Category: Expert Interviews

Exclusive Interview with James Baker, CEO at Graphene@Manchester

We sat down with James Baker to discuss the advent of graphene, the groundbreaking new applications of the 2D material and what he is most looking forward to at the July show. Watch the interview below.

Exclusive Interview with Alan Banks, UK Innovations Manager at Ford

1. What’s your role and responsibility with your current organisation and how does it fit in with the wider industry? My current role is within the UK Innovations Team with a remit for looking affordable weight reductions for our Commercial Vehicles. Commercial Vehicles are the lifeblood of our industry and in an electrified world, the… Continue

Q&A with Tom Wasley, Senior Research Engineer, Manufacturing Technology Centre

Tom Wasley is the Lead engineer in Ceramic Additive Manufacturing within the National Centre for AM at the MTC. He is speaking at The Advanced Materials Show 2019. 1. Tom, you are responsible for the proposal, technical delivery and management of Ceramic AM related projects. What are you working on currently? Unfortunately, the confidential nature… Continue

Q&A with Michael Edwards, Business Director – Advanced Materials, Thomas Swan

Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd. is an independent chemical manufacturing company. With offices and warehousing in the UK, USA, and China, the growing company exports to over 80 countries worldwide. Thomas Swan’s Advanced Materials division is a global leader in the development and supply of carbon nanomaterials and other 2D materials for new and emerging… Continue

Q&A with James Baker, CEO of Graphene@Manchester

1. At the start of the year, the Graphene Engineering and Innovation Centre (GEIC) became operational with the vision of seeing ‘industry-led development in graphene applications in partnership with academics’. How has the response been so far from industry? The GEIC was officially opened in Dec 2018 and we had over 600 visitors including c250 from… Continue

Q&A with Sean Appleton, General Sales & Marketing Manager, 3M

In the latest in our series of interviews with members of our Advisory Board speaker panel, we talk to Sean Appleton, General Sales & Marketing Manager, 3M. 1. Your passion is innovation, what do you think has been the greatest innovation in the Advanced Materials industry recently? I am particularly impressed by the pace of development in… Continue

Q&A with Isabel Potestio, Business Developer, Lithoz GmbH

Lithoz offers an industrial additive manufacturing process for both the single and series production of high-performance ceramics and bioresorbable materials. Exhibiting at Ceramics UK on stand 1639, Isabel Potestio has been with Lithoz as a business developer since January 2017 and will be presenting the latest in Lithography Ceramic Manufacturing while also specifically discussing biomedical… Continue

Q&A with Landon Mertz, CEO, Cerion Nanomaterials.

In the latest in our series of interviews with members of our Advisory Board speaker panel, we talk to Landon Mertz, CEO, Cerion Nanomaterials. 1. What do you see as being the most exciting developments taking place in the Nanotechnology sector? Since the inception of Cerion, I’ve seen the industrial base transition from basic research interest in nanotechnology… Continue