2019 3D Printing Industry Awards winners announced


CRPLast week, the winners of the 2019 3D Printing Industry Awards were selected by our readers. Representing the best hardware of the year, most innovative applications, and many well respected names in the 3D printing industry, this year’s annual event saw the attendance of more than 150 guests, representing over 60 companies in both desktop and industrial additive manufacturing – 32% more than last year.

To our third-annual event, located in Nuffield Hall in central London, we were pleased to welcome guests from Protolabs, AM Ventures, RPS, Voxeljet and more, including, for the first time, a royal family member, His Highness Azzan Kais Tarik Al-Said of Oman.

In what is one of the largest surveys of the 3D printing industry, over 80,000 votes were collected this year. Read on to find out who you voted for, and for exclusive comment from this year’s winners of the 2019 3D Printing Industry Awards.

Thank you to all of those who voted, and to every nominee and winner for 2019. We look forward to next year!

The 3D Printing Industry team onstage with all winners of the 2019 3D Printing Industry Award. Photo by Vickie Licková for 3D Printing Industry

Community Advocate – Shortlist

Peanut3D
Thomas Sanladerer, Toms3D
3D Maker Noob
Phil Hall, The Windsor Boys’ School
Devin Montes, Make Anything
Dr. Michael Scherer, Prosthodontist at Sonora Modern Dentistry & Orthodontics
Dr. Joshua Pearce, Michigan Technological University (MTU)
Lauralyn McDaniel, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Ralph Resnick, America Makes
Avi Reichental

Community Advocate of the Year: Lauralyn McDaniel, Industry Events Manager, ASME.

“To be honored as the community advocate of the year for doing what has become my purpose in life—to impact people’s lives with 3D printing—is something I will carry with me for those moments when the challenges seem insurmountable,” said McDaniel in acceptance of the award.

“I’m grateful to everyone in the medical AM/3DP and standards communities for allowing me to be a part of their efforts.”

Lauralyn McDaniel, Industry Events Manager, ASME, accepts the 2019 Community Advocate of the Year Award. Photo by Felix Li for 3D Printing Industry
Lauralyn McDaniel, Industry Events Manager, ASME, accepts the 2019 Community Advocate of the Year Award. Photo by Felix Li for 3D Printing Industry

Aerospace or Automotive Application – Shortlist

The European Space Agency (ESA) and BEEVERYCREATIVE’s Project MELT microgravity 3D printer
BMW 3D printed cylinder head for the S58 engine
Airbus Helicopters’ EOS M400-1 3D printed A350 latches
Launcher and EOS, copper alloy E-1 rocket engine
DMG MORI & Porsche
Energica Motorcycles and CRP, 3D printed end use motor terminal cover
Sciaky, EBAM project with Lockheed Martin to make satellite fuel tanks
Cranfield University and WAAM3D 2.5m x 1.5 m rearframe for the BAE Systems Eurofighter Typhoon
ParaMatters and Renishaw, ECOSSE Moto Works Nightstalker motorcycle bracket design
Thales Alenia Space series production of satellites for Eutelsat Communications

Aerospace or Automotive Application of the Year: Cranfield University and WAAM3D’s 2.5m x 1.5 m rearframe for the BAE Systems Eurofighter Typhoon

Dr. Filomeno Martina, Senior lecturer in Additive Manufacturing, at the Welding Engineering & Laser Processing Centre, Cranfield University, comments, “We have been developing WAAM since 2006 and we have worked hard to raise the profile of the technology, demonstrating the enormous impact it will have on manufacturing businesses around the world,”

“Winning such an important award for such a critical aerospace component recognizes how AM is much more than powder-bed only, and gives us even more motivation to bring large-scale metal AM to all of you,”

“The team has been focusing on commercialization for a while, and 2019/2020 will see large-scale metal AM become affordable and doable by everyone.”

