On Monday morning, July 10, 2017, Dutch National newspaper Financieele Dagblad has announced that the jury of their 2017 contest to find the most promising young technology companies ‘De Nieuwe Kampioenen’ (the New Champions) selected Additive Industries unanimously as their winner. These are ambitious and fast growing companies with disrupting technologies serving international markets that are born in The Netherlands. After a thorough evaluation, Additive Industries had reached the final eight and now has been announced winner. ‘We are extremely proud to win this competition. It is a recognition of our industrial 3D metal printing systems, producing high end products and parts for leading companies like Airbus, GKN and BMW in demanding industries every day’, said Daan A.J. Kersten, CEO of Additive Industries. The full press release (Dutch, English) & the pictures can be found on the Press page.
Every year, Het Financieele Dagblad (FD, the Dutch Financial Daily Newspaper) is looking for the most promising young, innovative companies with the highest potential for growth. It is already for the third time that the FD, through its “New Champions” series, is looking for Dutch innovative companies and this year it provides a diverse harvest. The companies are younger and mainly come from Amsterdam and Eindhoven. From a wide selection of potential champions (23 nominees), eight companies are selected as finalists eligible for the grand prize. Additive Industries is one of them.