Katharina Hayes - 3D Systems
We honor Katharina Hayes, on behalf of 3D Systems, with Maslow’s Silver Hammer Award for additive manufacturing (3D printing). Katharina Hayes is Director of Communication, Marketing & Business Development at 3D Systems whose advances in alloys and printing technologies represent one of the most promising advances that have the potential to change the entire economic landscape.
3D Systems invented 3D printing with its Stereolithography (SLA) printer and was the first to commercialize it in 1989. 3D Systems provides the most advanced and comprehensive 3D digital design and fabrication solutions available today, including 3D printers, print materials and cloud-sourced custom parts. Its powerful ecosystem transforms entire industries by empowering professionals and consumers everywhere to bring their ideas to life using its vast material selection, including plastics, metals, ceramics and edibles. 3D Systems’ leading personalized medicine capabilities include end-to-end simulation, training and planning, and printing of surgical instruments and devices for personalized surgery and patient specific medical and dental devices. Its democratized 3D digital design, fabrication and inspection products provide seamless interoperability and incorporate the latest immersive computing technologies. 3D Systems’ products and services disrupt traditional methods, deliver improved results and empower its customers to manufacture the future now.
Today its comprehensive range of 3D printers is the industry’s benchmark for production-grade manufacturing in aerospace, automotive, patient specific medical device and a variety of consumer, electronic and fashion accessories.
More information on the company is available at www.3dsystems.com.