MELD Manufacturing in Christiansburg wins international awards

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ) Since the company's launch in August, MELD has won several national and international awards.

Most recently it has earned a spot in the 2018 R&D 100 Awards, an international competition that recognizes the 100 most exceptional innovations in science and technology from the past year. It was also selected as the single most disruptive new technology and received a special Market Disruptor award.

"For me being disruptive means being a complete game changer in not just one application or one industry, but really across the board," Nanci Hardwick, MELD Manufacturing CEO, said.

She added that the next thing the company is working on is being part of the manufacturing of products to be launched into space.