Additive Manufacturing Users Group Recognizes Distinguished Service
The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG)
CHATSWORTH. CALIF., April 21, 2014 – 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:
- Mark Barfoot, Hyphen
- Scott Crump, Stratasys
- Stewart Davis, CRP USA
- Jason Dickman, American Precision Prototyping
- Jim Reitz, Rapid Tech Consulting
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.
About Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG):
AMUG is an organization that educates and advances the uses and applications of additive manufacturing technologies. AMUG members include all commercial additive manufacturing technologies for companies such as Stratasys, 3D Systems, Concept Laser, SLM Solutions, EOS, and Renishaw. AMUG meets annually to provide a forum for technical presentation on processes and new technologies. This information addresses operation of additive manufacturing equipment and the applications that use the parts they make. Find AMUG online at www.am-ug.com.
Published Date : 4/21/2014