Global Business Development Director Additive Manufacturing
Additive Manufacturing //
Effective Metal Additive Manufacturing in practice
Ümit Aydin started as a product & tool designer at GKN in 2002 and transited to the role of
Technology Director Europe until mid-2016. He is committed to new technologies and
therefore decided to bring the life-changing technology of metal additive manufacturing to
the next level.
In 2017 he became Global Business Development Director Additive Manufacturing.
Ümit Aydin holds a diploma in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Duisburg,
For a successful introduction of AM in your daily business it is crucial that you choose the potentially right
products. Identifying, seeing and then approaching applications can easily be done if you are facing it correctly.
GKN’s AM story is exactly matching the needs of the market, ensuring the right value through the additive
The agility of additive manufacturing with its upcoming new manufacturing technologies makes it quiet
complex to find the right one for your products ensuring you did not paint yourself into the corner with an
outdated technology in a few years.
How to make proper use of AM and explain exemplary what use cases were identified to drive your business is
shown to the audience.