Dr. Filomeno Martina, Cranfield University, accepts the award on part of his university and WAAM3D for the 2019 Aerospace or Automotive Application of the Year Award. This year, the trophy was awarded for the collaborators’ work to 3D print a 2.5m x 1.5 m rearframe for the BAE Systems Eurofighter Typhoon. Photo by by Vickie Licková for 3D Printing Industry
Dr. Filomeno Martina, Cranfield University, accepts the award on part of his university and WAAM3D for the 2019 Aerospace or Automotive Application of the Year Award. This year, the trophy was awarded for the collaborators’ work to 3D print a 2.5m x 1.5 m rearframe for the BAE Systems Eurofighter Typhoon. Photo by by Vickie Licková for 3D Printing Industry

Innovation – Shortlist

Digital Metal, high-precision 3D metal printing
University of Michigan, rapid continuous additive manufacturing
University of Freiburg spinoff Glassomer, 3D printed silica glass
XJet Nano Particle Jetting (NPJ)
EOS LaserProFusion
BigRep MXT Extrusion Technology
Farsoon Technologies, Flight Technology for polymer laser sintering
Digital Alloys’ Joule Printing
Betatype, serial production of LED headlamp heatsink for cars
Mimaki 3DUJ-553 UV LED printing solution

Innovation of the Year, presented by Daniel Cohn, Managing Director, Protolabs: Digital Metal, high-precision 3D metal printing.

Alexander Sakratidis, Sales & Marketing Manager, Digital Metal AB, accepts the award for 2019 Innovation of the Year. This year, the trophy was awarded for Digital Metal’s precision 3D metal printing technology. Photo by Felix Li for 3D Printing Industry
Alexander Sakratidis, Sales & Marketing Manager, Digital Metal AB, accepts the award for 2019 Innovation of the Year. This year, the trophy was awarded for Digital Metal’s precision 3D metal printing technology. Photo by Felix Li for 3D Printing Industry

Value-added reseller – Shortlist

Matterhackers
GoPrint 3D
Creat3D
Tri-Tech
Europac 3D
Laser Lines
3DGBIRE
Multistation
Dynamism
SYS Systems/Carfulan Group

Value-added reseller of the year: 3DGBIRE

“3DGBIRE was set up to provide the support needed to drive the adoption of 3D printing,” comments Paul Croft, Director 3DGBIRE, UltimakerGB & Founder of Create Education.

“We’re delighted to accept this award as validation of the value the team try to add everyday and would like to thank everyone who took the time to vote. Exciting times ahead!”

 Leah Melling, Marketing Manager 3DGBIRE, accepts her company’s award for 2019 Value Added Reseller of the Year. Photo by Felix Li for 3D Printing Industry
Leah Melling, Marketing Manager 3DGBIRE, accepts her company’s award for 2019 Value Added Reseller of the Year. Photo by Felix Li for 3D Printing Industry

Outstanding contribution to 3D printing

As previously announced Dr. Hans Langer, founder and CEO of EOS, was awarded the lifetime achievement Outstanding Contribution to 3D Printing award in 2019. See our interview with Dr. Langer here for further insight into his direction of the company, and note prior winners Dr. Adrian Bowyer, and Fried Vancraen here.

In acceptance of this award, Dr. Langer commented, “Thank you very much for this award. It’s a very big honor for me. And you can imagine that we appreciate this in the year of 30 years of EOS, but I can tell you, we have gone a long way. But this is by far not the end.”

“I’m very proud that that I have such a capable team around me to really break this franchise in terms of digital manufacturing.”

Markus Glasser, Senior Vice President Export, EOS, accepts the 2019 Outstanding Contribution to 3D Printing award on behalf of Dr. Hans Langer, Founder and CEO of EOS. Photo by Vickie Licková for 3D Printing Industry
Markus Glasser, Senior Vice President Export, EOS, accepts the 2019 Outstanding Contribution to 3D Printing award on behalf of Dr. Hans Langer, Founder and CEO of EOS. Photo by Vickie Licková for 3D Printing Industry

Desktop FFF 3D printer – Shortlist

Ultimaker S5
Creality CR-10
MakerBot Method
BCN3D Technologies’ Sigmax R19
Raise3D Pro2
Zortrax M200
Zmorph VX
3DGence Double P255
Sindoh 3DWOX 1
Biqu Magician

Desktop FFF 3D printer of the year: a wildcard entry, the Prusa i3 MK3

“I am extremely excited about our second win in this category and it was quite a pleasant surprise,” commented Josef Průša, CEO & Founder, Prusa Research. “We are very proud of all the love MK3 is getting from all of its users,

“We cannot wait for the next year’s round, where Original Prusa SL1, Prusament and PrusaSlicer will be fighting in three new categories! Thank you everyone for your support this gives us enormous amount of energy for the new exciting developments!”

