ACEO® Use Cases
Webinar | Customers & Distributors
ACEO® Use Cases – Healthcare, automotive, soft robotics incl. 3D+
- About WACKER/ACEO
- Key markets overview
- Use cases: Healthcare
- Use cases: Transportation
- Use cases: Soft Robotics and 3D+
Main purpose is to inform about ACEO 3D printing with silicones services from basics to new technology developments
Silicone customers, ACEO multipliers, 3D networks, prototyping companies, spare part providers
Fee (includes value-added tax)0.00 EUR
Number of participants1 - 500
Dr. Vera Seitz
Vera Seitz studied Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Munich, graduating from the Institute of Medical and Polymer Engineering with a doctorate degree. She started her career as Product Design Engineer at WACKER in 2016, joining the ACEO® Project 3D printing with silicones. In this function, she supports customers in realizing additive part designs and is responsible for the quality control of additive manufactured silicone parts.
Axel Schmidt is Vice President of 3D Printing at Wacker and Head of ACEO®. He has held increasingly responsible sales and management positions within WACKER – some related to silicone rubber. Schmidt began his career with WACKER in 1994 as a management trainee, progressing to his first of three overseas assignments in the United States as Business Line Manager-Sealants in Adrian, MI before moving to California as President of Precision Silicones, Inc. (SILMIX®). Returning to Germany in 2006, he was Director for Distribution Management and Managing Director of WACKER SCHOTT Solar GmbH as well as Director Rubber Solutions and he was responsible for WACKER’s silicones business in North and Central as Vice President from 2012 to 2017. Before his appointment at ACEO® he was as “Chief Digital Officer” responsible for Customer Experience and New Business Model.
Sarah Burke studied at Eastern Michigan University, where she received a Master of Science degree in 2015. She began her career with WACKER in 2016 as a research and development scientist in the newly established SILICONES R&D Center in Ann Arbor, MI, where she helped to develop products for the personal care and decorative coating market segments. Sarah joined the ACEO® team in fall 2018 with responsibility for the US Open Print Lab.
Joanna Fioravanti earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Adrian College. After an internship as a lab technician, Joanna joined WACKER full time as part of the Commercial Rotation Program in June 2012. This program involved two years of various sales and marketing projects through out WACKER’s chemical divisions. In June 2014, Joanna transitioned to the Construction Silicones team as Sales Manager. Joanna recently joined the ACEO® team in December 2019 as Business Development Manager for the NCA region.
Egbert Klaassen is an Industrial Design Engineer (MSc) by education. He has worked in different functions at major chemical companies throughout his career. He has experience with a variety of chemical technologies such as engineering plastics, silicones as well as specialty monomers. He also has in-depth knowledge of multiple market segments such as healthcare, pharmaceuticals, automotive, electronics, consumer goods and paints & coatings. Egbert joined the ACEO® team, WACKER’s 3D printing with silicones service, in June 2018 where has been responsible for marketing until today
Franziska Chatzisaros joined WACKER as a cooperate trainee in 2013 and assisted with many projects in commercial departments, after which she joined the Procurement team for raw materials. Since 2018, she has been the sales manager for ACEO® in Europe, responsible for raising awareness for the application potential of silicone 3D printing as a new technology throughout the industry.