NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Norsk Titanium AS (NTi), a global leader in manufacturing premium quality titanium components for industrial applications, announced today the appointment of Christopher Bohlmann as Senior Vice President, Operations. Mr. Bohlmann will lead the establishment of a long-term production site in the U.S., which is expected to put into aerospace production NTi’s Federal Aviation Administration approved technology. He will report to the newly appointed President & Chief Executive Officer Warren M. Boley.
“The opportunity to join NTi and to be able to immediately change the paradigm on manufacturing titanium components is exciting,” noted NTi Senior Vice President, Operations, Christopher Bohlmann. “I’m looking forward to working with our team to deliver this incredible revolutionary technology to the Aerospace & Defense markets worldwide.”
NTi recently announced its plans to establish the world’s first industrial scale Direct Metal Deposition (DMD) manufacturing facility in the U.S. The transition of the company’s manufacturing operations to the U.S. is part of its long-term strategy to commercialize the application of 3D Printing technology for titanium components. NTi is currently undergoing required approvals for the new facility, which will be supported by the Norsk Titanium Technology Center based in Eggemoen, outside Hønefoss, Norway.
NTi President & Chief Executive Officer Warren M. Boley, Jr. commented, "I am delighted to have Chris join NTi and contribute his significant industry experience and knowledge to form a foundation for our future success. We are fortunate to have his leadership become part of our talented team and play a key role in attracting new talent to join us in the future."
Mr. Bohlmann joins NTi after serving as Director of Operations at Alcoa Forgings and Extrusions Savannah Forgings Operations. Previously he held executive positions with Firth Rixson, where he oversaw greenfield investments and operations within the Firth Rixson Rings Division sites in the U.S. and China. To read Christopher Bohlmann’s biography, visit http://j.mp/NorskTitaniumAS.
About Norsk Titanium AS
Norsk Titanium AS (NTi) is a global leader in manufacturing premium quality titanium components for industrial applications. The company has revolutionized the industry with its proprietary Direct Metal Deposition (DMD) technology that transforms titanium wire into complex components that are up to 70 – 80 percent complete. The 3D printing process involved reduces time from CAD drawings to manufacturing of finished titanium components by up to 90% and the cost by up to 70% compared to incumbent processes. www.norsktitanium.no