Farsoon Technologies, Hunan, China, recently announced the establishment of a new subsidiary in Germany, with the aim of expanding Farsoon operations into Europe. The company has appointed Dirk Simon, currently employed by BASF New Business GmbH, as Managing Director of Farsoon Europe GmbH.
Dr Xu Xiaoshu, Chairman of Farsoon Technologies, stated, “Europe is central to the growth of Additive Manufacturing. Farsoon is eager to work with and support the growing market here and we are very happy to have someone with the experience and integrity of Dirk Simon be our representative.”
Dirk Simon has worked at BASF for nearly six years, and is said to have been a key driver in the development of AM within the company. He holds a PhD in Polymer Science and is said to have over twenty years working experience in various chemical companies in Germany and Switzerland.