Market Manager and Engineering Consultant
M Holland Company, 3D Printing Group
Haleyanne Freedman is the Global Engineering Market Manager for 3D Printing at M. Holland. She got her start in industrial manufacturing working for an Optics and Lens manufacturing company before happening upon an opportunity in Additive Manufacturing which changed the trajectory of her career significantly. She was then recruited to manage the new-to-market 3D Printing division at one of the largest machine tool importers in the United States. Haleyanne has since developed in-depth knowledge and expertise in 3D printing through her professional work as well as her time working and experimenting with her home 3D printing lab which houses 9 of her own 3D Printers. She is well-versed in multiple CAD programs and received a certification in Additive Manufacturing Polymers and Metals from MIT. Haleyanne leads M. Holland’s Additive Manufacturing group directing strategy, directing the consulting, and engineering efforts of the division, while advising clients on equipment and product selection, process optimization and adoption, design and engineering, and material and application validation. Haleyanne serves as the North America National Chair for Women in 3D Printing and the Vice Chair of Women in Manufacturing. She is also active in the Northeast Ohio Manufacturing Cluster, the Additive Manufacturing Users Group, the Society of Women Engineers. Haleyanne was awarded the “Rising Stars” award by Plastics News in 2020 and the “Most Influential Women in Manufacturing”. Haleyanne has a strong presence in the 3D printing community, delivering presentations and training sessions at many industry events. Haleyanne often presents at RAPID + TCT, AMUG, AMI, and many other plastic industry events. In her interview with 3DPrint.com, Haleyanne discussed her background and offered insight on how additive manufacturing can be implemented in traditional manufacturing.