Brent Stucker joins Nikon SLM Solutions as Chief Engineer for North America

May 16, 2024

Nikon SLM Solutions has appointed Dr Brent Stucker as Chief Engineer for North America (Courtesy Nikon SLM Solutions)
Nikon SLM Solutions has appointed Dr Brent Stucker as Chief Engineer for North America (Courtesy Nikon SLM Solutions)

Nikon SLM Solutions AG, based in Lübeck, Germany, has announced the appointment of Dr Brent Stucker as Chief Engineer for North America, effective June 1, 2024. Stucker, a distinguished figure in the Additive Manufacturing sector, brings over three decades of experience to Nikon SLM Solutions.

Stucker’s background includes pioneering AM applications as a professor in universities across Utah, Finland, Kentucky, and Rhode Island and the successful AM technology firm 3DSIM, which he co-founded. His expertise is further highlighted by his tenure as Chief Scientist & Senior Vice President and later as Chief Technology Officer at 3D Systems, where his strategic vision substantially advanced the company’s technological initiatives.

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Before joining Nikon SLM Solutions, Stucker served as Chief Technology Strategist at Wohlers Associates, where he guided numerous organisations in refining their technology strategies and enhancing their market presence.

In addition to his professional accolades, Stucker is also recognised for his contributions to academic resources. He co-authored a textbook on Additive Manufacturing that is taught in over 600 universities worldwide.

“Brent is not only a visionary in our field but also a strategist capable of transforming challenges into innovative solutions,” said Sam O’Leary, CEO of Nikon SLM Solutions. “His appointment marks a significant stride in our commitment to driving the evolution of Additive Manufacturing technologies and enhancing our market leadership in North America.”

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