3D Printing in Auto Repair Task Force
Imagine Additive Consulting
Task Force Leader
30+ year additive manufacturing (AM) for automotive veteran. A recognized leader in the AM industry spending much of career leading the implementation of AM at Ford Motor Company for powertrain prototype and vehicle production manufacturing applications.
Leading IBIS’s strategic and operational strategy deployment, connecting the global collision repair sector, across continents. With the primary focus of raising knowledge, know-how and standards for better industry-wide outcomes for every stakeholder
Auto Repair & Collision
Representing the Collision and Auto Repair Industry, Mario is one of the industry's leading innovators, driving digital transformations across many sectors of collision repair, including 3D printing. He is an IBIS Ambassador and brings to the task force over 30 years of automotive plastic & collision repair experience.
HP Global Head
Responsible for leading the HP polymer teams and the development of the portfolio. Experienced executive in business management and development. Expertise in specialty chemicals, plastics and additive manufacturing. Advisor and board member of start-ups and mid-size companies.
3M, Automotive Aftermarket Division
Director, Global Application Engineering
Dan holds a degree in Collision Repair as well as a BS in Technology Management. He started his 3M career in sales and expanded his experience as an Application Engineer, Application Engineering Supervisor and is now Director for the 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division’s Global Application Engineering team.
BASF Forward AM
6 years in additive manufacturing. Passionate about driving innovation and solving problems. Leveraging the traditional know how of BASF to drive material advancement, hardware integration, and application development in Additive Manufacturing
He has more than 20 years additive manufacturing experience across a broad range of AM technologies in automotive, Military and Aerospace. He also has deep understanding of injection molding and resin materials. An enthusiastic advocate of Additive Manufacturing technologies to solve complex problems in Automotive manufacturing.
30+ years representing the Auto Recycling Industry in Canada. Members recover parts and materials from end-of-life vehicles in an environmentally sustainable manner and raise awareness on how the industry can increase the level of used and repaired parts in collisions.
Collection & Recycling
Carrying on "A Tradition of Recycling" Dave leads a team on a mission to close the loop on collision replaced plastics from the automotive collision repair industry. As a patent creator in the manufacturing and recycling sectors Dave has over 25 years of industry experience.
Vice-president, Technical Products, Programs & Services
Jeff is the vice-president, technical products, programs & services, As a 40-year veteran of the collision industry, Jeff has extensive experience collaborating with all segments of the collision repair aftermarket. He is the immediate past chair of the Collision Industry Conference (CIC) and has held board positions with the National Auto Body Council (NABC), Collision Industry Foundation (CIF) and the American Liver Foundation
Würth Additive Group
AJ leads Würth Additive Group, a company focused on building the future of integrated digital and physical inventory programs. As a member of the multinational Würth Group they aim to make 3D printing an everyday practice with their clients.
Head of Collision & Coatings
Over 30 years working in automotive refinish distribution, dedicated to servicing the collision repair sector. Extensive experience in business management, supply chain, branch operations and commercial development. Passionate about delivering solutions businesses need, to capture new opportunities and propel the industry forward.
Principal Engineer – Automotive Repair
25 years in the automotive repair sector, with aftermarket & OEM repair expertise. Influencing positive change within the industry is what led him to Thatcham Research. His role is pivotal in enabling safe, sustainable repair through the provision of Automotive Risk Intelligence to industry stakeholders.