About us

Your Metal 3D Printing Partner

Nikon SLM Solutions AG is a global provider of integrated metal additive manufacturing solutions, headquartered in Lübeck, Germany. As an inventor of the selective laser melting process, our company focuses on the development and distribution of the most innovative, production-oriented metal additive manufacturing systems. Our focus is to be a leader in product performance and innovation and for you, as our customer, to benefit from that approach.

As part of our commitment, the SLM® team utilizes our engineering facilities around the world to foster collaboration on metal AM projects and help scale our users to series production. Nikon SLM Solutions provides consultation, installation, maintenance, training and other learning opportunities for customers to harness the capabilities and exercise best practices with selective laser melting. 

As the technology pioneer we create endless possibilities to change the future of manufacturing forever. 

Nikon SLM Solutions AG Mission Statement

Why Partner With Us?


in the industry with multi-laser machines

16 years

since the first industrial selective laser melting machine installation

100 %

focus on metal additive manufacturing and alloy development


SLM® machines installed and trusted by our global blue-chip customer base

Use our invention to enhance your creativity

Nikon SLM Solutions takes a vested interest in your company’s long-term success with metal AM, providing support and knowledge-sharing that elevates use of the technology to the next level. We work with customers at each stage of the process to ensure their return on investment is maximized.

SLM® systems are utilized in a variety of industries around the world. Our open system architecture allows users to tailor their process and Nikon SLM Solutions’ extensive experience and technical know-how help drive innovative product developments and support customers’ competitive creativity.

Corporate Responsibility and Company Policy

Our goal for the coming year is to ensure successful operations and a presence in both the national and international competitive environments. This demand can only be achieved through ensuring the highest quality levels in all areas of our company and the responsible handling of existing resources and our environment.

The continuous further development of our processes, machines, and procedures with the aim of increasing quality, energy and environmental performance is thus the task of the company management as well as every employee, as this is the only way in which company-wide improvement can be guaranteed.

Nikon SLM Solutions is proud to offer a technology that promotes sustainability in production environments. Natural resource usages is reduced through energy efficient machines and material consumption minimized by processing metal powder only where the build geometry requires, thus reducing the scrap in comparison to traditional machining processes.

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Quality Management

We support our various customers in innovative developments and part constructions as well as in providing a variety of consumables. It is our personal concern to meet the requirements of our customers as well as to increase their individual benefit.

Nikon SLM Solutions is certified according to its quality, environmental and energy management system and stands for highest quality, process reliability and effectivity.

ISO 9001 ISO 14001 ISO 50001 ISO IEC 27001 ISO 45001