As CEO of AM-Flow, Stefan Rink continues his mission to further automate and industrialize additive manufacturing. Stefan holds 25 years of experience in the building, metal, IT, solar and 3D-printing industry, both in executive and partner roles.

In 2015 Stefan took on the exciting challenge to accelerate global production at Shapeways as Global Vice President of Manufacturing. Applying the principles of Lean Six Sigma and Quick Response Manufacturing, QRM, resulted in tripling throughput with the same resources. Stefan is convinced that in addition to great teamwork, further automation and robotization are required to make the next step change in the AM industry. Enabling high mix AND high volume at the same time.