Additive Manufacturing. Tekna experienced rapid growth, opening offices in India, China and South Korea, and expanding its manufacturing operations in Canada and France. In 2019, he spearheaded the implementation of a joint venture with a subsidiary of ArcelorMittal for the manufacturing of Nickel alloy powders. Tekna’s success led to its listing on the Euronext Growth of Oslo Bors in 2021.
Concurrently to developing the company, Mr. Dionne and his team played a leading role in establishing an Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence in Canada, with two research chairs and more than ten industrial research partnership programs with leading Canadian universities and technical schools. Mr. Dionne acted as a member of the Canadian Government Advanced Manufacturing Economic Strategy Table in 2017 and was a Governor on the Board of Directors for transport and polymers from 2008 to 2010.
Mr. Dionne holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from Montreal Polytechnique. He was awarded the Technological Innovation Award from Polytechnique Montréal Alumni in 2020, and the Gilles-Demers Award for aerospace Innovation in 2021.