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Michael Speaker

Michael Speaker leads the 3D Printing Division at J.W. Speaker and is part of the 4th generation of the Speaker family. Having grown up in the business, Michael brings extensive knowledge in Manufacturing, Engineering and Continuous Improvement to his role — leading the team in pioneering new ways to produce innovative vehicle lighting solutions for OEM companies using the latest technologies in additive manufacturing.


Enhancing OEM Custom Design Efficiencies and Productivity with 3D Printing for the Industrial Vehicle Market

For today’s OEM designers and manufacturers, developing the latest custom vehicle lighting designs for electric and hybrid vehicles in construction, agricultural, industrial, commercial and off-highway industries is a complicated endeavor. With a focus on improving operator and workforce safety and enhancing cabin design, the high mix of components, complexity of assembly and stringent testing requirements represent just a small sample of the lighting challenges to overcome. Guided by an unwavering passion for incorporating new technology into OEM designs, hear how a U.S.-based LED lighting manufacturer is using cutting-edge additive manufacturing technologies to develop the next generation of innovative vehicle lighting solutions while solving new challenges such as enhanced safety measures, supply chain, profitability, and production times. Join us to learn more!