MELD Manufacturing Corporation announces Tim Bell has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company.
In this position Bell is responsible for ensuring MELD customers receive an exceptional additive manufacturing system, on time and with a level of quality that exceeds their expectations while maintaining a dynamic technology roadmap. Bell will provide support for and share knowledge with the MELD team to ensure goals are met and surpassed. He will be an integral part of the leadership team by exemplifying MELD’s core values and by being a champion for the MELD technology.
In his most recent role as Head of the CoC for Additive Manufacturing for Siemens Digital Industries USA he worked with machine OEM’s and end-users to strengthen industrialization of AM through digitalization. He brings decades of experience in advanced technologies focusing on Additive Manufacturing production, advanced post processing and machining of components and assemblies supporting the aerospace, defense, and medical industries. He has successfully launched several companies from inception to profitability creating pioneering companies in their respective industries.
Bell says that he selected MELD because “after working with, and for many machine OEMs over the last several decades, the culture at MELD is absolutely refreshing! The team at MELD is passionate and focused on delivering a truly industrial additive manufacturing system that is ready today, with a keen eye on the future.”
“Tim brings deep industry knowledge, passion for industrializing innovation, and operational acumen to our company. He will be instrumental in delivering on our vision to disrupt manufacturing and repair of metals to serve humanity with the power of 3D printing, on earth and in space,” stated CEO Nanci Hardwick.
MELD Manufacturing Corporation offers 3D printing and hybrid machines for printing metal components using the MELD process. The MELD process is a patented revolutionary solid-state technology for additive manufacturing of metal parts without melting the metal. The open-atmosphere MELD process is capable of printing large metal parts at a scale not yet seen in the metal additive market. The company’s mission is to deliver reliable equipment using its award winning, patented technology to print in any metal, at unsurpassed speed, at any size, with forged properties.