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Optomec Appoints Former Machine Tool Industry COO as VP Business Development

Optomec, a leading global supplier of production grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printed metals and 3D printed electronics today announced that Jamie Hanson, former Chief Operating Officer at Methods 3D has assumed responsibilities in the newly created position of VP Business Development at Optomec.

For the past 10 years, Mr. Hanson served as the Director of Corporate Development at Methods Machine Tools and COO of Methods 3D, one of the largest US distributors of machine tools, where he also initiated their activities in 3D Printing. Prior to that, Jamie was at Applied Materials for 17 years, where he was Director of Eastern Regional Account Operations. Mr. Hanson is a graduate from the US Military Academy at West Point and was an Airborne Ranger.

“I am thrilled to be joining Optomec, particularly at this inflection point, where additive manufacturing is being adopted into production processes. Optomec technology is uniquely positioned to take advantage of this opportunity and I am excited in my role to help our customers implement this technology to make a difference in their business.”

Jamie Hanson, VP of Business Development, Optomec

“Jamie has a truly unique background as a commercial executive in both the machine tool and semiconductor equipment markets, each of which is crucial to Optomec’s growth strategy” said Optomec CEO, Dave Ramahi “I am confident that he will contribute significantly to our continued success.”

Optomec is a privately-held, rapidly growing supplier of Additive Manufacturing systems. Optomec’s patented Aerosol Jet Systems for printed electronics and LENS 3D Printers for metal components are used by industry to reduce product cost and improve performance. Together, these unique printing solutions work with the broadest spectrum of functional materials, ranging from electronic inks to structural metals and even biological matter. Optomec has more than 300 marquee customers around the world, targeting production applications in the Electronics, Energy, Life Sciences and Aerospace industries.

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