Valeria Tirelli is the Chief Executive Officer of Aidro Hydraulics & 3D Printing, an Italian company that specialises in implementing additive manufacturing in hydraulic applications. She manages the enterprise, founded by her father thirty-six years ago. Valeria’s knowledge of fluid power products and 3D printing is transforming the business and moving it towards industry 4.0. Thanks to AM technology, Aidro is now able to create innovative hydraulic solutions and take advantage of customisation features, lightweight designs, function integration and new materials.
After completing degrees in Business Administration and Finance, Valeria worked for ten years as a Financial Controller at a multinational chemical firm. In 2012, she succeeded her father and became the CEO of Aidro. The company began their 3D printing activities over five years ago, firstly with polymers and then with metal materials. Valeria created a department dedicated to metal powder bed fusion, and she promotes the use of AM in fluid power applications.