Fredrik Spens named president of Gränges Europe

Companies & MarketsNews
February 21, 2022

February 21, 2022

Aluminium technology company Gränges, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, has announced that Fredrik Spens will assume the role of president for Gränges Europe effective March 1, 2022. He will succeed Jörgen Rosengren, who has held the position on an interim basis. Spens will also become a member of the Group Management Team of Gränges.

Gränges is a global supplier of rolled aluminium products for heat exchanger applications and other niche markets. The company recently established a Powder Metallurgy business unit as part of its aim is to become a leader in the manufacture of custom Additive Manufacturing-grade aluminium powders for a range of applications.

“I am delighted to be able to welcome Fredrik as our new president for Gränges Europe,” stated Jörgen Rosengren, Gränges president and Chief Executive Officer. *“*His broad industrial background and experience from a variety of senior general management roles speak for themselves. He is also a very well-liked leader and respected colleague in our group, who embodies the Gränges values by being committed and action oriented.”

Spens is currently Managing Director of Gränges Finspång, a role he has held since late 2020. Prior to this, he was vice president for Sales and Marketing in Gränges Europe. Before joining Gränges in 2017, Spens was Head of Product Area Primary Products within Sandvik Materials Technology, the most recent of a series of senior positions at Sandvik. He also has a background at the consultancy firm BTS and holds a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.

Spens commented, “It is a privilege and a great honour to take on this role. We have a good starting position and many opportunities in Europe, but we also have much to prove. I am looking forward to engaging the whole European team to make and execute an ambitious plan for profitable growth.”

www.granges.com

Companies & MarketsNews
February 21, 2022

In the latest issue of Metal AM magazine

Download PDF
 

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

  • The GRCop story: The development, production and Additive Manufacturing of NASA’s rocket engine alloys
  • Formnext 2023: Innovations in metal Additive Manufacturing from the industry’s leading international exhibition
  • Cybersecurity in Additive Manufacturing: Securing the industry’s future
  • Additive Manufacturing in the jewellery industry: exploring the potential of platinum and titanium
  • Mission possible: The five-year plan to gain FAA and EASA acceptance of in-process monitoring

The world of metal AM to your inbox

Don't miss any new issue of Metal AM magazine, and get the latest industry news. Sign up to our twice weekly newsletter.

Sign up

Discover our magazine archive…

The free to access Metal Additive Manufacturing magazine archive offers unparalleled insight into the world of metal Additive Manufacturing from a commercial and technological perspective through:

  • Reports on visits to leading metal AM part manufacturers and industry suppliers
  • Articles on technology and application trends
  • Information on materials developments
  • Reviews of key technical presentations from the international conference circuit
  • International industry news

All past issues are available to download as free PDFs or view in your browser.

Browse the archive

Looking for AM machines, metal powders or part manufacturing services?

Discover suppliers of these and more in our comprehensive advertisers’ index and buyer’s guide, available in the back of Metal AM magazine.

  • AM machines
  • Process monitoring & calibration
  • Heat treatment & sintering
  • HIP systems & services
  • Pre- & post-processing technology
  • Powders, powder production and analysis
  • Part manufacturers
  • Consulting, training & market data
View online
Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap