Additive Manufacturing Media announces The Cool Parts Showcase

Contest seeks entries in three categories to highlight the best in 3D printing.


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The Cool Parts Showcase.

Photo Credit: AM

Sister brand Additive Manufacturing Media has announced The Cool Parts Showcase, the company’s first part printing contest. Much like its video series, “The Cool Parts Show,” the showcase will highlight innovative, real-world solutions made through 3D printing. Submissions are open now.

Hosted in conjunction with the Additive Manufacturing Conference & Expo (Oct. 12-14, 2021, Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.), finalists will be invited to display their cool parts at the Expo and receive complimentary access to all conference programming. Winners will be chosen by popular vote and see their parts featured on the show. Entries are open until August 13, 2021.

The Cool Parts Showcase is seeking entries in three categories:

  • Best Production Part: A product or component that is currently for sale and is 3D printed in full production volume.
  • Best Proof-of-Concept Part: An item not yet in production, but one that illustrates AM’s trajectory or progress toward future applications.
  • Best Bespoke Solution: A part that solves a unique, one-time problem.

This competition is open to inventors, students, manufacturers, startups and anyone who’s solving problems with 3D printing. Everyone who enters receives “The Cool Parts Show” swag just for entering.

Entries can be submitted here.