Lisa Lehman: “Think About Every Object You Touch And How We Could Make It Better”

Lisa Lehman: “Think About Every Object You Touch And How We Could Make It Better”
Lisa Lehman [Source: Women in 3D Printing]

Lisa Lehman has a passion for manufacturing.

She spent the previous eight years at an injection molder outside of Cleveland, Ohio, and saw firsthand how Additive Manufacturing complements traditional methods of manufacturing.

Joining Carbon in 2018, Lisa strategizes with partners to show how using additive, in particular Carbon Digital Light Synthesis™ technology, can help their customers produce parts at speeds and volumes never before possible. She is focused on working with injection molders, urethane casters and design firms to integrate the Carbon Platform into their offerings.

Nora Touré: Lisa, could you let us know briefly about your background and your journey into Additive Manufacturing?

Lisa Lehman: I started with an injection molder located in Cleveland, OH a decade ago who embraced additive early. The early vision was to move from prototypes to production faster with the customer base. The real bottle neck was always materials so when Carbon arrived on the scene, it made perfect sense and made me join their team.

Nora Touré: To date, what would you say is your greatest achievement in Additive Manufacturing?

Lisa Lehman: Watching the Vitamix Nozzle move from traditional to additive manufacturing. It’s really a game changer for me (consolidation, material, efficiency, etc)

Nora Touré: Have you run into any challenges from being a woman 3D Printing?

Lisa Lehman: Absolutely, I call on traditional molders and most of the time they expect me to bring donuts. Once I can provide them technical information and show sample parts – they change their tune (most of the time).

Nora Touré: What is the most impressive or impactful use of 3D printing you’ve seen so far?

Lisa Lehman: I truly believe that as Carbon pushes the limits of materials and speed, anything is possible. COVID-19 was certainly game changing from the perspective of supporting not only PPE with masks and swabs but also bridge tooling when things were shut-down across the globe. Additive to the rescue!!!

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California-based Nora Toure is the woman behind “Women in 3D Printing”, a group dedicated to promoting and showcasing the use of 3D printing for women. She’s also the Director of Sales & Service Factory Operations at Fast Radius, and a TEDx speaker.

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