Additive Industries wins Dutch competition for new technology companies

July 11, 2017

Mark Vaes, CTO of Additive Industries at the award ceremony


Dutch National newspaper Financieele Dagblad has announced that its 2017 technology contest jury has selected Additive Industries unanimously as their winner. The contest, ‘De Nieuwe Kampioenen’ (the New Champions), showcases the most promising young Dutch technology companies.

The 2017 jury consisted of industry experts Jan Hommen, Eva Gladek, Justin Jansen and Robert Verwaayen. After a thorough evaluation, Additive Industries reached the final eight companies representing the best of Dutch innovation, and was finally selected as the overall winner.

“We are extremely proud to win this competition,” stated Daan A J Kersten, CEO of Additive Industries. “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. Moreover we view this as a huge compliment to our team, investors, suppliers and customers.”

“Together, we collaborate with our customers day-in-day-out in a very open way to advance the technology and drive it to become the industry standard for 3D series production,” added Jonas Wintermans and Mark Vaes, COO and CTO of Additive Industries.

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