Advanced Metalworking Practices Inc. (AMP), a manufacturer of feedstock for Metal Injection Moulding (MIM), headquartered in Carmel, Indiana, USA, has announced the appointment of Christopher M. Chapman as its new Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Chapman will be responsible for developing new business opportunities for AMP’s wax/polymer (Advamet) and catalytic (Advacat) MIM feedstock binder systems. He is also expected to maintain the company’s existing business while expanding market development efforts globally.
Chapman previously worked as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Sun Star Inc., Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA. In that role, he was responsible for maintaining and growing Sun Star’s medical and general industrial client base in North America. He also served in the role of Engineering and Technical Design Support. Prior to that, he worked as a Sales and Marketing Manager at Allegheny Performance Plastics and a Technical Engineer at James Walker & Co. Ltd. Chapman holds a Higher National Certificate in Mechanical and Production Engineering from Guildford College of Technology, Surrey, UK, and is a member of the Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE) and a past section president.
“Chris’ wide-ranging experience in both selling and servicing the needs of clients in the plastic and Metal Injection Moulding markets puts him in a strong position to help increase demand for our numerous feedstocks offerings,” stated Lane Donoho, AMP’s President. “As a seasoned professional who has spent more than three decades in the industry, Chris has both the technical skill and the market end-use acumen to bridge between application quality attributes and raw material configuration requirements.”