02 March 2015: LPW Technology Ltd, UK: A market leader in the development and supply of metal powders for Additive Manufacturing (AM), LPW Technology has appointed Phil Kilburn as Commercial Director for its comprehensive range of products and services within its global group.
Working with many of the leading companies within the aerospace, biomedical and automotive industries, LPW has long been unrivalled in its provision of optimised metal powders to the Additive Manufacturing (AM) industry, and are now applying their insight and expertise to revolutionary online software.
Bringing a wealth of knowledge to the LPW team Phil has worked in the metal AM industry for 7 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 Mr.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 Managing Director Dr Phil Carroll said “LPW is pleased to expand its commercial provisions and enhance it’s know how in AM production with the addition of Phil Kilburn. Phil brings an impressive industry track record building both products and business.” Dr Carroll added: “The combination of Phil’s expertise and our capabilities in alloy development and powder characterisation will fuel growth in several markets.”
Phil 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 Phil 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.