3D Printing Industry Editor in Chief Michel Petch, shakes the hand of Josef Prusa, founder of wildcard 2019 Desktop FFF 3D Printer of the Year winner Prusa Research, for the Prusa i3 MK3. Photo by 3D Printing Industry
3D Printing Industry Editor in Chief Michel Petch, shakes the hand of Josef Prusa, founder of wildcard 2019 Desktop FFF 3D Printer of the Year winner Prusa Research, for the Prusa i3 MK3. Photo by 3D Printing Industry

Desktop non-FFF 3D printer- Shortlist

Formlabs Form 2
Anycubic Photon
3DSystems FabPro 1000
Sinterit Lisa Pro
Peopoly Moai 200
Photocentric Liquid Crystal Precision 1.5
Sharebot Rover
SprintRay Pro
Sisma Everes
B9 Core Series

Desktop non-FFF 3D printer of the year: Photocentric Liquid Crystal Precision 1.5

A spokesperson from the company stated, “We are truly proud and honoured to have won Desktop non-FFF Printer of the Year!”

“This mark of recognition for one of our earlier LCD innovations, Liquid Crystal Precision 1.5, is a sign of the hard work and dedication that everyone at Photocentric has poured into our unique method of LCD 3D printing. It is just a glimpse of what the future holds for Photocentric, we have been developing the next generation of LCD 3D printers that will revolutionize the additive manufacturing industry – these developments will firmly place LCD 3D printing in its rightful place as an effective method of custom mass manufacturing.”

“The Photocentric team say a huge thanks to everyone who voted, our fantastic partners and of course the 3D Printing Industry team!”

Nikita Chibisov, 3D Printing Software and Technical Development specialist, Photocentric, enthusiastically accepts Desktop Non-FFF 3D Printer of the Year for the Photocentric Liquid Crystal Precision 1.5. Photo by 3D Printing Industry
Nikita Chibisov, 3D Printing Software and Technical Development specialist, Photocentric, enthusiastically accepts Desktop Non-FFF 3D Printer of the Year for the Photocentric Liquid Crystal Precision 1.5. Photo by 3D Printing Industry

Enterprise 3D Printer (Metals) – Shortlist

Desktop Metal Studio System
EOS M400-4
Additive Industries MetalFAB1
Aurora Labs S-TITANIUM PRO
Renishaw RenAM500Q
SLM Solutions 800HL
3DEO
ExOne X1 25 PRO
Arcam Q10plus
COHERENT | OR LASER – CREATOR

Enterprise 3D Printer of the Year (Metals): Desktop Metal Studio System

“Desktop Metal is proud to receive the 2019 Enterprise 3D Printer of the Year in Metals award for our Studio System, the world’s first and only office-friendly metal 3D printing solution,” said Ric Fulop, CEO and co-founder of Desktop Metal.

“This recognition is especially momentous as it marks the second consecutive year that the 3D printing community has recognized our innovative technology and further validates our leadership position in driving the adoption of metal 3D printing.”

The Desktop Metal team take to the stage in acceptance of Enterprise 3D Printer of the Year (Metals) for the Studio System. Photo by 3D Printing Industry
The Desktop Metal team take to the stage in acceptance of Enterprise 3D Printer of the Year (Metals) for the Studio System. Photo by 3D Printing Industry

Enterprise 3D Printer (Polymers) – Shortlist

Stratasys J750
HP JetFusion 300
Markforged X7
Roboze ARGO500
BigRep PRO
3D Systems Figure 4
EOS P500
Sintratec S2
INTAMSYS FUNMAT PRO 410
RPS NEO800 Stereolithography System

Enterprise 3D Printer of the Year (Polymers): Stratasys J750

Omer Krieger, EVP of Products at Stratasys, commented, “Every day, global customers such as Google Arts & Culture, LAIKA, and Audi seek to push creative boundaries with 3D printing – and we’re proud to deliver the technology necessary to make this possible,”

“The J750 is the world’s only full-colour, multi-material 3D printer – and just this year became one of the first 3D printing technologies to receive Pantone validation. We’re thrilled to receive this award from the industry experts at 3D Printing Industry, and it’s even more meaningful knowing this was voted for by actual users themselves,”

“This is great achievement for Stratasys, as well as our teams and partners around the world.”

