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European aerospace giant Airbus is testing its 3D manufactured parts with quality assurance technology developed by Sigma Labs Inc. in Santa Fe.
Sigma announced the new contract Tuesday with Airbus, which will test the New Mexico startup’s quality-control system over the next few months before deciding whether to deploy it for permanent use on 3D printing machines as part of Airbus’s manufacturing process, said Sigma CEO and board chairman John Rice.
“Airbus brought us in to prove our product will resolve some of their problems,” Rice said.
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