The publishing team

Metal Additive Manufacturing magazine is published by Inovar Communications Ltd, based in Shrewsbury, UK.

In addition to publishing Metal AM magazine, Inovar also publishes the highly successful Powder Metallurgy Review and Powder Injection Moulding International magazines.

Nick Williams

Editor & Managing Director
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: +44 (0)1743 469909

A graduate of the University of Manchester, UK, Nick founded Inovar in 2002 after a career in publishing and scientific/technical event management that spanned a range of industries, including Powder Metallurgy and Metal Injection Moulding. PIM International, launched in 2007, was Inovar’s first title and its success led to the creation of two further magazines, Powder Metallurgy Review in 2012 and Metal Additive Manufacturing in 2015.

Paul Whittaker

Group News Editor & Director
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: +44 (0)1743 469909

Paul’s links with the metal powder processing industries were formed at the European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA), where he worked from 1995 until 2001. A graduate of Sheffield Hallam University, Paul has extensive experience of scientific and technical publishing and as well as marketing to the broader Powder Metallurgy industry. Prior to joining Inovar Communications in 2004, Paul worked as a Business Manager at Rapra, one of Europe’s leading independent plastics and rubber specialists, based in Shawbury, UK.

Jon Craxford

Advertising Sales Director
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: +44 (0)207 1939 749

Jon has extensive experience of the AM, PM and PIM industries following his career as Advertising Sales Manager at Metal Powder Report. He joined Inovar’s team in 2006 and is responsible for all print and online advertising sales for PIM International, PM Review and Metal AM magazines.

Amelia Gregory

Assistant Editor
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Telephone: +44 (0)207 1939 749

Charlie Hopson-VandenBos

Assistant News Editor
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Charlie is a professional writer and creative who became a part of our team in 2021 after a period of freelancing for the company. Born in Grand Rapids, MI, USA, she was introduced to Additive Manufacturing and Powder Metallurgy upon her arrival in the UK and quickly leveraged her passion for the written word into a career involving the technology. 

Swetha Akshita

Senior Digital Marketer
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: +44 (0)1743 469909

Swetha holds two masters’ degrees: one in Journalism and another in International Marketing (with a Chartered Institute of Marketing CIM Accreditation), both from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK, which she attended after receiving the prestigious Scotland Saltire Scholarship. She manages the overall marketing strategy for the magazines. Since discovering the world of metal powders, she has been passionate about finding new ways to use her skills to market the technology. Prior to joining Inovar, she worked with several newspapers and magazines, both in India and the UK. She also has marketing experience in the higher education sector.

Mulltisa Moung

Digital Marketer
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: +44 (0)1743 469909

Hugo Ribeiro

Production Manager
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Telephone: +44 (0)1743 469909

Hugo is responsible for all production-related matters at Inovar Communications, including magazine design and website development. His skills are also available to advertisers who require support in the preparation of magazine adverts and website banners. Passionate about design, Hugo has a background in architecture.

Merryl Le Roux

Operations and Partnerships Manager
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: +44 (0)1743 469909

Jo Sheffield

Office & Accounts Manager
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: +44 (0)1743 469909

Jo is responsible for the accounts and day to day running of the Inovar Communications office. She also looks after logistics, including the administration of contra arrangements with numerous national and international conferences and exhibitions. Jo’s extensive experience in office administration and project management was gained at some of the UK’s largest businesses.

Inovar Communications Ltd

11 Park Plaza
Battlefield Enterprise Park
Shrewsbury SY1 3AF
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0)1743 469909


In the latest issue of Metal AM magazine

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Extensive AM industry news coverage, as well as the following exclusive deep-dive articles:

  • Metal powders in Additive Manufacturing: An exploration of sustainable production, usage and recycling
  • Inside Wayland Additive: How innovation in electron beam PBF is opening new markets for AM
  • An end-to-end production case study: Leveraging data-driven machine learning and autonomous process control in AM
  • Consolidation, competition, and the cost of certification: Insight from New York’s AM Strategies 2024
  • Scandium’s impact on the Additive Manufacturing of aluminium alloys
  • AM for medical implants: An analysis of the impact of powder reuse in Powder Bed Fusion

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