This addition expands Evolve’s Board of world-class global leaders
MINNEAPOLIS — (BUSINESS WIRE) — January 13, 2021 — Today Evolve Additive Solutions announced that Volker Hammes, Managing Director BASF New Business GmbH, Ludwigshafen/Rhein Vice President & Head of Business Build-up has been appointed to its Board of Directors effective November 2020.
Volker is an industry veteran within BASF and will bring many years of knowledge, experience, and leadership to Evolve. Currently he is responsible for Business Build-up of innovative material solutions e.g., for E-Power Management, Functional Feed Additives, and 3D-Printing. Additionally, he is Chairman of BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of BASF New Business based in Heidelberg/Germany. Volker Hammes holds a Master of Science degree with first-class honors in Mechanical Engineering/Plastics Technology from RWTH Aachen University.
“With over 30 years of experience in the industrial use of materials I wish to contribute to introducing the STEP™ technology of Evolve into the manufacturing world of tomorrow,” stated Hammes, “Therefore, I will dominantly take the perspective of a potential user both from an application and an economics point of view.”
“We are pleased to welcome Volker, his deep experience in global additive manufacturing will be invaluable to Evolve as we grow our business and pursue our mission of enabling our customers to manufacture in revolutionary new ways,” said Steve Chillscyzn, Co-Founder and CEO of Evolve. “We’ve added extensive experience to our board within the past several months and we’re looking forward to positioning the company for long-term growth.”
This appointment expands Evolve’s board to seven members all that hold deep knowledge in manufacturing, technology, and innovation.
About Evolve Additive Solutions
Evolve Additive Solution is an organization whose mission is to produce innovative manufacturing solutions that enable customers to manufacture in revolutionary new ways. Evolve is pioneering the manufacturing market with technologies and solutions centered around production applications with real-world thermoplastics. Its revolutionary STEP technology and SVP platform will radically improve manufacturing and enable disruptive new business models for organizations by unlocking the full capabilities of Additive Manufacturing. For company updates, follow Evolve on LinkedIn and Twitter. Evolve Additive Solutions is headquartered in Minnetonka, MN with a materials technology center based in Rochester, NY
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Cheryl Hillman, Evolve Additive Solutions