Manager, Facility Safety & Workforce Development in Additive Manufacturing
Paul Bates is an industry-recognized AM veteran. Paul joined UL in 2014 after serving 20+ years at Reebok where he guided the global athletic footwear leader’s Additive Manufacturing Lab and 3D CAD Team as the director of advanced process engineering. He is a 2012 recipient of the Additive Manufacturing User Group (AMUG) “Dinosaur” Award and has been a member of SME for the past 18 years. He is currently the past president of AMUG.
Paul has a BS degree in Design Technology from Bowling Green State University, and a master’s degree in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix.