The manufacturing base for Veloxint will be co-located with the Braidy Industries aluminum rolling mill at the EastPark Industrial Center in Ashland, Kentucky. Veloxint Research and prototyping facilities will continue to be located in the Boston, Massachusetts area and will be enhanced and expanded in scope.
Veloxint expects to begin staffing advanced manufacturing positions, and will incorporate its training program in collaboration with Ashland Community and Technical College into the Braidy Industries Advanced Manufacturing Degree Program.
Ret. Gen. Blaine Holt (USAF), Braidy Industries COO, said, “This milestone was a critical test of an amazing team and we passed with flying colors. Our EastPark campus is developing as a repository of exponential solutions to the most demanding automotive and aerospace challenges. At Braidy, we maintain our humble and hungry attitude and we are on track to change the world.”
Veloxint will be led by its current CEO Dr. Alan Lund, who will assume the additional role of Braidy Industries’ Chief Technology Officer.
Of the developments, Dr. Lund said, “We are excited to officially bring Veloxint into the Braidy Industries family. This will enable the next step in fulfilling our original vision of transforming the metals industry using Veloxint’s proprietary materials design toolset to offer high-performance, cost-effective next-generation metal products.”
About Braidy Industries:
Braidy Industries is a future-leaning advanced manufacturer of metals for the global transportation and defense industries. The company’s first project, the Phase I construction of a greenfield aluminum rolling mill at EastPark Industrial Center in Ashland, Kentucky, will position the company as the low-cost provider of 300,000 annual tons of production-ready series 5000, 6000 and 7000 aluminum sheet and plate for the automotive and aerospace industries.
Veloxint is an MIT-incubated lightweighting solutions company focused on the development and commercialization of its proprietary powder metallurgy technology that enables the design and manufacture of metal parts that are both lighter and stronger than the current state-of-the-art.