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The 3D Printing Industry Awards nominations update

The nomination period for the 1st Annual 3D Printing Industry Awards is still open we have been overwhelmed with the response. Here is an update on some of the popular choices our readers have made so far. And remember, it’s not too late to make your own nomination.

Industrial 3D printer of the year

In the industrial 3D printer category we have seen nominations for the HP Multi Jet Fusion 3200, the Carbon M1 3D printer,  and the EOS M290. We’ve also had nominations for the Mcor ARKe, Stratasys Fortus 450 and Stratasys J750. Make your nominations here.

HP's 3D printer drew a crowd at formnext 2016. Photo by Michael Petch.
HP’s 3D printer drew a crowd at formnext 2016. Photo by Michael Petch.

Industrial 3D printing company of the year 

In the industrial 3D printing company of the year category, nominees include, EnvisionTEC, BigREP, MCor, Stratasys, HP, WASP, and Nano Dimension. British manufacturers Renishaw have received several nominations. The company recently hosted the British Prime Minister Theresa May. Relative newcomers to the 3D printing industry, General Electric have also received nominations. Make your choice for industrial 3D printing company nominations here.

Theresa May and the Chancellor of the Exchequer at Renishaw HQ in Gloucestershire. Photo via: machinery.co.uk
Theresa May and the Chancellor of the Exchequer at Renishaw HQ in Gloucestershire. Photo via: machinery.co.uk

Desktop 3D printing company of the year 

In the desktop 3D printer category, we have seen nominations for Formlabs and their Form 2, Zortrax, MakerBot, Ultimaker, Hawk 3D and Robo 3DPolish 3D printers ZMorph and Nano Dimension also receiving nominations for their Dragonfly 2020. Tevo, Prusa Research, Aleph Objects, BCN3D, Afina and many others have received nominations.  Make your own desktop choice here.

CEO of ZMorph Przemek Jaworski at CES 2017. Photo via ZMorph.
CEO of ZMorph Przemek Jaworski at CES 2017. Photo via ZMorph.

3D printing material of the year

Nominations for our reader’s favorite 3D printing material of the year include DWS DL260, Formlabs Tough Resin and Makerbot’s Tough PLA. Stratasys’ aerospace-grade thermoplastic ULTEM received nominations, in addition to Porcelite by Tethon 3D. Other nominations include materials from Polymaker, Carbon, ColorFabb, EnvisionTEC, MeltInk and Protopasta. Make your own 3D printing material nominations here.

Makerbot's Tough PLA. Image via Makerbot.
Makerbot’s Tough PLA. Image via Makerbot.

3D printing bureau of the year

Nominations for the 3D printing bureau of the year include 3D Hubs, 3D Print UK, Shapeways and Tangible Solutions. Stratasys Direct Manufacturing has also received nominations, possibly for their recreation of downtown Detroit in 3D printed form. Nominate your favorite 3D printing bureau here. 

The 3D printed model of the Detroit area included complete model of Little Caesars Arena. Image via Stratasys.
The 3D printed model of the Detroit area included complete model of Little Caesars Arena. Image via Stratasys.

Check out the nomination page to find out more about the awards and have your own say about the nominations. 

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