Industrial Additive Manufacturer Essentium, Inc, Austin, Texas, USA has announced the appointment of Jeffrey Lumetta to the role of Global Chief Technology Officer.
Lumetta commented, “Essentium is at the forefront of exciting developments that are unlocking the value of industrial-scale AM for manufacturers across industry sectors while, improving competitiveness in the global valuechain. I’m excited to join this dynamic and fast-growth company and work with customers to achieve a new level of speed and quality through their AM technology.”
Lumetta, who holds a BS in electrical engineering from Michigan Technological University, is an AM veteran with thirty-five years of experience in driving technology innovation, engineering, and volume manufacturing advancements. He was formerly principal of a management consultancy specialising in AM strategies and three-decade executive with manufacturing services company Jabil. In his new position of Global CTO, he will oversee the technology strategy and development of Essentium’s machines, materials, and software.
“Jeffrey has an outstanding track record of helping manufacturers leverage AM technology infrastructure to deliver real business value,” stated Blake Teipel, PhD, CEO. “This high-caliber appointment comes at an important time when our team is doubling down on technology advancement across our AM solutions. Jeffrey will help drive our customers’ growing adoption of industrial-scale AM, increasing their resilience, lowering costs of operations, and driving innovation into their businesses.”