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3D-Printed Coffee Stoppers

Dixie is Helping People Create Personalized Cups for On-the-Go Drinking

— January 25, 2017 — Marketing
Actors that nail their performance on the Silver Screen take home an Oscar. Scientists that mastermind a scientific breakthrough earn a Nobel Prize. But for the millions of Americans who crush small tasks on a daily basis like surviving the school carpool with four screaming kids, what do they get? Now, you they can claim a free, customized coffee stopper from Dixie To Go cups!

To kick off 2017, Dixie To Go cups, built for the millions of coffee-drinking Americans who crush their mornings, wants to make sure that no small feat of awesomeness goes unnoticed. Dixie launched a first-of-its kind web and mobile-optimized site called 'The Crushtomizer,' specifically designed to let these morning dominators flaunt how they crush it by easily designing their very own, customized, 3D-printed coffee stopper – for free. Soccer moms, carpool dads, gym rats, PowerPoint aficionados, the list of worthy recipients goes on and on.

Who wouldn't want a coffee stopper with a fist-throwing lightning bolt and the words "Email Ace" or a flexing bicep with the words "Yoga Diva?" With The Crushtomizer, Dixie To Go, known for its leak-resistant lids and super sturdy designs, is setting a new standard in coffee-stopper technology with customization and 3D printing.

With 60 percent of households brewing a hot beverage at home and taking it on the go, there’s an unmet need for this state-of-the-art technology. The Crushtomizer allows people to choose from a suite of designs, colors and word combos. Upon completion, consumers can share their masterpiece across social media and their stopper design is beamed to a small-batch, high-volume 3D printing facility where it’s created in real-time and shipped to them for free.