Part design & production – by Initial, a subsidiary of Prodways Group

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INITIAL Prodways Group, leading French in Product Development, Additive Manufacturing and Production, is our parts design and production center.

INITIAL Prodways Group offers different technologies and a wide variety of materials for improved flexibility when making your products. The company has a significant machine park to meet your short lead times and thus reduce time-to-market to a minimum with fast and regular output of your innovations. A real plus for you and your company.

FROM DESIGN TO PRODUCTION OF YOUR PART, PROTOTYPE OR TOOLING

ENGINEERING SERVICES – 3D SCANNING

From your specifications through to industrialisation, we offer you solutions to complete your project.

Our experience makes it possible to take your aesthetic, economic, marketing and technical constraints into account.

Thanks to our high-precision 3-D scanner, we capture the geometry of your objects and turn them into 3-D files.

Thanks to the various inspection methods, you can analyse, check and approve your parts.

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3D PRINTING – PLASTIC ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

Initial’s plastic additive manufacturing expertise is unique in Europe. We manufacture all of your parts: model, prototype, pre-production and production.

Discover what reliable, fast and efficient service is thanks to our various 3D printing technologies and our wide variety of plastic materials.

Our team advises you and guides you in choosing the technology best suited to your project.

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3D PRINTING – METAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

For the production of your metal parts, Initial uses two Metal Additive Manufacturing (or ALM Additive Layer Manufacturing) technologies: laser (DMLS®) and Electron Beam Melting (EBM®).

Our stock of machines offers you one of the largest production capacities in Europe for made-to-order or mass production manufacturing of complex parts or mould inserts.

Unique technological know-how based on 15 years of experience to meet your objectives: reduce the time-to-market, and add features or lighten the structure of a part. Our expertise in this field is a decisive factor in the Aeronautics, Medical or even Automobile sectors.

 

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TOOLING & THERMOPLASTIC INJECTION MOLDING

On our 1,250 m2 site exclusively dedicated to thermoplastic production, we offer solutions adapted to the production of your production-grade prototype parts or series productions.

We have over 15 years of experience in the field of thermoplastic injection.

We have an integrated tooling design office and our dies are always manufactured on site in the Haute-Savoie.

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