U.S. Metal Powders (USMP) has announced that Colin DeVille has joined its subsidiary Poudres Hermillon SARL as general manager/ directeur general.

 USMP produces aluminum powders with two aluminum powder production facilities, Ampal in Palmerton PA and Poudres Hermillon in France.

‘We are extremely proud and privileged to have Colin head up Poudres Hermillon SARL, and we welcome him to our organization,’ said Clive Ramsey, president & CEO of USMP.  ’Colin brings a wealth of industrial experience and will be a great asset to our executive management team.’

DeVille will help develop the company’s conventional nodular and spherical aluminum and aluminum alloy powders as well as its ultra-fine powders designed for advanced production processes including metal injection molding, 3D printing and additive manufacturin,.  

Before joining Poudres Hermillon in France, DeVille was with AMG Alpoco, UK Limited, where he spent 11 years gaining a broad knowledge of the global aluminum powder business.  

This story is reprinted from material from U.S. Metal Powders, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.