Inventor of FDM 3D printing and Co-founder of Stratasys, Scott Crump was inducted to the TCT Hall of Fame.
The prestigious award category highlights pioneers and innovators of the 3D printing industry.
Held during the 2017 TCT Show, the Hall of Fame Awards ceremony celebrates the innovators, technologies and collaborators behind the leading 3D technologies who have helped shape the industry. Indeed, they bring a meaningful contribution to the 3D printing industry.
Scott Crump created invented the Fused Deposition Modeling technology which was patented in 1989. He then co-founded Stratasys, Inc with his wife Lisa.
He spent 25 years as a CEO of the company until its merger with Objet Ltd. in 2012. He is currently Chief Innovation Officer, Chairman of the Stratasys Executive Committee and has a seat on the Stratasys Board of Directors.
“I am honored and humbled to be chosen from among the list of prestigious nominees and inducted to the inaugural Hall of Fame awards,” said Mr. Crump. “Each nominee is a pioneer with an illustrious contribution toward building this industry. Although the industry is 30 years old, I believe we’re just at the beginning of a Golden Age of manufacturing, with significant opportunities in production of prototypes, manufacturing tools and end products. There’s enormous potential in applications for aerospace, automotive and healthcare, just to name a few. AM is allowing for the next Industrial Revolution.”
As for Stratasys Technologies, the specialist of applied additive technology solutions innovates in the way daily objects are designed and manufactured.
Production parts built with the company’s 3D printing technology are used worldwide in a great number of industries including NASA satellites, ULA rockets, Airbus aircraft, ACIST Medical devices, Volvo factory production tools, McLaren and Penske race cars, and many more.
A few notes on Hall-of-Fame
The TCT Expert Advisory Board integrates a panel of 25 rapid technology industry analysts, experts, inventors, material scientists, users, journalists and academics.
They selected nominees who are then voted by TCT magazine readers and the global 3D printing community.
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