Episode 6: James Austin, CEO of North Thin Ply Technology
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James Austin, CEO of North Thin Ply Technology, talks about the company’s start in the marine environment and how it continues to grow in other sectors.
North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) is a materials and technology specialist based in Switzerland. James Austin, CEO of North Thin Ply Technology, talks about the company’s beginnings, lessons from working in different end markets and the use of automation in composites manufacturing.
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