MELD Manufacturing Corporation, Christiansburg, Virginia, USA, has announced that Tim Bell has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company. In this position, Bell will be an integral part of the leadership team and will provide support and knowledge to the MELD team.
“Tim brings deep industry knowledge, passion for industrialising innovation, and operational acumen to our company. He will be instrumental in delivering on our vision to disrupt manufacturing and repair of metals to serve humanity with the power of 3D printing, on earth and in space,” stated Nanci Hardwick, CEO.
In his most recent role as Head of the CoC for Additive Manufacturing for Siemens Digital Industries USA, Bell worked with machine OEM’s and end-users in an effort to strengthen industrialisation of AM through digitalisation. He brings decades of experience in advanced technologies focusing on Additive Manufacturing production, advanced post processing and machining of components and assemblies supporting the aerospace, defence, and medical industries.
Bell has also successfully launched several companies from inception to profitability creating pioneering companies in their respective industries.
“After working with, and for many machine OEMs over the last several decades, the culture at MELD is absolutely refreshing!” stated Bell. “The team at MELD is passionate and focused on delivering a truly industrial additive manufacturing system that is ready today, with a keen eye on the future.”