Additive Manufacturing Users Group Installs New Board

The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) has installed its 2019-2020 nine-member board. The board is expected to build and oversee the organization of the 2020 AMUG conference.


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The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) has installed its 2019-2020 board. The nine-member board is comprised of both elected and appointed positions, and each board member serves as an officer of the organization. The board’s primary responsibilities are to build and oversee the 2020 AMUG Conference and architect an organizational structure that will support the ongoing growth of this annual event.

AMUG members elected these individuals during the annual conference that was held in Chicago, Illinois.

Carl Dekker of Met-L-Flo will take on the role of president. He says, “The recent growth of AMUG has been astounding! This brings many challenges, which I am pleased to say the new AMUG Board is being very proactive in addressing.“

The finalized 2019- 2020 AMUG Board members are:

  • President: Carl Dekker, Met-L-Flo
  • Past President: Paul Bates, UL
  • Vice President: Jamie Cone, BD
  • Vice President: Andrew Allshorn, At 3D-Squared
  • Event Manager: Tom Sorovetz, FCA
  • Secretary: Leslie Frost, GE Additive
  • Chairman: Gary Rabinovitz, Reebok
  • Treasurer: Vince Anewenter, Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • AM Industry Advisor: Todd Grimm, T. A. Grimm & Associates

In his twenty-sixth term, Thomas Sorovetz of FCA will once again serve as AMUG’s event manager.

The board’s responsibilities include building the program for the 2020 conference, soliciting support from businesses in the additive manufacturing industry and overseeing the event's day-to-day activities. The 2020 AMUG Conference will be held in Chicago, Illinois, from March 22-26.


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