About CalRAM

CalRAM, founded in 2005 by John Wooten and Dave Ciscel, is a dynamic company whose mission is to become a worldwide leader in additive manufacturing. Using cutting-edge electron beam melting (EBM) technology (Arcam A2X and SLM 280 equipment), CalRAM’s innovative part-to-print technology generates prototypes and low-rate production components. Our additive manufacturing capabilities save time and money while providing superior quality over rival manufacturing technologies.

Insight Equity acquired CalRAM in October 2014 and since that time have invested $5M in capital through new equipment, expanding the workforce and investing in new processes. We have hired 11 new team members including a new Site Leader, expanding our Program Management capabilities, a new Quality Manager and finally Supply Chain personnel. Our new hires are actively engaged in partnerships with several leading AM technology institutes and corporations including The University of Texas at El Paso, Carnegie Mellon, Penn State, EWI, Northrup Grumman, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and others. In June 2015 we moved from a 4,000 sq. ft. facility to a new 25,000 sq. ft. facility which enables us to expand our capabilities. We have invested in 2 Arcam A2X and a SLM 280, with more A2X machines on order. We have added in-house machining, 3D scanner and faro measurement arm. We continue to develop large format DMD partnerships and capabilities. As we grow the business and capabilities, we are streamlining the production process by linking people, machines, processes, and materials through state of the art technology improvements.

Our Founders


Dave Ciscel



John Wooten