LPW Technology, a market leader in the development and supply of metal powders for Additive Manufacturing (AM) based in the UK, has appointed Phil Kilburn as Commercial Director for the range of products and services within its global group.
LPW stated that Kilburn brings a wealth of knowledge, having worked in the metal AM industry for seven years and been involved in the general AM industry for more than twenty years.
“I am thrilled to have joined the LPW team as Commercial Director,” stated Kilburn. “LPW represents a set of products and services highly valued by some of the leading AM companies in the world. Their impressive foundations and commitment to continued evolution has placed them amongst the global leaders in the metals industry. The software and advancing technology markets globally represent interesting opportunities for LPW.”
LPW’s Managing Director, Dr Phil Carroll, stated, “LPW is pleased to expand its commercial provisions and enhance it’s know how in AM production with the addition of Phil Kilburn. Phil brings an impressive industry track record building both products and business. The combination of Phil’s expertise and our capabilities in alloy development and powder characterisation will fuel growth in several markets.”
Kilburn formerly worked as a Production and Project Engineer for a world leading medical device manufacturer, then moving on to become a Rapid Tooling Specialist and Stereolithography Applications Engineer for a global leader in consumer and industrial 3D printing. In 1999 he became Managing Director of a UK AM service bureau and prior to moving to LPW was Metal Sales Manager for an AM production service provider.