JACKSONVILLE, Fla., December 18, 2023 – Snowbird Technologies today announced that it has been selected as a finalist for the 2024 Military Additive Manufacturing (MilAM) Awards for Expeditionary and Tactical 3D Printing Excellence.
The MilAM Awards are given each year at the annual Military Additive Manufacturing Summit and Technology Showcase and recognize individuals, or groups, that have exemplified outstanding achievement in 3D printing in support of DoD mission priorities. The awards examine not only how AM technologies are important in solving supply chain issues but are becoming vital to enhancing capabilities that will improve Warfighter flexibility and readiness at the tactical edge.
Snowbird Technologies has been selected as a finalist for the Expeditionary and Tactical 3D Printing Excellence Award for the development of the Snowbird Additive Mobile Manufacturing Technology (SAMM Tech) platform. SAMM Tech is a patented, deployable, hybrid manufacturing platform that performs metal 3D printing and CNC finishing in one system. Integrated into an intermodal shipping container, this revolutionary design allows production to be brought to the point of need, providing a solution for contested logistics and parts obsolescence in the field. The Expeditionary and Tactical Excellence Award will be presented to a government or industry representative in recognition of their profound contributions and diligent work in delivering innovative advanced manufacturing solutions to the tactical edge. The award is meant to drive continued efforts to supply the warfighter with enhanced AM capabilities that improve readiness and reduce the time it takes to attain a critical part.
The MilAM Awards will be presented on January 16, 2024, at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida.