SLM Solutions Adds Eight New Hires in Q1 Expanding North American Presence


Novi, MI, April, 2016 - SLM Solutions NA, Inc., the North American presence of the publically traded SLM Solutions Group (AM3D.DE), continues to expand its workforce to support its customers. Coming off a strong 2015 of increased orders and an ever growing customer base, it was clear to management that more employees were needed in key areas of operation. Joining the team in the first quarter of the year were:



 • Three new field service engineers

 • Two regional sales managers and a new marketing manager

 • Dedicated employees for service coordination and shipping and receiving



Mark Hoefing, Executive Vice President, was pleased to announce the growth of his team, “We want to provide the best customer service on the market to match our best-in-class machines, and it became evident that we simply needed more manpower to achieve this. As our increased sales and marketing efforts focus on developing SLM’s market share, our operations received a large boost by nearly doubling the size of our service team. As all of these employees complete their training we are already seeing the many benefits of streamlined operations, an effect we hope our customers see as well.”



Bringing a wealth of experience to the team, Ben Arnold and Rusty McDonald joined the team to take over the North East and South East regions, respectively. Both come to SLM with extensive knowledge in the field of additive manufacturing and business development for innovative high technology products. In their roles they are responsible for educating contacts on the benefits of metal additive manufacturing systems.



About SLM Solutions



SLM Solutions is a leading provider of metal-based additive manufacturing systems that optimize fast and cost-efficient part production. With multi-laser options, bi-directional recoating, open-software controls and closed-loop powder handling, Selective Laser Melting® systems achieve best-in-class safety and increased build speeds for complex and completely dense metal parts.



These powerful and innovative machines, available in three sizes, support an optimal approach for fast, flexible and cost-efficient metal part production and prototypes across the aerospace, automotive, academia, energy and medical industries. Headquartered in Lübeck, Germany, SLM Solutions Group is a publically traded company (TecDax) with its North American offices located in Metro-Detroit.

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