LPW Technology Ltd, UK, a market leader in the development and supply of metal powders for additive manufacturing (AM), has appointed Phil Kilburn as commercial director for its comprehensive range of products and services within its global group.
Bringing a wealth of knowledge to the LPW team, Kilburn has worked in the metal AM industry for seven years, having been involved in the general AM industry for the last 22 years, and will be drawing on his skills and expertise to drive the company’s software provision strategy forward, as well as developing business opportunities to build on LPWs expertise in alloy development and powder analysis.
“I am thrilled to have joined the LPW team as commercial director,” said 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 global leaders in the metals industry. The software and advancing technology markets globally represent interesting opportunities for LPW.”
“LPW is pleased to expand its commercial provisions and enhance
its know how in AM production with the addition of Phil Kilburn,” said LPW managing director Dr. Phil Carroll. “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 characterization will fuel growth in several markets.”
Kilburn joins LPW, having formerly worked as a production and project engineer for a world leading medical device manufacturer, operating a SLA in new product development, then moving on to become a rapid tooling specialist and SLA applications engineer for a global leader in consumer and industrial 3D printing. In 1999 Kilburn 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.
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