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SUN METALON Inc.

  • CEO & Founder:
    Kazuhiko Nishioka

URL:https://sunmetalon.com/

COMPANY PROFILE

Making all product ideas tangible everywhere

SUN METALON develops innovative metal 3d-printers. Their raw material production system empowers people who want to "make" metal products anywhere as long as they have access to the local mineral.

COMPANY STORY

Origin

Kazuhiko Nishioka and Koji Kageyama, who were at Nippon Steel at the time, conceived of their own metal 3D printing technology, which had never existed in the market before, and after conducting experiments at a campsite, they founded Sun Metalon in February 2021. Their vision is "By enabling local production and local consumption of metal parts, we dramatically expand the possibilities for human beings in space.

Strength

- Innovative metal 3d printing (ultra-fast, ultra-cheap, ultra-huge) method based on original technology and its patent.
- Founding team of top engineers with extensive experience in industry and academia, supported by a strong scientific advisory board (MIT, Oxford, The University of Tokyo)

UTEC’s value add

- Effective management support, based on a wealth of experience and success in the deep tech startups.
- Support for hiring executive personnel and introduction of various expert personnel (marketing, intellectual property strategy, etc.)
  • Original metal 3d-printing technology
    (Ultra-fast, cheep and huge)

  • In-situ production of metal powder from raw metal powder
    (Co2-free)