Lithoz’s Johannes Homa wins Big Five Award for contributions to AM

July 1, 2021

Dr Homa received the Big Five Award from IWF’s Julia Kessler at the Austrian 3D Printing Forum (Courtesy IWF)

Johannes Homa, CEO and co-founder Lithoz GmbH, Vienna, Austria, has been awarded the Institut für werkzeuglose Fertigung (IWF)’s Big Five award. This award celebrates long-term and defining contributions to the Additive Manufacturing industry, highlighting the winner’s broad range of achievements over many years. This award is given every year by the IWF in conjunction with the FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences in Germany.

Professor Andreas Gebhardt, IwF GmbH, stated that the award was given in recognition of both Homa’s impact and the company’s achievements as a whole in bringing ideas from the laboratory to market, with Dr Homa acting as “the engine that drives the Lithoz project forward.” Gebhardt also noted the geographic reach of Lithoz’s foundation of bases in Austria, America and China, with the company employing almost 100 worldwide.

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