Steve Freitas is the Director of New Product Development at IMI CCI. Steve has over 25 years of experience in the design, selection, and application of high pressure and high temperature valves in fossil power plants and oil & gas facilities. Steve’s R&D team has over ten years of experience in the development and installation of AM parts at CCI. His R&D team has developed several new valve designs using AM; has worked with energy market customers to validate AM components for their applications; and has installed hundreds of AM parts in applications with pressures up to 4000 psi and temperatures of up to 1100 F.