AMUG recognizes the DINO Award winners

Front row (left to right): Brett Charlton, Rory Jackson, Tuan Tranpham, and Jeremy Pullin. Back row (Left to right): Jordan Weston, Jay Dinsmore, Nate Schumaker, Bob Markley, and Rick Moore. Missing: Brett Lyons.

The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) has presented its prestigious DINO (Distinguished INnovator Operator) Award for additive manufacturing expertise and service to 10 individuals. The awards were presented at the 31st annual users group conference held in Chicago, Illinois.

AMUG representatives presented the DINO Awards in recognition of tenure in the additive manufacturing (AM) industry, years of service, contributions to the AM industry, and active support of the users group.

The newly named DINOs are Brett Charlton, BD; Jay Dinsmore, Dinsmore Associates; Rory Jackson, RAMP Inc.; Brett Lyons, Jabil Additive; Bob Markley, 3rd Dimension Industrial 3D Printing; Rick Moore, U.S. Army; Jeremy Pullin, Sartorius Stedim; Nate Schumaker, Midwest Prototyping; Tuan Tranpham, Desktop Metal; and Jordan Weston, Milwaukee School of Engineering.

The DINO Award recognizes those who have contributed to the additive manufacturing industry with the intent to advance the industry as a whole or to advance the skills and knowledge of individuals. At the heart of this award is a passion for and dedication to additive manufacturing that is coupled with a desire to share and to be accessible to others.