Stratasys CEO Named One of Top 20 Most Influential People in Rapid Technology Industry
Scott Crump is Inventor of Fused Deposition Modeling Method of 3D
Scott Crump, chief executive officer and chairman of Stratasys
(Nasdaq: SSYS) has been voted one of the Top 20 most influential people
in the rapid technologies industry by TCT Magazine. Scott
Crump is the inventor of the Fused
Deposition Modeling (FDM(R)) method of 3D
printing, the most widely used additive manufacturing process.
Published in the latest issue of the magazine, the list recognizes
individuals who have had a significant impact on rapid technologies,
including 3D printing. Exact ranks were not disclosed for those outside
the top five.
TCT Magazine is published by Rapid New Communication Group in the
UK and is read by design and manufacturing professionals with a specific
interest in rapid product development. To create the list, TCT asked
readers to nominate those individuals who they believed most positively
influenced the sector. Those who received the most nominations made the
"It's an honor to be recognized by the readers of TCT Magazine," says
Scott Crump. "It means a lot to be selected by this group of
professional design and manufacturing engineers and manufacturing
management working across a range of sectors. The credit goes to the
entire Stratasys team. Together we've been able to serve the additive
manufacturing industry well enough to be recognized this way."
"Scott's commitment to additive manufacturing has been instrumental in
shaping the industry and making it what it is today," says James
Woodcock, Group Editor at TCT magazine and www.prsnlz.me.
"This is an exciting time for the industry, and the vote demonstrates
not only who is influential, but also how the industry is evolving."
Multimedia resources on Stratasys, Scott Crump, and the TCT Top 20
1. Image of Scott Crump: S.
2. 3D Printing video including Mr. Crump: Stratasys
3D Printing video
3. Link to TCT Most Influential list: TCT
4. Stratasys website home page: www.Stratasys.com
Stratasys Inc., Minneapolis, is a maker of additive manufacturing
machines for prototyping and producing plastic parts. The company
markets under the brands Mojo, uPrint and Dimension 3D Printers and
Fortus Production 3D Printers. The company also operates RedEye On
Demand, a digital-manufacturing service for prototypes and production
parts. Stratasys manufactures 3D printers for Hewlett Packard, which it
sells under the brand Designjet3D. In 2011 Stratasys acquired 3D printer
maker Solidscape Inc. According to Wohlers Report 2012, Stratasys had a
41.5 percent market share in 2011, and has been the unit market leader
for the tenth consecutive year. Stratasys patented and owns the Fused
Deposition Modeling (FDM®) process. The process creates
functional prototypes and manufactured goods directly from any 3D CAD
program, using high-performance industrial thermoplastics. The company
holds 380 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally.
Stratasys products are used in the aerospace, defense, automotive,
medical, business and industrial equipment, education, architecture, and
consumer-product industries. Online at: www.Stratasys.com
Fused Deposition Modeling is a trademark, and FDM and Stratasys are
registered trademarks of Stratasys, Inc.
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