On Wednesday March 15, Scott Summit, Chairman of the Jury announced the winners of the Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge 2017. From a group of 76 contestants, both professionals and students, 3 finalists were selected per category. After the presentation of all finalists to the Jury, two winners were selected that succeeded best at achieving the assignment to make a new design or redesign an existing product for additive manufacturing. The ‘Chocolate Shock Prevention Team’ of Lareka Confectionery Equipment from The Netherlands won in the professionals category with their redesigned ‘Sealer Arm’ for a chocolate bar packaging line. The winner in the students category is Cassidy Silbernagel, the last year winner from the University of Nottingham, UK.
The two winners that succeeded best at achieving the assignment to make a new design or redesign an existing product for additive manufacturing:
- Winners in the professional category: Chocolate Shock Prevention Team (Lareka, the Netherlands) from left to the right:
- Wim Caris
- Jan-Willem van der Voort
- Winner in the student category: Cassidy Silbernagel (University of Nottingham, UK)
For more information and high resolutions pictures on the winners, please read the press release on the Press Page.