Catalysis Additive Tooling licenses 3D printed tooling technology to Europe

Westerville, Ohio— 8/15/2023 Today, Catalysis Additive Tooling, the leading provider of 3D printed tooling solutions in North America, proudly announces the licensing of their cutting-edge 3D printed tooling technology to innoMold, a respected company based near Düsseldorf, Germany. 

Operating under the name “Catalysis Additive Tooling GmbH,” innoMold will spearhead tool manufacturing using this advanced technology, commencing operations in October 2023. With the incorporation of 3D printed tooling technology used in thermoforming, seat foam manufacturing, jigs and fixtures among other uses, customers worldwide can now substantially reduce tooling costs and manufacturing time, leading to faster product launches and decreased cost per unit.

Darrell Stafford, President/CEO of Catalysis Additive Tooling, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “I’m thrilled to announce the licensing of our 3D printed tooling technology in Europe. The remarkable company culture and determination exhibited by innoMold make them an ideal partner for Catalysis as we aim to strengthen our global leadership position in 3D tooling applications.”

Jean-Christophe Figueroa, CEO of Catalysis Additive Tooling GmbH, also expressed excitement about the collaboration, saying, “Adding this state-of-the-art tooling technology to our existing 3D printing solutions portfolio marks a significant milestone for innoMold. The innovative spirit and customer-centric approach of the Catalysis team align seamlessly with our company culture.”

Founded in 2016 by Darrell Stafford and Rick Shibko, Catalysis has benefited from their extensive 60 years of combined experience in automotive manufacturing, establishing a solid foundation for the company. Over the years, Catalysis has successfully manufactured more than 1,300 tools, serving over 110 customers.

innoMold, an affiliate of the reputed innoCast Group which was established in 2003 is managed by Dr. Thomas Bettermann, Jean-Christophe Figueroa, and Ekkehard Petzold, all with extensive experience in the industry and automotive sector. Over the past two decades, the Group companies have delivered over 50,000 parts made with in-house 3D-printed tools to 250 customers across 24 countries.

For further information and inquiries, please contact:

Darrell Stafford, President/CEO, Catalysis Additive Tooling 

Jean-Christophe Figueroa, CEO, Catalysis Additive Tooling GmbH

Cagil Demir, Sales Director Catalysis Additive Tooling GmbH