The Barnes Group Advisors becomes The Barnes Global Advisors

August 14, 2020

The Barnes Group Advisors (TBGA), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, has announced a change of name to The Barnes Global Advisors (TBGA).

The name change acknowledges that the consultancy’s ADDvisor® team has provided consulting and training expertise to companies on six continents, with a clear mission to industrialise Additive Manufacturing globally.

The TBGA team has provided extensive AM consultation across the industry, including in newer advanced manufacturing technologies such as Cold Spray Additive Manufacturing, Binder Jetting (BJT), Directed Energy Deposition (DED), and in the field of supply chain development.

“When TBGA started three years ago, we had a vision to bring people from around the world together from our connections to solve problems, link companies and generally help get from A to B,” stated John Barnes, TBGA’s founder & Managing Director. 

“In that time, we grew more than anticipated and have this great team with fantastic experience. In my mind, it took twenty-five years to create the team, but it also took twenty-five years to build the trust and integrity we have with our customers.”

“I have always believed that we need to be part of the fabric of AM, and so TBGA is involved in many committees, mentoring and providing a linkage from the cutting-edge research with colleagues at RMIT in Melbourne, Australia, Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, and the University of Waterloo outside Toronto, Canada,” he explained.

He noted that the consultancy has “built a network with its commercial partners; ADDvance in Spain, Tiziri Advanced Manufacturing in South Africa and at the Indian 3D Print Network. We can provide our clients with a global resource. We’ve consulted and trained over 1,000 people on 6 continents. People are what make a difference. That’s where we invest.”

“Today, TBGA Advises, Trains and Communicates. We think globally,” Barnes concluded.

www.barnesglobaladvisors.com

Download the latest issue of Metal AM magazine

Our latest issue is now available to view online or download in PDF format.

As well as an extensive AM industry news section, this 176-page issue includes articles and reports on:

  • Innovation and differentiation: Precious metal Additive Manufacturing in the jewellery sector
  • Unrealised potential: The story and status of Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion
  • Freemelt AB: Open source technology to explore the potential of Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion
  • In pursuit of perfection: A case study on how Bugatti and APWORKS leverage the full potential of AM
  • Facing obstacles to profitability in metal AM: An Operational Excellence perspective
  • Mass-production using PBF-LB: How laser beam measurements can help pave the way
  • Link3D’s ‘Additive Manufacturing Maturity Model’: Developing an agile and resilient supply chain
  • Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM): Binder Jetting Technology demystified
  • > More information

Latest news

    E-newsletter

    Sign up to our e-newsletter, sent weekly to AM professionals and end-users around the world. We'll also let you know each time a new issue of Metal AM magazine is available.

    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 in PDF format, in either single page format or as double-page “spreads” for viewing on large monitors. All downloads are free of charge. Go to archive...

    Connect with us

    Visit our social media channels and sign up to our e-newsletter

    Copy link
    Powered by Social Snap