GAITHERSBURG, MD – (March 27, 2019) Xometry, the largest online network marketplace for custom manufacturing, announced today that it is actively seeking nominees for its first annual Xometry Engineering Student of the Year Competition.
The award will honor an undergraduate or graduate student who best embodies these three traits creativity, academic excellence, and passion for engineering. The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship, a CAD mouse, and a 3D printed trophy. Xometry will also feature the winner on the website and share the winner’s story with the company’s customers and partners.
“At Xometry, we love working with engineering students. Their energy and creativity inspire us,” said Bill Cronin, Xometry’s Chief Revenue Officer. “That’s why we are excited to create this annual award.”
The nomination process is simple. To nominate a student, nominators must apply here, and provide the student’s name, e-mail address, university and write 100 words or less about how the nominee exhibits creativity, academic excellence, and passion for engineering.
The competition will be judged by a panel of Xometry executives and manufacturing experts and the winner will be announced in mid-May 2019.
To be eligible, students must be an undergraduate student at a US college or university and majoring in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Technology or a closely related field. Students from 2-year and 4-year schools are eligible and candidates are permitted to nominate themselves.
To learn more about Xometry, visit www.xometry.com.
Xometry is the largest marketplace for custom manufacturing, connecting companies with optimal manufacturing solutions through proprietary AI algorithms. Xometry provides on-demand manufacturing and industrial supply materials to a diverse customer base, ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Our nationwide network of over 2,500 partner manufacturing facilities enables us to maintain consistently fast lead times while offering a broad array of capabilities, including CNC Machining, 3D Printing, Sheet Metal Fabrication, Injection Molding, Die Casting, Stamping, Extrusion, and Urethane Casting. Xometry has over 15,000 customers, including BMW, General Electric and NASA.
*Xometry employees, interns, and the relatives of Xometry employees are not eligible to win.