About
Many automakers have unveiled plans to release a significant number of electric vehicle (EV) models over the coming years, with many set to debut more affordable models in the next 5–10 years. Consumer demand together with more stringent environmental regulations are driving automotive OEMs to expand offerings to cover their entire portfolios—including SUVs and pickup trucks. Join this webinar to learn from automotive experts how additive manufacturing can address the need for shorter product development cycles, lighter-weight components and class A finished final parts.

This webinar is part of a multi-part series about 3D printing for EVs. To learn more and to view the other sessions as they are announced, please check out the full series.

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When
Mon, May 9, 2022 · 2:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (GMT -4:00)
Agenda
  • EV model release landscape
  • How to choose automotive parts for AM
  • Less-ugly additive: textures and post-processing
Presenters
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Aaron DeLong
Solutions Architect, HP 3D
With over 20 years in the automotive industry, Aaron has spent much of that time at IAC, a tier-one supplier focusing on interior plastics. There he held positions in design, engineering, safety and innovation. Additive manufacturing has been a tool for prototype development, manufacturing aids and innovation enablers for most of his career. Aaron joined HP in 2019 to focus on supporting OEMs to realize the benefit of additive as a cost-avoidance tool in development, validation path and to address parts on vehicles through a production road map.
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Wes Kramer
3D Application Engineer, HP
Wes Kramer is a 3D application engineer at HP based out of San Diego. He supports the sales team by answering technical questions regarding MJF 3D printing, providing in-depth part cost analyses and assisting with 3D application selection. Specializing in post-processing and texturing, he works with customers to get the most out of their MJF 3D printer and bring end-use parts to market.
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Wagon Wills
Chief Engineer, Gonzales
Wagon Wills is chief engineer at Gonzalez and has worked in various engineering roles over the last 16 years. He has worked on products and automation projects in numerous industries, including automotive, renewable energy, aerospace and heavy industry. His key areas of interest and expertise are in design for manufacturing, material selection, design optimization, joining technologies and robotic systems.
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Stephanie Hendrixson
Executive Editor, Additive Manufacturing
Stephanie (Monsanty) Hendrixson reports on 3D printing technology and applications as executive editor for Additive Manufacturing. She is also co-host of The Cool Parts Show, a video series that highlights unique, unusual and weird 3D printed parts, and co-host and creator of the AM Radio podcast.

Stephanie got her start in manufacturing media in 2012, through an internship with AM's sister publication Modern Machine Shop, and continues to contribute to MMS as a guest blogger. She is the local ambassador for the Cincinnati chapter of Women in 3D Printing (Wi3DP). In 2019 Stephanie was named among Temboo’s 20 Women in Manufacturing That Are Influencing the Industry, and previously appeared in a panel discussion on “Digital Transformation: Gaining a Competitive Advantage with Data and Diversity” hosted by Women in Big Data at IMTS 2018.

Stephanie holds a B.A. in English literature and history from the University of Mount Union, as well as an M.A. in professional writing from the University of Cincinnati. She currently serves on the UC Professional Writing Advisory Board. Stephanie is an avid runner, food enthusiast and sourdough baker. She lives in Ohio with her husband Paul and rescue cats Artemis and Freya.
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