Automotive Manufacturing Veteran David Apps Joins CarbonCapture Inc.

CarbonCapture Inc. (CarbonCapture), a U.S. climate tech company that develops direct air capture (DAC) systems based on a groundbreaking modular open systems architecture, today announced the appointment of automotive industry veteran David Apps to the newly created role of Vice President, Manufacturing. With an extensive background in developing multiple high-volume manufacturing facilities from the ground up, Apps will be responsible for establishing the first high-volume manufacturing facility for the company’s modular DAC systems.

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David Apps, Vice President, Manufacturing, CarbonCapture Inc. (Photo: Business Wire)

David Apps, Vice President, Manufacturing, CarbonCapture Inc. (Photo: Business Wire)

“Throughout his 25-year career, David has demonstrated the ability to lead the development of greenfield manufacturing facilities and systematize the rapid injection of product upgrades into the manufacturing process,“ said Adrian Corless, CEO and CTO, CarbonCapture Inc. “His deep expertise in manufacturing operations and proven track record of successful product launches make him a valuable addition to our team as we take our direct air capture modules from prototypes to mass production.”

Before joining CarbonCapture Inc., Apps served as the Vice President of Operations at Atlis Motor Vehicles, where he led a team of manufacturing and facilities engineers, as well as supply chain, validation, and quality personnel to establish their initial production facility. Prior to that, he was instrumental in developing state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and played a pivotal role in ensuring the capability of manufacturing volume growth. Apps’ professional experience also includes leadership positions at Nikola Motors Corporation, Byton Incorporated, Tesla Incorporated, Toyota, and DaimlerChrysler.

“I consider myself fortunate to be able to contribute my manufacturing knowledge and experience,” said David Apps, Vice President, Manufacturing, CarbonCapture Inc. “I am beyond excited to scale up the production of our direct air capture systems and to be part of a company dedicated toward my personal mission of improving the well-being of the planet.”

About CarbonCapture Inc.

CarbonCapture develops and deploys direct air capture (DAC) systems that can be connected in large arrays to remove massive amounts of CO2 from the atmosphere. With a groundbreaking modular open systems architecture, CarbonCapture’s flexible technology platform allows for plug-and-play upgrades, mass production, unlimited scalability, and rapid technology iterations. CarbonCapture’s systems run on zero-emissions energy, capturing atmospheric CO2 for either permanent atmospheric carbon removal or for producing low-carbon synthetic fuels.

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