42 Technology appoints Head of Manufacturing

42 Technology appoints Head of Manufacturing

November 2020

42 Technology has appointed Dr Peter Brown, a highly experienced technology and process development consultant, as our first head of manufacturing and digital deposition.

As part of his new role, Peter will help to consolidate and build on 42 Technology’s existing experience and track record in delivering new or improved manufacturing processes for some of the world’s top FMCG and industrial brands.

Recent projects in this area include helping FMCG brands to reduce manufacturing waste and use more sustainable materials, particularly packaging. Also to reconfigure their existing production lines to accommodate new product ingredients or formats.

In addition, Peter will help target a number of emerging market opportunities to apply high speed digital deposition technologies. This will include industrial inkjet, precision coating and aerosol generation across a wider range of manufacturing settings.
Portrait of Dr Peter Brown

Peter will significantly strengthen our existing in-house manufacturing and process development capabilities. We are delighted he has decided to join us. He is well known within the consulting sector for his experience in developing and deploying new technologies on a global scale. And his skilled approach in leading and mentoring multi-disciplinary technical teams.
Dr Jon Spratley, CEO

More about Peter

Before joining 42 Technology, Peter spent almost 16 years in senior technology and business development roles with The Technology Partnership. He was instrumental in developing its proprietary inkjet technology to deposit functional industrial fluids such as adhesives, sealants and electronic materials. He has also worked at PA Consulting and across multiple sectors including automotive and aerospace, 3D printing, printed electronics and life sciences.

Peter has a PhD in physics from University of Cambridge, and an M.Sci in physics from University of St Andrews. His interests outside work include golf and cycling. Also, Munro bagging – he has climbed 202 of the 282 hills in Scotland of over 3,000 feet.

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