Additive Manufacturing Industry Veteran Joins Quality Assurance Pioneer
SANTA FE, NM – August 13, 2020 – Sigma Labs, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGLB) (“Sigma Labs”), a leading developer of quality assurance software for the additive manufacturing industry, has appointed Steve Immel to the position of Senior Director Business Development, North America. Steve will be responsible for engaging with 3D printer OEMS, additive manufacturers, academic institutions and research organizations to propel Sigma Labs PrintRite3D® in-process quality assurance solutions into production applications.
Steve is a veteran of the 3D printing industry having fulfilled leadership roles at 3D Systems, Materialise and Jabil Additive where he led Jabil’s Additive Manufacturing Lab, established the Additive Academy and led growth of industrial additive manufacturing with a focus on highly regulated applications such as medical devices. He frequently presents at industry conferences, has written about myriad AM topics including mass customization and MRO, authors the AM: Ideation to Industrialization blog and has been a contributor to numerous AM expert panels.
Ron Fisher, Sigma Labs’ Vice President of Business Development, stated, “We are extremely pleased to welcome someone of Steve Immel’s caliber. Steve brings to Sigma Labs a unique mix of in-depth experience in CAD/CAM/CAE software, 3D printer hardware and production manufacturing combined with passion for advancing the industry. He will be a great asset to our company and, most important, to our customers and partners.”
According to Steve Immel, “IPQA is the missing link in the production AM chain. I have known Sigma Labs for many years and consider them to be the pioneer in this domain. The company is clearly at an inflection point with their innovation in machine learning and the recent announcement of being selected by a global manufacturer as its preferred monitoring solution for 3D Metal Printers. I strongly believe in the Sigma mission, vision and solutions and am proud to be part of this talented team riding the additive wave into full-scale production.”
About Sigma Labs
Sigma Labs Inc. (NASDAQ: SGLB) is a leading provider of quality assurance software to the commercial 3D metal printing industry under the PrintRite3D® brand. Sigma specializes in the development and commercialization of real-time monitoring solutions known as PrintRite3D® for 3D metal advanced manufacturing technologies. PrintRite3D detects and classifies defects and anomalies real-time during the manufacturing process and informs the production manager of quality issues. Sigma Labs’ software product is a major catalyst for the acceleration and adoption of 3D metal printing. For more information, please visit www.sigmalabsinc.com.
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Source: Sigma Labs