Springfield, MA, February 07, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- nuFaktory, LLC announces the addition of Tom Scotton as its newest Principal. Mr. Scotton’s move is in response to rapidly expanding opportunities for additively manufactured parts, repairs and products in the aerospace and defense sectors. These early adopter industries which Tom knows well, are creating the paradigms for revised and new business models due to be embraced across multiple industries throughout 2015 and beyond.
His joining the company combines nuFaktory’s uniquely seasoned, business services and digital fabrication team focused on Additive & Digital Manufacturing applications, methods and technologies together with Tom’s years of leadership and expertise within the world of advanced manufacturing.
“I and my colleagues are very excited over the addition of Tom to our team,” said Rudy N. Vogel, Co-Founder and Managing Principal of nuFaktory. “His noted credentials and exceptional experience will help us focus our portfolio of services and technologies in key industrial sectors that are ready for incorporating digital manufacturing principles into their business plans. As these opportunities avail themselves, we will be uniquely positioned with the addition of Tom, to deliver the finest technology solutions to our clients.
“His accomplishments are vast and he is recognized on a national basis for his keen understanding of the highly technical aspects of manufacturing both from the software and hardware sides of the equation. Tom has a vitally important network of contacts who will not only assist nuFaktory in the accomplishment of its business plan, but most importantly, help clients and various industrial sectors recognize the importance of the ‘Digital Thread in Manufacturing.’ As our clients incorporate the requisite tools for manufacturing success that Tom understands, we will thereby do our part in helping the USA soundly reclaim its position as the finest repository of manufacturers in the world.”
“I am very excited about joining the dynamic team at nuFaktory,” said Tom Scotton. “They are unique in their capabilities and understanding of what is required in making manufacturers successful in the 21st century. Their vision is spot on and is what led me to want to become part of their company. The nuFaktory experts possess deep knowledge of digital manufacturing technologies and new business models within the additive space. Creating efficiencies in the manufacturing process is one part of the equation. The other part is understanding how this effectiveness can be interpreted into a means of capturing new business opportunities and market share. nuFaktory can execute on both fronts.”
Mr. Scotton further stated “I believe that by working with the team at nuFaktory, a common vision is shared for recapturing a larger portion of the US manufacturing base through the use of new technologies and innovation. Together, nuFaktory and I can help make that happen.”
About Tom Scotton:
Mr. Scotton has more than thirty years of experience working in the application of Digital Manufacturing technology solutions. He started his career as a Research Engineer at the venerable United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) developing automated assembly and other robotic application workcells. In 2005 he began his tenure as Senior Adviser and Director, Modeling and Simulation for the nationally recognized Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) working on the National Aerospace and Leadership Initiative project funded by the USAF. At CCAT he also conceived and helped to initiate their Advanced Manufacturing Center (AMC). Tom has advised numerous manufacturing SMEs throughout New England and Fortune 100 companies helping them uncover new efficiencies and effectiveness on their shop floor through the use of software and hardware solutions. He is a frequent lecturer at nationally recognized symposiums and conferences.
About nuFaktory, LLC:
nufaktory, LLC is the FIRST 3D Printing and related technologies Application Service Provider in the fast growing world of Digital Manufacturing. Our expertise and networks stretch well beyond making things. We know how to combine cutting-edge technologies into a solution set that will help your company grow its business and implement new sources of revenue through the use of technology driven solutions. We are motivated proponents of revitalizing manufacturing in the USA!