Justin Cunningham, Marketing Manager North East EMEA, Stratasys, accepts the award for 3019 Enterprise 3D Printer of the Year (Polymers) for the Stratasys J750. Photo by 3D Printing Industry
Justin Cunningham, Marketing Manager North East EMEA, Stratasys, accepts the award for 3019 Enterprise 3D Printer of the Year (Polymers) for the Stratasys J750. Photo by 3D Printing Industry

3D Printing for a Better World – Shortlist

e-NABLE
Open Bionics affordable bionic limbs
3D Systems and OpHeart’s anotomical models through the Heart-in-Hand Pledge
Clean2Antarctica 3D printed, no-emission solar powered vehicle
NTU spinoff Nano Sun, 3D printed water filtering membranes
Hamilton Labs, 3D printed toilets for India
Abi Bush for FieldReady’s 3D printing in disaster zones
WASP, village of Shamballa Gaia building
Family of the Future, Flam3D
SECORE International, 3D printed coral

3D Printing for a Better World winner: another wildcard entry for 2019, 3D Life Prints’ anatomical models for patient care.

Henry Pinchbeck CEO 3D LifePrints on accepting the award, “When we started 3D LifePrints we wanted to create a company that has humanitarian values at its core, and that values people as highly as the technology,”

“3D LifePrints’ business model of integrating 3D printing into hospitals means that our bio-medical engineers work as closely as possible with the surgeons and this has produced amazing results in terms of improving patient outcomes and reducing costs,”

“This award means a lot to us as it reinforces our belief that our clients and partners agree with our stance, and it will drive us to work even harder to grow our business and the wider medical 3D printing market.”

Henry Pinchbeck, CEO, 3D LifePrints, accepts the award for 2019 3D Printing for a Better World. This year, the trophy was awarded for 3D LifePrints’ work in producing 3D printed anatomical models for patient care. Photo by 3D Printing Industry
Henry Pinchbeck, CEO, 3D LifePrints, accepts the award for 2019 3D Printing for a Better World. This year, the trophy was awarded for 3D LifePrints’ work in producing 3D printed anatomical models for patient care. Photo by 3D Printing Industry

Academic/Research Team – Shortlist

Complex Materials Group and Soft Materials Group at ETH Zurich, development of a liquid crystal polymer (LCP) material for 3D printers
Fraunhofer ILT, futureAM project
The European Large Additive Subtractive Integrated Modular Machine (LASIMM) Consortium
Digital Reconfigurable Additive Manufacturing facilities for Aerospace (DRAMA) team from the MTC, UK
The Colorado School of Mines Alliance for the Development of Additive Processing Technologies (ADAPT)
University of Nottingham Institute for Advanced Manufacturing
The University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC)
Damien Loterie, Paul Delrot and Christophe Moser at the Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne, Volumetric 3D Printing
Open Architecture Additive Manufacturing (OAAM), The Welding Institute (TWI)
Ibo Matthews and the Laser Materials Group at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)

Academic/Research Team of the Year: Digital Reconfigurable Additive Manufacturing facilities for Aerospace (DRAMA) team from the MTC, UK

Dr. Katy Milne, Chief Engineer, DRAMA Digital Engineering Group at the MTC, commented “This is fantastic recognition for the work of the DRAMA team at the midway point in the project,”

“DRAMA is a world class collaboration of technology companies, universities, RTOs and cluster bodies pushing the boundaries on tech, creating capability to give the UK additive aerospace supply chain competitive advantage. The next 18 months is going to be really exciting.”

Katy Milne Chief Engineer of the Digital Reconfigurable Additive Manufacturing facilities for Aerospace (DRAMA) project at MTC accepts the 2019 Academic/Research Team of the Year award on behalf of her team. Photo by 3D Printing Industry
Katy Milne Chief Engineer of the Digital Reconfigurable Additive Manufacturing facilities for Aerospace (DRAMA) project at MTC accepts the 2019 Academic/Research Team of the Year award on behalf of her team. Photo by 3D Printing Industry

OEM (Enterprise) – Shortlist

EOS
GE Additive
VoxelJet
RIZE Inc.
EnvisionTec
Massivit
Union Tech
Apium Tech
Prodways
Xaar 3D Ltd.

OEM of the Year (Enterprise): GE Additive

Shaun Wooton, PR & Media Relation Leader at GE Additive, accepting his company's award for OEM of the Year (Enterprise) Photo by 3D Printing Industry
Shaun Wooton, PR & Media Relation Leader at GE Additive, accepting his company’s award for OEM of the Year (Enterprise) Photo by 3D Printing Industry

OEM (Personal) – Shortlist

Prusa Research
Ultimaker
MakerBot
E3D Online
Anycubic
XYZ Printing
BondTech
Anet
MiiCraft
Tiertime

OEM of the Year (Personal): E3D Online

“Wow! We can’t believe it and we’d just like to say an enormous thank you to everyone who voted for E3D as OEM of the Year for the second year running,” comments Clare Difazio, Head of Commercial at E3D Online.

