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Mechanical and plant engineering

Merger to accelerate growth

16 May 2022

Prima Industrie S.p.A. completed the spin-off operation of the Business Unit dedicated to Additive Manufacturing and the consequent capital increase in the company 3D New Technologies Srl, which was already collaborating with the group for the development of innovative systems based on Powder Bed Fusion technology. At the same time as the capital increase, the change of the company name of 3D New Technologies Srl to Prima Additive Srl was approved.

Pcitures: Prima Industrie S.p.A.
Pictures: Prima Industrie S.p.A.

Prima Additive Srl will maintain close collaborative relationships with Prima Industrie S.p.A., which will be majority shareholder of the new company, with a stake of 50.01%. Paolo Calefati has been appointed Chief Executive Officer.

“The merger between the spin-off Prima Additive and 3D New Technologies represents growth and an investment in this sector by Prima Industrie”, Calefati said. “Furthermore, this operation is a first step in attracting both financial and industrial investors who are already leaders in this market".

The purpose of this merger is to make synergistic the activities of the two units involved in the operation to accelerate the development and commercialization process of the products and the growth plans of the new company that will operate in a market with great development prospects.


  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Mechanical and plant engineering