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The Inaugural 2022 Mil AM 3D Printing Awards will be presented to those individuals, or groups, that have exemplified outstanding achievement in 3D printing in support of DoD mission priorities. The three awards below will examine not only how AM technologies are important in solving supply chain issues but are becoming vital to enhancing capabilities that will improve Warfighter flexibility & readiness at the tactical edge. Advanced manufacturing processes take dedication & the nominated individuals, or groups, will be recognized for all their hard work in bringing these innovations to fruition.

 

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Technical Achievement Award for 3D Printing Innovation

The Technical Achievement Award for 3D Printing Innovation will be presented for the first time to a government or industry representative, or group, in recognition of their profound contributions & diligent work in the field of additive manufacturing, as well as implementation in supporting the Defense Industrial Base. The award was established in 2021 by Defense Strategies Institute, to showcase current/future innovations occurring in the 3D printing space, which will benefit other members of industry, as well as government partners.

This award encourages continued efforts by industry & government toward developing 3D printing solutions that will benefit military operations. The award is presented to demonstrate how important AM technologies are in solving supply chain issues, & how each person, or group, is helping to lead the way in transforming how they are used.

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Lifetime Achievement Award

The MilAM 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes consistent, distinguished service and will be presented annually to an individual who has made ground-breaking lifetime contributions with an enduring impact in the areas of Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing Across the DoD.

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Award for Expeditionary & Tactical 3D Printing Excellence

The Award for Expeditionary & Tactical 3D Printing Excellence will be presented to a government or industry representative, or group, in recognition of their profound contributions & diligent work in delivering innovative advanced manufacturing solutions to the tactical edge. The award was established in 2021 by Defense Strategies Institute to show how government & industry alike, are working to design & deploy 3D printers that can go anywhere and print (almost) anything at the point-of-need.

This award is meant to drive continued efforts by industry & government to work towards supplying the Warfighter with enhanced additive manufacturing capabilities that will improve readiness and reduce the time it takes to obtain critical parts. The award is presented to an individual or group that demonstrates how their solutions can transform 3D printing capabilities at the edge, to become more agile & on-demand than ever before.

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