“As OEM to some of the industry’s biggest FDM 3D printer manufacturers, we at E3D are humbled to realize with this award that the difference we’re striving for is being recognized and appreciated by our customers, and by the end user,”

“It’s fantastic to see the expertise we bring to FDM extrusion being put to such varied uses across a wide number of industries & professions. We’re right in the middle of a truly exciting time for manufacturing, and absolutely honoured to say we’re a part of it. We were barely in existence 5 years ago: here’s to the next five years of and beyond!”

Joshua Rowley and Sanjay Mortimer, the respective Director of Innovation, Commercial Director and co-founders of E3D Online, accept the award for 2019 OEM of the Year (Personal) Photo by 3D Printing Industry
Joshua Rowley and Sanjay Mortimer, the respective Director of Innovation, Commercial Director and co-founders of E3D Online, accept the award for 2019 OEM of the Year (Personal) Photo by 3D Printing Industry

Startup – Shortlist 

Velo3D
Aerosint
Digital Alloys Inc.
Evolve Additive Solutions
Relativity Space
COBOD International
AON3D
9T Labs
TRIDITIVE
LEO Lane

Startup of the Year, presented by Arno Held, CVO at AM Ventures: Aerosint

“For the Aerosint team it’s a true honor to be recognized by the industry for our efforts in making 3D printing multimaterial,” commented Edouard Moens de Hase, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Aerosint.

“With this award we hope even more companies will be interested to learn about Aerosint and start a collaboration with us on the development of their innovative multimaterial applications.”

From left to right: Michael Petch, Editor in Chief, 3D Printing Industry, Arno Held, Chief Venture Office at AM Ventures, Kevin Eckes R&D/Applications Engineer at 2019 Startup of the Year Aerosint, and Beau Jacskon, Senior Journalist, 3D Printing Industry. Photo by 3D Printing Industry
From left to right: Michael Petch, Editor in Chief, 3D Printing Industry, Arno Held, Chief Venture Office at AM Ventures, Kevin Eckes R&D/Applications Engineer at 2019 Startup of the Year Aerosint, and Beau Jacskon, Senior Journalist, 3D Printing Industry. Photo by 3D Printing Industry

Material Company – Shortlist

Fillamentum
BASF
eSun
Filamentive
DSM Additive manufacturing
Solvay
Owens Corning
Pyrogenesis
UL, Plastics for Additive Manufacturing Program “Blue Card”
CRP Technology

Material company of the Year: CRP Technology

“We are very honored to receive the 2019 Material company of the Year” award as developer of Windform ® TOP-LINE composite materials,” commented Franco Cevolini, VP and CTO at CRP Technology.

“I want to thank all the people who voted us and the 3D Printing Industry staff for the support. And, of course, congrats to all the winners!”

“Bringing home this specific award,” added Cevolini,” means a lot to us, it is a recognition for our long-standing activity in the 3D printing sector: the CRP Technology’s F1 background helped us responding to the demands of the international market, anticipating highly unique manufacturing solutions worldwide.”

osè Antonio Almenara, Additive Manufacturing Representative, CRP Technology, accepts the award for 2019 Material Company of the Year. Photo by 3D Printing Industry
Josè Antonio Almenara, Additive Manufacturing Representative, CRP Technology, accepts the award for 2019 Material Company of the Year. Photo by 3D Printing Industry

Medical, Dental or Healthcare Application – Shortlist

BCN3D Technologies and the University of Girona, A 3D printed device used to isolate cells from one of the most aggressive breast cancers
Stratasys, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, 3D printed kidney models in the pre-surgical planning of a transplant for 2 year old boy
3D Life Prints, Anatomical models for patient care
Materialise, bioresorbable splint restores baby’s collapsed bronchus
Newcastle University, 3D printing human corneas with CELLINK
Protolabs and Novax DMA, 3D printed cranial implant
3D Systems NextDent materials with FabPro and Figure 4 printers for Dental
Renishaw’s 3D printed drug delivery port for North Bristol NHS Trust’s Parkinson’s disease drug trial
Aalto University and Michigan Technological University’s 3D printed customized labware and reaction vessels
Stryker, Tritanium TL Curved Posterior Lumbar Cage

Medical, Dental or Healthcare Application of the Year: BCN3D Technologies and the University of Girona

Xavi M.Faneca, CEO BCN3D Technologies, comments, “Five months ago it came to light that scientists from the University of Girona had successfully isolated breast cancer stem cells using the BCN3D Sigma R19 3D printer,”

“This investigation has been considered a very important milestone in the research of triple negative breast cancer, one of the most aggressive cancers with a high relapse rate,”

“Together with the University of Girona we’re very proud to receive this award by 3D Printing Industry which reflects the importance of additive manufacturing in the healthcare field.”

