Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Tim Shinbara assumed the position of Vice President – Manufacturing Technology at AMT. He brings to the position extensive industry engineering and manufacturing technology experience and has carved out a recognized industry niche with his extensive knowledge of additive manufacturing technologies. His predecessor, Paul Warndorf, will assume the role of Vice President of Strategic Planning and remain active in supporting the Manufacturing Technology department, as well as leveraging his industry experience to support other growth initiatives at AMT.

“This is a great opportunity for me to further serve our members and my colleagues at AMT,” said Shinbara. “Paul has well-positioned the Manufacturing Technology department to accelerate value creation for our members and partners in the areas of MTConnect; expand awareness of manufacturing technology/process advancements; and cultivate synergistic, resourceful relationships established over decades of industry involvement. I look forward to this opportunity, and I am fortunate to have Paul’s mentorship throughout this transition and into 2015.” 

Tim resides on the Executive Committee of America Makes – the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII) and is the AMT liaison for the Additive Working Group and Technology Issues Committee for members within AMT.