RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Liquidmetal® Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: LQMT), the world’s leading developer of amorphous alloys and composites, participated in an ENGEL hosted Liquidmetal Forum at its customer center in Stuttgart, Germany on January 19th and 20th. The special event, showcasing Liquidmetal’s technology and ENGEL’s injection molding machine, attracted more than 100 attendees on both days of the event. Approximately 50% of the attendees were not current customers of ENGEL signifying the ability of ENGEL to attract potential new customers.
Each day started with presentations from ENGEL, Liquidmetal, and Materion describing the overall manufacturing technology, equipment, and materials. The presentations were followed by a lunch served to all attendees and an afternoon demonstration by ENGEL, where Liquidmetal parts were produced in a fully automated injection molding work cell. During the afternoon process demonstration, individual panel of expert sessions were held by ENGEL and Liquidmetal with customers who requested one-on-one time to review their specific applications of interest for the technology.
“This event was an extraordinary opportunity to introduce the technology to such an excellent list of attendees. ENGEL did a fabulous job attracting top notch customers and went through an enormous amount of work to host the event in its beautiful Customer Center in Stuttgart,” said Paul Hauck, Vice President of World-Wide Sales and Marketing. “The outstanding ENGEL event confirmed we made a good choice establishing manufacturing capacity in our Rancho Santa Margarita, California Manufacturing Center of Excellence. We are ready to serve additional business in California now as we work to broaden our manufacturing reach globally through strategic partnerships.”
About Liquidmetal Technologies
Liquidmetal Technologies, Inc. is the leading developer of bulk alloys and composites that utilize the performance advantages offered by amorphous alloy technology. Amorphous alloys are unique materials that are distinguished by their ability to retain a random structure when they solidify, in contrast to the crystalline atomic structure that forms in ordinary metals and alloys. Liquidmetal Technologies is the first company to produce amorphous alloys in commercially viable bulk form, enabling significant improvements in products across a wide array of industries. For more information, go to www.liquidmetal.com.
About ENGEL Austria GmbH
ENGEL is one of the global leaders in the manufacture of plastics processing machines. Today the ENGEL Group offers a full range of technology modules for plastics processing as a single-source supplier: injection moulding machines for thermoplastics and elastomers, and automation, with the assurance that individual components are also competitive and successful in the world markets. With nine production plants in Europe, North America and Asia (China and Korea), and subsidiaries and representatives in more than 85 countries, ENGEL offers its customers the excellent global support they need to compete and succeed with new technologies and leading-edge production systems.