Sr. Fellow, Aerospace and Department of Defense Additive Strategy
Donald Godfrey is employed with SLM-Solutions as Sr. Fellow, Aerospace and Department of Defense Additive Strategy. He is a globally recognized authority on additive manufacturing.
Donald spent 11 years at Rolls Royce Aerospace and then 14 years at Honeywell Aerospace and is recognized as the person that led the incorporation of metal printing within that company. He incorporated additive manufacturing technology for Honeywell locations in China, Czech Republic, India, Mexico and three printing facilities in Phoenix, Arizona with one being a reactive metals production facility and another being a nickel alloy production facility.
Donald has spent several years developing the global supply chain for additive in qualifying services providers and powder suppliers in Sweden, Germany, France, Italy, India, The United Kingdom, Norway, Spain, Japan, Canada and The United States.
He is an author having published the book Additive Manufacturing of Metals: The Technology, Materials, Design and Production; Springer Series in Advanced Manufacturing; 2017; ISBN 978-3-319-55127-2.
Donald has been awarded 40 patents in the United States related to additive manufacturing and has been awarded a similar number by the European Patent Agency.
Donald has been documented in various publications including C-Net Magazine, Bloomberg, The Washington Post, Barons, AM Metal and the Phoenix Business Journal.