Stratasys CEO Named Top 20 Most Influential People in Rapid Technology
Scott Crump is the CEO of Stratasys and the inventor of Fused Deposition Modeling. He now has another title: industry influencer.
Scott Crump, chief executive officer and chairman of Stratasys 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) method of 3D printing, the most widely used additive manufacturing process.
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 list.
“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.”
In the video below from May 2012, Stratasys VP of Global Marketing Jon Cobb and Scott Crump, Stratasys founder and inventor of FDM Technology, give resellers a sneak preview of the Mojo 3D Print Pack at the company’s 2012 global sales conference. Mojo is the first professional 3D-printer to be offered in a complete system for less than $10,000 with no hidden costs.