Reading Alloys appoints Michael Wilkes as its new Product Manager for Powders

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June 3, 2019

June 3, 2019

Reading Alloys appoints Michael Wilkes as its new Product Manager for Powders

Reading Alloys appoints Michael Wilkes as its new Product Manager for Powders (Courtesy Reading Alloys)

 

Reading Alloys, a division of Ametek Specialty Metal Products (SMP), headquartered in Robesonia, Pennsylvania, USA, has announced the appointment of Michael Wilkes as its new Product Manager for Powders. Wilkes will be overseeing the ongoing growth of Reading Alloys’ range of powder-based products, including high-purity titanium and titanium alloy powders produced via a hydride-dehydride (HDH) process and used for coatings in orthopaedic medical devices, advanced electronics, traditional Powder Metallurgy and metal Additive Manufacturing.

Wilkes previously worked as Director of Global Customer Service at Carpenter Technologies in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA. In that role, he was responsible for leading global customer service quality, inside sales and customer service teams at seven global locations while also supporting multiple brands and products. He holds a BSc in Management and Marketing from Pennsylvania State University and has also completed the Executive Education General Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Mike Marucci, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Powders at Reading Alloys, stated, “I am very pleased to welcome Mike Wilkes to the Powders team at Reading Alloys. He will be accountable for the growth and continued development of our globally acclaimed advanced materials portfolio. What’s more, he’ll concentrate on continued customer support  and search for new opportunities focused on the titanium and specialty powders that we produce.”

“I am very excited about joining Reading Alloys at a key time in the company’s growth,” commented Michael Wilkes. “I look forward to working with the team to ensure that the company remains a pioneer in metal powders production and development.”

www.readingalloys.com

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June 3, 2019

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