America Makes has nominated its 2020 ambassadors, which are individuals that have helped improve the additive manufacturing (AM) institute and its mission. 

With the additive manufacturing industry’s thrust into the spotlight this year, the 2020 class represents a cross-section of the industry who’s work helped further advance additive technology and showed the resilience of the additive manufacturing community.

‘The additive manufacturing industry has been challenged like never before this year. This year’s class represents individuals who have continued to be at the forefront of pushing additive manufacturing to new heights,’ said America Makes executive director John Wilczynski. 

The named individuals are:

  • Bill Carter, GE
  • Mark Lamoncha, Humtown Products
  • Brett Conner, Department of Energy’s Kansas City National Security Campus
  • Managed by Honeywell 
  • Ed Herderick, The Ohio State University
  • Mara Hitner, MatterHackers
  • Meghan McCarthy, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Janet Kar, Link3D
  • Kevin Slattery, The Barnes Global Advisors
  • Kimberly Gibson, IC3D
  • Kelly Visconti, PM2 Strategies.

This story uses material from America Makes, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.