Rick Brandt Named Publisher of Additive Manufacturing Media

Monday, March 11, 2019

(Cincinnati, OH) Gardner Business Media announced today that Rick Brandt, previously the company’s regional vice president for the west coast, has been promoted to publisher of the Additive Manufacturing brand , where he will direct the sales and business development efforts for the multi-channel media outlet.

“Manufacturers are adopting 3D printing technology more and more, and the Additive Manufacturing brand is growing with that demand,” said Brandt. “I am excited about the future and the opportunity to connect our audience with the technologies and trends that will help them succeed.”

Joining Gardner Business Media in 2006, Brandt is based in the greater Los Angeles area and has represented the metalworking, composites, additive, & plastics processing markets for Gardner.  He holds a BA degree in marketing from the College of Business at California State University San Bernardino. 

“Rick possesses a deep knowledge of the media business and the advanced materials and manufacturing marketplace”, commented Rick Kline, Jr., President of Gardner Business Media. “His ability to work with our diverse customer base, help them build and increase their brand awareness and achieve their marketing goals and objectives, makes him the perfect leader for Additive Manufacturing and our team.”

In his new role, Brandt will lead the editorial, marketing and sales teams of Additive Manufacturing and its media channels.


About Additive Manufacturing: 

Additive Manufacturing is devoted to industrial applications of 3D printing technology. The focus is on the ways manufacturers are using this technology to make tooling, molds, functional prototypes and end-use production parts in a range of industry sectors.


About Gardner Business Media:

Gardner Business Media has been committed to serving and connecting buyers and sellers of manufacturing technology for more than 90 years. Today, Gardner uses multiple distribution channels – including print, digital and events – to provide manufacturers with content they need to be competitive and grow their businesses.

Gardner's media division includes 12 integrated media brands serving the industrial metalworking, plastics, composites, finishing and automotive industries.