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BOARD OF DIRECTORS ANNOUNCE 2020 SMARTZONE SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR - The Morning Sun
January 21, 2021

The Morning Sun

Lýseon Additive Manufacturing to be honored for success with 3D printing

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich., Jan. 21, 2020 – Central Michigan University Research Corporation Board of Directors has recognized Lýseon Additive Manufacturing as the 2020 CMURC SmartZone Small Business of the Year, honoring founder Chris Williams for his innovative 3D printing solutions.

Chris Williams has taken years of experience in sales and manufacturing in various industries to establish his 3D design and printing business called Lýseon Additive Manufacturing. The company was created based on the need of an additive manufacturing service organization that provides top-notch service. The systems, processes, and industry relationships have quickly proven that they provide just that - world class additive manufacturing with hometown service.

Bob Davies, CMU president and chairperson of the CMURC board of directors, said science, technology, engineering and math are areas where innovation and talent continue to flourish. “Entrepreneurs like Chris embody the passion and drive needed to foster growth in a business, and show us what is possible for the future of our economy,” Davies said.

“Williams stands out as an entrepreneur dedicated to improving Michigan’s economic landscape with innovative technologies,” said President + CEO of CMURC Erin Strang. “He’s taken calculated, smart risks and achieved success.”

With the strategic plans, resiliency, drive and passion to bring high paying, high tech jobs to the region, he is a true catalyst in creating an entrepreneurial and innovative culture in the Great Lakes Bay Region. Lýseon has helped bring CMURC one step closer to creating a community in which people invest their lives – a key driver to economic development.

“By joining the CMURC community, I’ve been able to gain new insights and connections with like-minded entrepreneurs and professionals,” said Chris Williams, founder of Lýseon Additive Manufacturing. “It’s an honor to be selected for this prestigious reward and to be a part of a growing entrepreneurial ecosystem.”

Chris Williams joins the impressive group of past recipients of the Entrepreneurs of the Year and SmartZone Small Business of the Year award. He will be presented his award alongside other business leaders at the 2020 Michigan Celebrates Small Business gala on May 4, 2021.
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About Central Michigan University Research Corporation
CMURC is a professional coworking space with accelerator programs focused on product and strategic development for entrepreneurs to positively impact the economy in the Great Lakes Bay Region. It brings together local, regional, and statewide partners to accelerate the success of entrepreneurs, growing businesses, and jobs by leveraging the resources of Central Michigan University, the Mount Pleasant SmartZone, and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s 21st Century Jobs Trust Fund.

About Lýseon Additive Manufacturing
Lýseon Additive Manufacturing was established in Michigan in 2014 and is recognized for attention to detail and one-on-one reviews performed with each job. Their goal is to be your “Go-To” source for the highest quality 3D printed low volume production and prototype parts in the Aerospace, Architectural Automotive, Electronic, Medical and Recreational Vehicle sectors.

Contact:
Kali Weiler
Central Michigan University Research Corporation
kali@cmurc.com
989.289.6724