Nikon SLM Solutions Develops Dedicated Engineering Team

Goal is to enhance support and collaboration with its U.S. customers. 

Goal is to enhance support and collaboration with its U.S. customers. 

Nneji Kemakolam, appointed as vice president of Engineering for the United States. Image courtesy of Nikon.

Nikon SLM Solutions announces the establishment of a dedicated engineering team in the United States, aimed at enhancing support and collaboration with its U.S. customers. 

Nneji Kemakolam has assumed the role of vice president of Engineering for the United States, reporting out of Nikon SLM's newly established headquarters in Long Beach, CA. With an engineering and product development background and experience in additive manufacturing, Nneji will lead the North American engineering initiatives, driving process enhancements, product design innovations, and product launches.

“Our continued investment in our engineering capabilities is a testament to our commitment to drive innovation and enhance customer satisfaction,” says Sam O'Leary, CEO of Nikon SLM Solutions. 

The new engineering team will help represent 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.

“Nikon SLM Solutions is dedicated to empowering our customers in shaping the future of manufacturing,” adds 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.”

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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