Markforged Named as Finalist in SXSW’s Innovation Awards

The Onyx One

The Onyx One

A panel of judges comprised of industry peers and experts reviewed hundreds of applications before determining finalists for this year’s awards. Entries were graded on creativity, form, function and overall experience. As a finalist, Markforged will exhibit and demo the Onyx One during the Interactive Innovation Awards Finalist Showcase on Sunday, March 12 from 11AM – 5PM CDT.

The Markforged Onyx One, which was introduced in November 2016, is a reliable desktop 3D printer with integrated cloud software, materials and hardware designed for professionals to create carbon fiber printed parts out of Markforged’s Onyx material. Onyx is a black filament made from combining tough nylon with micro-carbon reinforcement. Onyx parts, which have a striking carbon black finish, have twice the stiffness of nylon, high heat tolerance and enhanced stability. The Onyx One is ideal for a wide range of beneficial uses from prototyping and design, engineering education, to end-use applications within a finished product.

“We’re honored to be a finalist for a SXSW Interactive Innovation Award,” said Greg Mark, CEO. “Our printers like the Onyx One are designed to provide engineers and designers with access to strong parts with beautiful surface finish. Our customers tend to use Markforged parts in demanding applications and we’re pleased to bring that level of strength to a more accessible price point.”

More information about Onyx One is available here

About Markforged

As one of the most well respected, innovative and rapidly growing 3D printing companies, Markforged’s mission is to provide its customers with high strength parts, built right the first time. In 2014, Markforged revolutionized 3D printing with the introduction of the world’s first carbon-fiber composite 3D printer. Today, Markforged’s lineup of innovative printers and their groundbreaking materials along with Eiger cloud software are making strong parts for thousands of customers in over 50 countries around the world.

Markforged Industrial Strength 3D Printers produce mission-critical, workhorse parts that solve real problems for their customers, and realize structures never before possible.

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