SLM Solutions NA, Inc. Adds Executive Vice President of North America


Mark Hoefing, Executive Vice President of North America  (Photo courtesy of SLM Solutions Group AG)

Mark Hoefing, Executive Vice President of North America (Photo courtesy of SLM Solutions Group AG)

Novi, Michigan (January 2015) SLM Solutions Group AG, leading provider of metal based additive manufacturing technology and systems, has expanded its North American subsidiary team, SLM Solutions NA, Inc., to include Mark Hoefing, executive vice president of North America. Before being recruited by SLM Solutions, Mark was chief operating officer at Perceptron Inc., a laser-based, non-contact metrology solutions provider and 3D scanning technology supplier.

During his 13 years at Perceptron, Hoefing gained extensive expertise and increasing responsibilities that spanned sales, marketing, field service, system engineering, project management, product development and manufacturing.

Additionally, for nearly 20 years prior to his experience at Perceptron, Mark worked for Rockwell Automation; where he held various sales, marketing and management positions. Mr. Hoefing will be responsible for the operational goals of SLM Solutions NA, which recently expanded to a new office and tripled both their sales and service staff.

“With the addition of Mark Hoefing, we are reaffirming our support of the growing activities in the U.S. market,” comments CEO of SLM Solutions Group AG, Dr. Markus Rechlin. “Along with extending our technology leadership through a focus on research and development, expanding our international sales and service network is a key initiative for the coming years. The amplified presence in North America anticipates an increasing demand for fast, flexible and cost efficient systems that are built for metal part and prototype production.”

About SLM Solutions
Serving as the North American center of SLM Solutions Group AG — SLM Solutions NA, Inc. is a leading provider of metal-based additive manufacturing technology (also commonly referred to as 3D printing). These powerful and innovative technologies support an optimal approach for safe, flexible and cost efficient metal part production and prototypes across the aerospace, automotive, academia, energy and medical industries.

SLM Solutions Group AG, headquartered in Lübeck, Germany focuses on the development, assembly and sales of machines and integrated system solutions in the field of Selective Laser Melting®. SLM Solutions currently employs over 100 people in Germany and North America.

Contact Europe and Asia
Stefan Ritt
Export Sales and Marketing Manager
SLM Solutions Group AG
Direct: +49 (0) 451 16082 – 273

Hans Kemeny
Deutsche Marketing Consulting
Direct: +49 (0) 451 28 43 63

Contact North America
Eric Wencel
Marketing Manager-North America
Direct: 248.243.5406

SLM Solutions NA, Inc.
28350 Cabot Drive, Suite 100
Novi, Michigan 48377 USA


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