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Dr. Michael Foley Joins NVBOTS Board of Directors

Dr. Michael Foley Joins NVBOTS Board of Directors

3D Printing Innovator Expands Board with Proven Manufacturing and Engineering Expert

mike-foleyBOSTON, MA - (February 11, 2016) – NVBOTS, the provider of automated, enterprise 3Dprinting solutions disrupting business and education, today announced that Dr. Michael Foley is formally joining the NVBOTS Board of Directors. With 30 years of experience as an engineer, technology executive, and CEO, Michael is a respected manufacturing expert in the field and is also a Mechanical Engineering faculty member at MIT. Dr. Foley is currently an Operating Advisor with Artemis Capital Partners, an Executive Advisor to Corning Incorporated, and an investor in and Board member of multiple for-profit companies including Hypertherm, Adcole, and others. “NVBOTS continues to gain considerable traction in offering enterprise 3D printing solutions, unlike anything else on the market,” said NVBOTS CEO AJ Perez. “Based on our current trajectory and multi-metal 3D printing focus, Michael is a tremendous asset to NVBOTS, given his deep manufacturing and engineering expertise. His insights are invaluable.” Before joining Artemis Capital Partners, from 1997 to 2013 Dr. Foley served as CEO of Reflexite Corporation (sold to Orafol). Prior to Reflexite, he was Group VP and GM for the Laboratory Products Group of Life Sciences International, Inc. (sold to Thermo Instruments, NASDAQ: THI in 1997). Prior to that, Dr. Foley was Manager of Process and Product Development for the Contact Lens Division of Bausch and Lomb, Inc. He also held project management, marketing and technical positions at Draper Labs in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Foley holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has a PhD in Polymer Processing from MIT, with a Minor in Business Administration from the Sloan School of Management. “Driven by an extraordinary team of innovators and entrepreneurs, NVBOTS is breaking new ground in multi-metal 3D printing through being the only company able to print multiple metals in the same build and at high speed,” said Dr. Foley. “The NVBOTS team is passionate about making a difference in the world through 3D printing, and I am proud to partner with them as we embark on their next phase of growth.”


Passionate about problem solving, NVBOTS is the provider of automated, enterprise 3D printing solutions disrupting business and education. NVBOTS customers are able to benefit from ultra high-speed, multi-metal and plastics printing capabilities, based on patented 3D printing technology (coming out of NVLABS). Offering the only 3D printing technology that can print multiple metals in the same build, NVBOTS supports a growing list of metals that includes stainless steel, titanium, nickel, copper nickel, aluminum, zirconium, silver and palladium. With NVBOTS, users can print over 10x faster than existing solutions – and at a significant cost advantage. Essentially an automated factory in a box, the company’s easy-to-use and easy-to- share 3D printing experience is based on the NVPro, the world’s first end-to-end 3D printing solution with automated part removal. Paired with the NVBOTS cloud-based interface, the NVPro runs continuously, 24-7 from any device. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @NVBOTS and on LinkedIn.


AJ Perez, CEO New Valence Robotics Corporation [email protected] 857-317-3130 Jennifer Meyer, for NVBOTS [email protected] 603-508-0551