Xavier Martínez Faneca, Co-Founder and CEO of BCN3D Technologies, accepts the award for 2019 Medical, Dental or Healthcare Application of the Year. This year, the trophy was awarded for BCN3D’s work with the University of Girona to create a 3D printed device used to isolate breast cancer cells. Photo by Felix Li for 3D Printing Industry
Xavier Martínez Faneca, Co-Founder and CEO of BCN3D Technologies, accepts the award for 2019 Medical, Dental or Healthcare Application of the Year. This year, the trophy was awarded for BCN3D’s work with the University of Girona to create a 3D printed device used to isolate breast cancer cells. Photo by Felix Li for 3D Printing Industry

Software Tool – Shortlist

Autodesk Fusion 360
Ultimaker Cura
SOLIDWORKS
Siemens NX AM tool set
Autodesk NetFabb
Markforged Eiger
3D Systems 3D Sprint
ANSYS Additive Suite
Link3D’s AMES & Additive Workflow Software
3YOURMIND Agile MES

Software Tool of the Year: Ultimaker Cura

“We are thrilled to bring home the Software Tool of the Year Award from the 2019 3D Printing Industry Awards,” commented Nuno Campos, Chief Marketing Officer at Ultimaker, “This is truly an amazing reward for the hard work and accomplishments of our entire team,”

“Every day, our many users rely on Ultimaker Cura to reliably print as quickly as possible. By continuously adding new industry-standard software integrations and material print profiles, we will continue to streamline our users’ professional workflow for maximum efficiency.

“We are very proud of this acknowledgement and would like to thank the 3D Printing Industry team for hosting a fantastic event.”

Dick Moerkens (L), SVP R&D and Nuno Campos (R), CMO, Ultimaker, accept Cura’s award for 2019 Software Tool of the Year. Photo by Felix Li for 3D Printing Industry
Dick Moerkens (L), SVP R&D and Nuno Campos (R), CMO, Ultimaker, accept Cura’s award for 2019 Software Tool of the Year. Photo by Felix Li for 3D Printing Industry

Creative Use of 3D Printing – Shortlist

BigRep NERA E-Motorcycle
Materialise Black Panther costumes
Polymaker, Coin Robotics & Shanghai Construction Group’s 3D printed composite bridge
LAIKA and Stratasys, life-like characters for feature film “The Missing Link”
MIT Tangible Media Lab, SensorKnit
Scan the World, Bust of a Bearded Man acquired by the V&A Cast Courts
Deeptime, Ionic Sound System
Microlight3D, world’s smallest 3D printed portrait of artist Michel Paysant
Emerging Objects, Cabin of Curiosities
DWS, XCluster for lost wax casting trees

Creative Use of 3D Printing winner: BigRep NERA E-Motorcycle

“We are thrilled about the award for our prototype NERA, the world’s first fully 3D-printed, functional e-motorcycle,” commented Daniel Büning, CIO BigRep, Managing Director NOWLAB. “With our creative use of 3D printing, we have demonstrated the unprecedented capacity of FFF large-scale 3D printing technology in AM. To us, the award also confirms BigRep’s ability as an innovation leader bringing new echnologies from design to reality – in this case in only 12 weeks – providing an added-value market lead for industrial customers,”

“On behalf of the design and engineering teams at NOWLAB, we’d like to thank all of you who voted for NERA. We promise to excite you again with cutting-edge designs!””

Beau Jackson, Senior Journalist, 3D Printing Industry, shakes hands with Jan Hoffman, Head Of Software at BigRep GmbH winner of 2019 Creative Use of 3D Printing. This year, the trophy was awarded for BigRep’s development of the 3D printed NERA e-motorcycle. Photo by 3D Printing Industry
Beau Jackson, Senior Journalist, 3D Printing Industry, shakes hands with Jan Hoffman, Head Of Software at BigRep GmbH winner of 2019 Creative Use of 3D Printing. This year, the trophy was awarded for BigRep’s development of the 3D printed NERA e-motorcycle. Photo by 3D Printing Industry

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Featured image shows the 3D Printing Industry team onstage with all winners of the 2019 3D Printing Industry Award. Photo by Vickie Licková for 3D Printing Industry





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