Norsk Titanium is pioneering a new era of on-demand metal additive manufacturing that will revolutionize industries.

Who We Are

The heart and soul of Norsk Titanium is our worldwide employee family. Our success is driven by the talent of our people and the excitement derived from innovating new technologies for our customers.

We have grown from our humble beginnings in the Norwegian countryside to become a global leader based on our pioneering efforts in structural additive manufacturing. The future offers endless possibilities for RPD® manufacturing. Norsk Titanium scientists, engineers, and employees around the world are truly responsible for launching the next great manufacturing era.


Innovating the future of metal is our vision. It is our contribution to the world and why we will be remembered.


All our activities should support our mission: we enable fast, clean, sustainable metals manufacturing.


The values that guide us are: Glød, Creative Curiosity, Collaboration, Trust & Respect, and Integrity



Dr. Alf Bjørseth

Dr. Alf Bjørseth is a Norwegian entrepreneur, industrial developer, researcher, and chemist. He previously held positions as R&D Director of Hydro and CTO of Elkem. He has founded the private incubator Scandinavian Advanced Technology AS (Scatec), the solar cell manufacturers Renewable Energy Corporation / ScanWafer (REC), Scatec Solar, Norsun, n-Tec, Thor Energy, and a number of other high-tech companies. He founded Norsk Titanium with Petter Gjørvad.

Petter Gjørvad

Petter Gjørvad founded Norsk Titanium with Alf Bjørseth. He specialized in titanium as part of his engineering degree, and later worked in information technology, holding various positions within Oracle prior to founding Norsk Titanium.


Technology Partners

Tronrud Engineering

Innovator in development, production, and delivery of customized industrial products and technical solutions for manufacturing customers


Business standards company helping aviation, space, and defense organizations make excellence a habit

Rexroth Bosch Group

Leading global supplier of technology and services including customized drive and control solutions for our MERKE IV® RPD® machines

Commercial Partners


The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is the first commercial airplane to fly with qualified additive-manufactured RPD® titanium parts in structural applications.

Spirit AeroSystems

With focus on affordable, innovative manufacturing solutions, Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers.

Seyer Industries

Privately held small business, experts in tight tolerance machining, high level assembly capabilities, scalable processes, investing in the future

Hittech Group B.V.

Hittech is the system supplier for high-tech equipment where you can outsource your development, assembly, parts manufacture and material development with confidence.

Our Investors

Large Shareholdings

Norwegian Heritage

A small team of Norwegian scientists and engineers formed Norsk Titanium with an oversized dream — to pioneer the next industrial revolution.

From over a decade of materials science research and process control came Rapid Plasma Deposition.® What Norsk Titanium achieved has fundamentally altered manufacturing forever and launched the new industrial age.



Norsk Titanium founded by Dr. Alf Bjørseth and Petter Gjørvad to develop and commercialize radically less expensive aerospace-grade titanium components

Investment by Scatec


First prototype machine operational (Gen 1)


Cooperation agreement signed with Spirit Aerosystems

Second prototype machine operational (Gen 2)


NORSOK (oil and gas industry) certification achieved

Norsk signs technology cooperation agreement with EADS for the development of near-net-shape plasma-based layer manufacturing for aerospace, defense, and space applications

Cooperation agreement signed with Airbus

Alf Bjørseth inducted to Cleantech Scandinavia’s Hall of Fame

Investment by Aljomaih Group


Patent “Method for Production of Alloyed Titanium Welding Wire” published

Commercial manufacturing to the oil and gas industry


Third prototype machine operational (Gen 3)

Patent “Method and Device for Manufacturing Titanium Objects” published


Norsk Titanium and Spirit AeroSystems reach milestone for Direct Metal Deposition technology, achieving technology readiness level six, demonstrating the ability to meet aerospace material requirements

AS9100C certified


Westmoreland TRL8 FAA material successfully manufactured

Patent “Method and Arrangement for Building Metallic Objects by Solid Freeform Fabrication” published


Investment by Arconic (formerly RTI International Metals)

State of New York invests $125 million to build the world’s first industrial-scale additive manufacturing facility for aerospace production

Boeing Approved Supplier List

Full-rate production RPD machines (Gen 4) come online, the result of eight years of research; each machine can produce 10 to 20 metric tons of aerospace-grade titanium parts per year

Expand European capacity to 60 MT with Gen 4 machines

Ship parts for Airbus A350 XWB to Premium AEROTEC


Norsk Titanium debuts revolutionary RPD Process and Metal Additive Manufactured Aircraft Components at Farnborough International Airshow

Announcement of the Plattsburgh Production Development & Qualification Center (PDQC), an innovative, state-of-the-art production and training facility

Equity investment from Insight Equity Holdings LLC

Investment from Harbert European Growth Capital Fund Financing


Norsk delivers MERKE IV RPD machines to Plattsburgh, New York

Creation of the world’s first 3D-printed, FAA-approved structural aircraft part under a futuristic program with Boeing to equip the 787 Dreamliner with efficient RPD titanium components

Strategic investment from affiliate of Fortress Investment Group

Dedication of PDQC with the State of New York

Strategic investment from Rose Park Advisors’ Disruptive Innovation Fund

AS9100D certified


Norsk Titanium lists on EuroNext Growth after successful USD $38 million capital raise


Norsk Titanium trades on OTC market under ticker symbol NORSF

Norsk Titanium Completes Full Scale Article Testing with US DoD Partner

Norsk Titanium Enters Semiconductor Manufacturing Market


Norsk Titanium Enters Repair Market

Norsk Titanium Approved as Additive Manufacturing Special Processor for Northrop Grumman