Staff and Management

Element22´s passionate team is the foundation of our success.

With experts in every department, it is our mission to deliver excellent products to our customers. We are fascinated with Titanium and convinced of the huge potential to save resources and create novel geometries by Additive Manufacturing and Powder Metallurgy.

Our DNA:

  • Develop and manufacture high quality products
  • Create value
  • Develop technology
  • Respect people
  • Save resources

Founder and CEO Matthias Scharvogel started building up the company in 2011 with a handful of knowledged and motivated employees. His visionary ideas, empowering charisma and great network led Element22 to being a technology pioneer and leader for high volume manufacturing.

Matthias Scharvogel, CEO
Matthias worked over 25 years in different positions developing and manufacturing Titanium components with first traditional and then disruptive technologies. He is passionate about Titanium and modern manufacturing technologies.
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Wendelin Winkelmüller, Applications
Wendelin takes care of all technical questions related to your application.
He is a mechanical engineer and worked in all fields of Titanium Powder Metallurgy since 2004.
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Steve Thornton, Director of Sales, USA
Steve handles sales in the United States. He has an engineering background, spent 7 years in surgical sales and has over 20 years’ experience in contract manufacturing. Steve is based in Oceanside, CA and can be reached at 760-650-6515 or steve.thornton(at)
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