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Jake Bear Named New Product Manager for Precision Strip at AMETEK SMP

Friday, October 1, 2021

Jake Bear Named New Product Manager for
Precision Strip at AMETEK SMP

Lancaster, PA, USA (01 October 2021) – AMETEK Specialty Metal Products (SMP) has appointed Jake Bear to the role of Product Manager for its Strip Business unit from September 2021. Jake will oversee the development of new products and markets. The range of products include precision metal strip, ultra-thin foil, shaped wire, shaped components, and thermal management products. He will also support existing customers for the metal strip part of AMETEK SMP’s operations. Jake is based at Hamilton Precision Metals in Lancaster, Pennsylvania - one of the two metal strip facilities at AMETEK SMP.

Jake has a Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Penn State University. He also has a strong background in manufacturing. Before joining AMETEK SMP, Jake progressed in his previous company over five years from Application Engineer to Product Line Manager. His responsibilities included creating and executing strategic growth projects for key accounts within North America.

Jake says: “Joining AMETEK SMP is a great step forward for me and my career, and I’m keen to get started. I’m especially looking forward to adding value to our customers and developing opportunities for our precision strip metal products in new and exciting markets.”

Ryan Smith, DVP and Strip Business Unit Manager at AMETEK SMP adds: “I’m delighted to welcome Jake to our team. As well as supporting our current customers, he will lead efforts for the strategic development and management of our strip metal products. I look forward to working with him.”

AMETEK SMP is a global leader in manufacturing specialty metal powders, precision metal tubing, high purity metal strip, ultra-thin foil, and shaped wire.