Alain Dupont Announced as Arcam’s New President of Advanced Powders & Coatings

Share this Article

3dp_arcamchinasale_logoFast-growing additive manufacturing company Arcam AB has been hard to keep up with lately, as they expand, acquire, and add to their corporation at seemingly a lightning pace. Just a week ago, they announced the relocation of their President and CEO Magnus René to their Woburn, Massachusetts office, in a move designed to more aggressively pursue expansion within the American market. Last month, the company’s Montreal, Canada-based metal powder manufacturing subsidiary, AP&C (Advanced Powders and Coatings), filed two patents for new metal materials they had developed.

AP&C hasn’t been slowed down by the retirement of Jacques Mallette, who had been president of the company since 2011. Mallette will remain involved in the company as Chairman of the Board, and yesterday AP&C announced that the position of President has been filled by Alain Dupont, who will take over as of January 12, 2016.

apcc“Jacques has done an outstanding job transforming AP&C from a research oriented powder shop to the largest and most respected manufacturer of advanced metal powders for additive manufacturing,” said René. “With the present strong team at AP&C further strengthened by the addition of Alain Dupont we have the organization to continue AP&C’s strong growth and business development.”

Dupont, who holds degrees in business and law administration, has worked for GE for several years, holding various positions in the corporation’s various divisions in Canada, France and Japan.

building

Further changes are coming within Arcam as well. Subsidiary DiSanto Technology, an additive manufacturing company focused on medical and orthopedic implants, will say goodbye to their president, Ronald Dunn, who is leaving to pursue other opportunities. A successor has not been announced yet, but the decision is expected to be made and finalized at the beginning of 2016.

As for Arcam AB’s main headquarters in Mölndal, Sweden, Arcam Group CFO Johan Brandt has been appointed Executive Vice President and CFO following René’s relocation to the United States.

 

Share this Article


Recent News

Volume Graphics Releases Updated Version of CT Scan-Based Testing & Analysis Software

How Conformal Will Change Design and 3D Printing



Categories

3D Design

3D Printed Art

3D Printed Guns

3D Printer Reviews


You May Also Like

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: May 16, 2021

Even as we get closer to the official start of summer, that doesn’t mean the amount of webinars, virtual events, and live events are going down; in fact, the opposite...

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: May 9, 2021

We’ve got another full week of AM industry webinars and events to tell you about, so let’s not waste any time on the introductions—jump right in! SPE’s ANTEC 2021, with...

Link3D Launches AMWatch for Monitoring and Controlling 3D Printing Variables

On the heels of its likely acquisition by Materialise, Link3D is continuing its development of technology for manufacturing execution systems (MES). The latest news from the company is the launch...

Materialise Opens €7.5M Metal 3D Printing Facility

Belgian 3D printing provider Materialise is growing. Not only did it recently announce an option to acquire MES software developer Link3D, but the company has also opened a new 3,500...


Shop

View our broad assortment of in house and third party products.