LPW Technology Appoints Technical Director

September 13, 2016

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LPW Technology Appoints Technical Director
Andrew Florentine, technical director, LPW Technology

LPW Technology, a market leader in the development, manufacture, and supply of metal powder solutions for Additive Manufacturing (AM), has added to its senior team with the appointment of Andrew Florentine BTech (Hons), MIET as technical director.
 
Florentine is an experienced research and development leader from a range of industries, from automotive tier one to domestic electrical products, recently Florentine has led the development of smart gas meters that are being introduced on a global basis.

A graduate of Loughborough University in Mechanical Engineering and Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, Florentine has significant experience in developing multi-functional technical teams and introducing innovative solutions to a range of technical challenges.
 
At LPW, Florentine will head up the team developing PowderLife, the unique AM Powder lifecycle management system. PowderLife strictly controls risk for manufacturers of critical components, adding confidence, reliability, and traceability in metal powder production throughout repeated AM builds.
 
Dr. Phil Carroll, MD and founder of the business, said, “Andrew joins us with proven technical experience across a range of industries, SMEs, and large multi-nationals. He will provide technical guidance, support, and leadership across the business as we implement our exciting, strategic plans continuing to develop our manufacturing capabilities and international presence.”
 
Asked about his recent appointment, Florentine said, “The tremendous opportunity for developing new approaches to support robust, metal additive manufacturing production facilities is very exciting. I look forward to adding experience and tangible value in the technical developments of the business and expanding our talented teams of engineers and applications expertise around the world. LPW’s team has unrivalled knowledge in developing specialist materials, applications, and powder lifecycle processes particularly for the high tech aerospace, F1 and medical implant industries.”
 
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