The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) announced recipients of awards for excellence and service. The awards were presented at the 26th annual users group conference in Tucson, Arizona.
During the annual Awards Banquet, the association named five DINOs (Distinguished INnovator Operator), an award that recognizes industry veterans for years of experience as well as contributions back to the additive manufacturing industry.
The newly named dinosaurs are:
Bret Bordner, outgoing president, said, “Without question, this is one of the most prestigious awards in the additive manufacturing industry. While there were many deserving candidates among the hundreds of highly skilled, seasoned veterans that attended the conference, these five men best represent what the DINO Award is all about: excellence and service.”
Barfoot, Davis and Dickman were recognized for their years of service to, and in support of, AMUG as board members, presenters and collaborators. Crump was recognized for his role in establishing the additive manufacturing industry as co-founder of Stratasys and his avid support of AMUG during its transition to a technology-neutral membership. Reitz was recognized for his role in promoting AMUG sponsorship and contributing to the industry as a whole.
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