HP’s Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing Technology Crowned “Innovation of the Year” at 3D Printing Industry Awards
Just over one year ago HP introduced the world’s first production-ready 3D printing solution at Rapid 2016. Since then, the company has worked diligently to lay the foundation for a thriving ecosystem of 3D printing materials and applications.
Their hard work was acknowledged this year at the inaugural 2017 3D Printing Industry Awards ceremony in London where the Multi Jet Fusion technology was crowned “3D Printing Innovation of the Year”. The purpose of the ceremony was to recognize the individuals, companies, and technologies that are shaping the digital reinvention of manufacturing. With over 800 companies nominated and over 200,000 votes cast, HP stood out for its dynamic approach to catalyzing the adoption of 3D printing worldwide.
Recognizing Advancements in 3D Printing
Michael Petch, editor of 3DPrintingIndustry.com, had high praise for HP and its advancements:
“The industry spoke loud and clear… HP is delivering on its promise to disrupt 3D printing and the overall manufacturing sector. The Multi Jet Fusion platform and HP Open Platform are driving innovation and have had an immediate impact for customers and partners.”
Ramon Pastor, head of HP Multi Jet Fusion technology and Emilio Juarez, head of 3D Printing European sales, were present to accept the award.The award builds on momentum the HP 3D printing business has established over the last 12 months:
“The ‘Innovation of the Year’ recognition is a direct result of a trifecta of attributes that differentiates HP and reinforces our position as a catalyst in 3D printing: disruptive technology, the HP Open Platform for materials, and an extensive heritage of printing leadership.”
Customers are Adopting the HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing Solution
HP has forged relationships with key partners, including BMW Group, Jabil, Johnson & Johnson, and Nike. The company began shipping the HP Jet Fusion 3D 4200 first quarter 2017 and are now quickly ramping deliveries to meet rising customer demand. In March of this year, HP also announced the world’s first
In March of this year, HP also announced the world’s first Open Materials and Applications Lab in Corvallis, Oregon, where partners including Arkema, BASF, Evonik, Henkel and Lehman & Voss are innovating new 3D materials for use with the Jet Fusion technology.
While HP is thrilled to be recognized for their individual achievements, Pastor elaborated that the company is even more excited to pioneer the disruptive innovation happening in 3D printing.
“We have seen more progress in 3D printing in the past year than in the previous 20 years combined and our team at HP is leading that innovation.”
The company unveiled its new HP Partner First 3D Printing Specialization program with more than 30 hand-selected, trained and certified partners. HP is working with these partners to launch more than a dozen new HP 3D Printing Experience Centers in the U.S. and Europe.
HP is actively inviting people to come meet the technology firsthand. Novastar Solutions, a certified seller, installer, and servicer for the HP Jet Fusion 4200 Printer, will be hosting events at their center for interested individuals in Ohio and Michigan. To experience the innovative technology in person, email Josiah Klaus at firstname.lastname@example.org or call him at 734-453-8003.