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EWI Adds Three New Team Members to Support Buffalo Manufacturing Works

March 13, 2017

EWI is pleased to announce that we have added three new team members at our New York facility, Buffalo Manufacturing Works. Two of the new employees, Ron Aman and Ryan Hurley, will support the rapidly growing additive manufacturing team as customer demand grows for EWI’s expertise in this technology focus area.

Ron Aman joined Buffalo Manufacturing works as a Senior Engineer. He comes from the Rochester Institute of Technology and prior to earning his advanced degrees in engineering he served in the U.S. Navy as Nuclear Propulsion Operator. Aman will focus on large format additive manufacturing (AM) applied research and development projects with manufacturers from around the country at Buffalo Manufacturing Works. He earned a B.S., M.S. and a Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from North Carolina State University.

Ryan Hurley

Ryan Hurley was hired as a Project Engineer and comes from Sciaky Inc., a leading provider of metal AM solutions located in Chicago, IL. He has extensive experience with electron beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) applications and will be helping clients explore the technology and develop applications to increase competitiveness. Buffalo Manufacturing Works received a Sciaky EBAM machine in early March. Hurley earned his a materials science engineering degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

“As Buffalo Manufacturing Works approaches its second anniversary, EWI continues to add members to our additive manufacturing team due to the growing interest in this technology focus area from clients around the country,” said Michael Ulbrich, President of Buffalo Manufacturing Works. “With world class equipment in house, it’s vital to have the right people in place to develop world class capabilities for our client. We are proud to have both Ron and Ryan join our growing engineering team.”

Rhonda Lombardo

EWI also welcomes Rhonda Lombardo as the new Office Manager at Buffalo Manufacturing Works. She previously served in same capacity at OmniSeq, The Bonadio Group and Collins & Maxwell, LLP. She is a graduate of Houghton College and Bryant & Stratton College.

Buffalo Manufacturing Works, home to EWI’s New York operations, is part of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Buffalo Billion initiative. Since opening its doors in April 2015, Buffalo Manufacturing Works has invested $17 million on state-of-the-art equipment, grown its team to 21 employees and has engaged with clients in a wide variety of industries on more than 80 projects.