3D Systems Corporation has announced the company’s first 3D printer for the home, Cube, has received the American Technology Award (ATA) for outstanding achievement in Technology Manufacturing. Also known as the Termans, in honor of Frederick Emmons Terman, the widely credited father of Silicon Valley, the ATA’s recognize products and services that have significantly advanced technology.
“The quality of nominees for this year’s Termans is a clear indication of the vibrancy of the American technology industry and we are thrilled to be able to recognize 3D Systems for their contribution to the industry and their outstanding achievement,” said Jennifer Kerber, President of the TechAmerica Foundation.
“We are deeply honoured to have been selected for this prestigious award. Cube began shipping to consumers just two weeks ago and we are delighted with the overwhelming response to this exciting ‘plug and play’ 3D printer for the home,” said Abe Reichental, President and CEO of 3D Systems.
The Termans were presented last night at a gala dinner in Washington D.C. featuring keynote addresses from Juniper Networks’ (NYSE: JNPR) CEO Kevin Johnson, who received the American Technology Award’s Corporate Leadership Award and Richard Spires, the CIO at the Department of Homeland Security and the Government Technology Executive of the Year recipient.