Additive Industries engages AM veteran Shane Collins for US expansion
We are proud to announce Additive Industries is expanding its operations for industrial 3D metal printing equipment and software development, sales and service to North America. After a successful implementation of its systems in Europe at companies like Airbus, GKN and Sauber F1 Team, Additive Industries is now expanding into North America. To meet the challenges of the most demanding applications, Additive Industries will establish its new North American Process & Application Development Center within the surging California aerospace and astronautics markets. Realizing time is critical in bringing production 3D printing solutions to North America, Additive Industries hired additive manufacturing veteran Shane Collins to lead the Process & Application Development Center which will be established in Southern California. Additionally, he will build a team of talented metal 3D printing professionals and will be involved in expanding the installed base of the MetalFAB1, industrial metal 3D printing system, in demanding industries like aerospace, automotive and medical devices. Shane, who was Director of additive manufacturing programs at CalRAM before joining the Additive Industries team, has a twenty-year track record in the production 3D printing industry. In August he received the Robert F. Painter Memorial Award from the Society for Standards Professionals for his contribution to additive manufacturing standards development spanning seven years of service.
You may find the press release and high resolution picture of Shane Collins on our Press Page.