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MELD Manufacturing Corporation Awarded RAPID + TCT Innovation Award for Patented MELD Technology

J. Louis Schlegel IV; Nanci Hardwick; Chase Cox; and Anita Broach

MELD Manufacturing Corporation was selected from the more than 300 exhibitors at RAPID + TCT 2018 as the recipient of the Innovation Award. RAPID + TCT is a 3-D printing and additive manufacturing (AM) event The Innovation Award recognizes the most groundbreaking new product or service with industry-changing potential.

MELD Manufacturing Corporation, which was launched recently as a subsidiary of Aeroprobe Corporation, was selected for the award for its patented MELD technology. MELD is a unique process for AM that avoids melting the metal, thereby eliminating the weaknesses and other issues associated with melt-based processes. MELD's open-atmosphere operation and scalable equipment also make it more efficient and capable of making larger parts than similar processes. In addition to AM, MELD can be used to repair, coat and join a wide range of materials, including some metals that cannot be welded with traditional processes.

"The MELD technology is a revolution," noted MELD Manufacturing Corporation CEO Nanci Hardwick. "To be recognized at RAPID by these industry leaders demonstrates just how much potential MELD has to change the way we think about manufacturing. We want to see MELD adopted across industries, so it is exciting to see genuine interest from such a diverse crowd."

The winner of the Innovation Award is selected by a panel of industry experts. This year's group included judges from industry, government and academia.

"To earn this award our first year at RAPID is an honor," said MELD Additive Manufacturing Manager Chase Cox. "MELD is on its way to innovating a number of industries and this award is a great milestone."

For more information contact:

MELD Manufacturing Corporation

200 Technology Drive

Christiansburg, VA 24073

540-951-3980

info@meldmanufacturing.com

www.meldmanufacturing.com

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