Senior Associate Consultant
Shane Collins is the head of additive manufacturing advisory services at ASTM International. In this role, Shane is responsible for leading a best-in-class advisory services program for the additive manufacturing and advanced manufacturing industries. The services include but are not limited to custom training, standards education, support of certification needs, and beyond. He is a 20-year veteran of the additive manufacturing industry holding various positions in product management, business development, and operations for both 3D printing machine manufacturers and tier 1 part suppliers in both polymers and metals. He led several metal powder bed fusion standards and holds the position of Chair of the ASTM F42.07 on additive manufacturing Applications and was formerly for 10 years, Chair of F42.05 on Materials and Process. Shane was presented the ASTM Robert F. Painter Memorial Award in 2017, the ASTM Award of Merit in 2018 and has the honorary title of Fellow, the highest ASTM recognition. He is a co-author of publications in the powder bed fusion of 17-4 stainless steel, nickel alloy 625, and nickel alloy 718. Shane graduated from Purdue University in 1980 with a BS in Management. Prior to joining ASTM, Shane was the V.P. of Additive Industries of North America, Inc and the General Manager of the Process and Application Development Center in Camarillo, CA.