Industry veteran joins leadership team
Minnetonka, Minn., Jan 25, 2022 – Today Evolve Additive Solutions (“EAS”), a global
leader in the manufacturing of capital equipment, announced the appointment of Michael Smith as the Sr. VP of Sales and Marketing. Smith will be responsible for guiding and developing the sales and marketing efforts for the company’s global markets.
As an industry veteran, Michael’s progression in the plastics industry includes executive level positions with Pegaso, Borgoricco, Italy as VP Sales and Service North America, Hong Kong based LK Systems as President/CEO. Michael also worked for Husky Injection Molding Systems as General Manager of the Western Region and promoted to International Director of Sales Force Development and Best Practices. Additionally, Michael is an accomplished author
and magician and has served as an officer on industry trade associations (SPI, SPE, PIA). Michael holds a B.S., in Business Administration and Business Management from the University of Phoenix, he studied Business Administration and Management Leadership at University of
Virginia Darden School of Business and received his MBA in Business Administration from the
University of Redlands.
“I have admired Evolve for its innovative technology and dynamic leadership team,“ stated Smith. “I look forward to working with them, and I’m honored to be selected to lead their future growth in advanced manufacturing allowing us to provide industry-leading customer support and product innovation in one of the fastest growing markets in the world.”
Founder and CEO, Steve Chillscyzn, stated , “We view our decision as a reflection of our commitment to a growing market. Acceptance of our process equipment platform and increasing
demand from our customers has led us to seek an expansion of our products, support and services globally. Michael is an innovator in the plastics industry, and we are confident he and
his team will continue the pursuit of excellence synonymous with the Evolve brand.”
Evolve’s STEP (selective thermoplastic electrophotographic process) technology sits alongside
traditional manufacturing processes, such as injection molding, on the manufacturing floor and
augments an organization’s production capabilities allowing freedom of design and faster time to market with “toolless” production. Evolve’s ecosystem and products and services includes
hardware, software, materials, services and applications consulting.
About Evolve Additive Solutions
Evolve Additive Solutions is transforming how the world manufactures. Founded in 2017, the company offers Additive Manufacturing production equipment, materials, software, service, consulting and application services. Evolve allows for manufacturing flexibility, creating uniquely functional products while increasing speed to market and efficiency securing supply chains. Evolve’s patented STEP (selective thermoplastic electrophotographic process) technology is able to efficiently produce commercial grade production parts and create unique products that cannot be manufactured with traditional methods. The company is headquartered in Minnetonka, MN with a materials technology center based in Rochester, NY.