in Knoxville, Tru-Design is the leading expert in coatings for large-area additively manufactured polymer-based products. It is also the recipient of two prestigious “R&D 100 Awards” for innovation in coating technologies for surface finishing and vacuum integrity.

“Our company has been at the forefront of large-scale additive manufacturing since its inception,” said Rick Spears, Tru-Design’s Chief Executive Officer. “Our products have been designed to improve the performance of our customer’s 3D printed tooling and provide a broader band of aesthetic options for large scale printed products. With Composites One’s extensive North American distribution network, world-class service, and process technology expertise, we are excited by the opportunity to expand the reach of our products.”

We spotlighted Spears long journey in the technology development sector in this early 2018 article in

Composites One, the nation’s leading supplier of composite materials, serves customers from 41 locations in North America. Composites One offers composites fabricators and molders thousands of products from more than 600 of the industry’s top suppliers

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