DISRUPT THE GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN – FROM GLOBALIZATION TO RELOCALIZATION
TAP IN THE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY SPACE & EXPAND LEADING KOREAN STEEL MANUFACTURER OFFERING BEYOND MATERIALS AND CONVENTIONAL STEEL
DEFINING THE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY
KIIC member has identified AM & 3D printing solutions as one of the company focus areas. It was looking to penetrate, invest and innovate in this sector
The business opportunity
For KIIC member: expand its offering beyond materials and conventional steel and be at the forefront of the additive manufacturing technology
For Assembrix: expand its offering to Asia and leverage the member’s expertise and network of clients
KIIC enabled it by performing deep industry research and vast scouting efforts, covering several sub-sectors such as software management of 3D, Printers, IP protection etc.
Saas IP protected control platforms for 3D printing were identified as a key sub-sector, within that – Assembrix’s unique solution.
Out of 14 solutions that were initially screened as a potential fit, the Israeli startup-
Assembrix was identified as a solution with a high business fit, a strong team and outstanding client partnerships such as giant aerospace company- Boeing.
KIIC streamlined and facilitated the process which includes research, company screening, delegation planning & supporting 3rd party company & technology reviews
This resulted in a strategic investment by KIIC’s member