VELO3D has appointed James Shih as its Vice President of Provide Chain Administration because it appears to satisfy the demand for its metallic 3D printing techniques.
His main duty within the position shall be to construct sturdy provide chains for its Sapphire Methods, together with mechanical elements, electronics and supplies used within the printing course of.
Previous to becoming a member of VELO3D, Shih was a Director of Provide Chain Administration at Bloom Vitality, whereas he additionally held roles at Logitech’s and Foxconn’s manufacturing services in provide chain, programme administration and enterprise improvement. In these roles, Shih is alleged to have developed experience in ‘strategic sourcing, worth/price evaluation, quantifying value-added manufacturing, and contract renew.’
As he joins VELO3D, Shih will deal with directing, planning and advocating all elements of VELO3D’s provide chain, whereas additionally being liable for making certain wholesome inventories throughout the corporate’s manufacturing and distributing services. Moreover, he’ll work with prospects to assist VELO3D’s broader buyer satisfaction effort.
“Corporations which might be doubling or tripling their progress in a single calendar 12 months encounter a singular set of provide chain challenges that require progressive, strategic options,” commented Shih. “We estimate the present addressable marketplace for additive manufacturing is greater than $2 billion and that may develop as machine and manufacturing prices lower on account of economies of scale. For VELO3D to Makena important impression out there, and to satisfy its progress targets, we’ll want sturdy provide chain companions and I look ahead to addressing these challenges.”
“Corporations are persevering with to rethink how they arrange their provide chain ecosystems to make sure they’ve contingency plans to safe obligatory supplies by means of a number of trusted suppliers,” added VELO3D CEO Benny Buller. “We’re lucky to have James be part of us with 20 years of expertise in electronics, know-how and power sectors, in addition to a historical past of working with suppliers around the globe. By bringing him on to steer our provide chain efforts, we are able to poise ourselves for progress by constructing wholesome, sustainable provide chains.”
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