Agile Space said Thursday Tronix3D, which makes printed metal parts for the aerospace and defense sectors, will operate under the name Agile Additive and run a production facility in Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania.
The new subsidiary will continue to employ 3D printers in efforts to produce exotic metal alloys for customers.
Durango, Colorado-based Agile Space supplies propulsion systems to government and commercial clients such as the Department of Defense and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC).
The space technology provider noted it will manufacture thrusters to help power a lunar lander Astrobotic Technology is building to support NASA’s Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover mission on the moon’s south pole in late 2023.