The Barnes Groups Advisors (TBGA), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, has appointed John Hunter to the ADDvisor® Services team. Hunter is reported to have forty-five years of global experience in business-to-business sales, marketing, new product development and technology transfer.
For the past twelve years, he has been highly active in the Additive Manufacturing industry, with a focus on metal powders. In 2014, he co-founded LPW Technology Inc., which was acquired in 2018 by Carpenter Technology. He has also worked in activated carbon, intelligent transportation and VOC abatement/solvent recovery applications.
Hunter is currently a member of the SAE Committee on AM for Aerospace applications. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Laser Institute of America, and twice was the Co-Chair for the Laser Additive Manufacturing Workshop. He also uses his expertise in the Additive Manufacturing supply chain as a Guest Lecturer at the Pennsylvania State University, Smeal College of Business.
“John is a terrific addition to the TBGA team, given his broad range of experience in the Additive Manufacturing industry,” commented John Barnes, Managing Director, TBGA. “His knowledge of metal powder applications, as well as his overall understanding of the business of AM will serve our customers well and promote our mission to continue to industrialise the AM industry.”