Amaero manufactures large-format complex components in metal with laser-based additive manufacturing processes, commonly known as 3D printing.
() has received a purchase order from Gilmour Space Technologies Pty Ltd for manufacturing two rocket motor components.
After the completion of the order, Gilmour Space will evaluate it, and if successful this will result in further purchase orders for manufacturing of additional rocket motor components using 3D printing technology.
Amaero aspires to become a leading manufacturer of aerospace components and it provides manufacturing services to a range of global companies and SME’s in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
The aerospace industry is a high growth market forecasted to grow to US$3.6 billion by 2025 at a compound annual growth rate of 13.2%.
“Opportunity for further purchase orders”
Gilmour Space is a venture-backed Australian rocket company, developing new capabilities for launching small satellites to space, and has agreements in place with leading organisations including the NASA, The Australian Space Agency and Queensland Defence Science and Technology.
Amaero chief executive officer Barrie Finnin said: “We are very pleased to be working with Gilmour Space to produce these initial rocket motor components, and look forward to the opportunity for further purchase orders.
“Gilmour Space is a key local partner for us in the space industry and we look forward to collaborating with them on a long term basis.”