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Bystronic Enters Partnership with Tube Processing Specialist Bystronic, the Swiss manufacturer of CNC laser cutting and bending solutions for processing flat sheet metal, including storage and automation options, is now able to support more comprehensively OEMs and subcontractors wishing to expand into tubular component manufacture. Alex Waser, CEO, Bystronic It follows the company’s strategic partnership announced on 3rd November 2017 with TTM Laser S.p.A. Headquartered in Cazzago San Martino in the province of Brescia, northern Italy, the company specialises in the development of 3D laser systems for cutting profiles and tubes from 12 to 815 mm in diameter as well as for welding large format sheet metal. Bystronic CEO Alex Waser explained, “TTM Laser is an ideal specialist partner for Bystronic, as it allows us to expand our existing portfolio with additional tube and profile processing technologies and know-how. This partnership allows Bystronic and TTM Laser to offer customers an even more versatile range of solutions.” Fiorenzo Castellini, CEO of TTM Laser S.p.A. added, “Bystronic is a technology leader in the field of sheet metal processing. TTM Laser’s technologies and philosophy are excellent matches for Bystronic’s portfolio and will enable the development of innovative process solutions. The partnership with Bystronic and access to its global sales and service network will provide TTM Laser with the opportunity to offer customers an enhanced range of services.” . Fiorenzo Castellini, CEO, TTM Laser www.bystronic.com TUBE NEWS January 2018 11