Materials For A Changing Additive Manufacturing Landscape
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Grand Ballroom C Track 6
15:15 - 15:40
Covestro, a leader in polyurethanes and polycarbonates, is developing a comprehensive range of filaments, powders, and liquid resins for all major 3D printing technologies. This talk will cover Covestro's development of engineering polymers for a 3D printing market landscape which is fast changing from prototyping to true additive manufacturing.
Julien Guiu is the Global Head for Additive Manufacturing at Covestro. Prior to this, he was Director of Marketing for the Asia Pacific region within Covestro's Coatings, Adhesives, and Specialties business unit. Before joining Covestro, Julien created and managed the Shanghai office for the strategic consulting firm Advancy Consulting. Julien has an MBA from INSEAD, in addition to a Master's degree from MIT and a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics / Physics from Ecole Centrale Paris.
With 2015 sales of EUR 12.1 billion, Covestro is among the world's largest polymer companies. Business activities are focused on the manufacture of high-tech polymer materials and the development of innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, electrical and electronics, construction, and the sports and leisure industries. Covestro has 30 production sites around the globe and employs over 15000 people. The company is developing a comprehensive range of filaments, powders, and liquid resins for all common 3D printing methods