Norsk Titanium AS (NTi), a Norway-based manufacturer of premium-quality titanium components for industrial applications, announced that RTI International Metals became a strategic investor and minority partner with the company. RTI, a global supplier of titanium and specialty metal products and services, made an investment of an undisclosed amount for strategic cooperation projects surrounding NTi's 3D printing technology, known as Direct Metal Deposition (DMD) technology. According to RTI, combining NTi’s technology with RTI’s upstream raw materials and downstream fabrication capabilities has significant applications in the titanium closed-die forging market.