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Nikon SLM Solutions Strengthens US Customer Support with Dedicated Engineering Team

LONG BEACH, CA, USA, Jun 5, 2024 – Nikon SLM Solutions is excited to announce the establishment of a dedicated engineering team in the United States, aimed at enhancing support and collaboration with our US customers. This initiative underscores our commitment to providing exceptional service and innovation tailored to the unique needs of our North American market.

Nneji Kemakolam Appointed as Vice President of Engineering for the United States

Effective April 1st, 2024, Nneji Kemakolam will assume the role of Vice President of Engineering for the United States, reporting out of Nikon SLM’s newly established HQ in Long Beach, CA. With a solid engineering and product development background and extensive experience in additive manufacturing, Nneji is poised to lead our North American engineering initiatives, driving process enhancements, product design innovations, and successful product launches.

“Our continued investment in our engineering capabilities is a testament to our commitment to drive innovation and enhance customer satisfaction,” said Sam O’Leary, CEO of Nikon SLM Solutions. “With Nneji leading our North American efforts, we are confident in our ability to deliver world-class products and solutions that meet the evolving needs of our customers.”

The new engineering team will play a pivotal role in representing Nikon SLM Solutions with strategic customers and future partners. This group will focus on:

  • Enhancing collaboration with US customers by aligning engineering efforts with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Growing the North American engineering organization through strategic recruitment and staffing, ensuring the execution of key product development activities.
  • Serving as the primary point of contact for local engineering personnel, fostering strong communication and coordination with global engineering departments.
  • Building relationships with local universities and research institutes to access top talent, explore external research projects, and evaluate emerging technologies that are partnered with major US OEMs.

By establishing a robust engineering presence in the United States, Nikon SLM Solutions aims to provide unparalleled support to our US customers. This initiative will enhance our ability to deliver innovative, high-quality products and solutions that meet the specific needs of the North American market.

“Nikon SLM Solutions is dedicated to empowering our customers in shaping the future of manufacturing,” added Nneji Kemakolam. “Our new team will enable us to respond more swiftly to customer needs, drive technological advancements, and strengthen our position as a leader in the additive manufacturing industry.”

For more information on Nikon SLM Solutions and our engineering initiatives, please visit Nikon SLM Solutions’ website.

About Nikon SLM Solutions

Nikon SLM Solutions AG is a global provider of integrated metal additive manufacturing solutions. Leading the industry since its inception, it continues to drive the future of metal AM in every major industry with its customers’ long-term success at its core. Nikon SLM Solutions is home to the world’s fastest metal additive manufacturing machines boasting up to 12 lasers and enabling build rates of up to 1000ccm/h. With a portfolio of systems to suit every customer’s needs, along with its team of experts closely collaborating at every stage of the process, Nikon SLM Solutions leads the way on return on investment with maximum efficiency, productivity, and profitability. Nikon SLM Solutions believes that additive manufacturing is the future of manufacturing and has the desire and capability to take its customers there – right now.

Nikon SLM Solutions AG is a Company headquartered in Germany, with offices in Canada, China, France, India, Italy, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and the United States.

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Nitin Patil
Nitin Patil
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