RAPID + TCT Additive Manufacturing event returns to Chicago

February 6, 2023

February 6, 2023

The SME ZONE will be the focal point of everything happening at the event (Courtesy RAPID + TCT)
The SME ZONE will be the focal point of everything happening at the event (Courtesy RAPID + TCT)

Registration is now open for RAPID + TCT 2023, scheduled to return to Chicago, Illinois, USA, from May 2-4, 2023. The three-day event is expected to attract hundreds of exhibitors showcasing Additive Manufacturing technologies and features a conference providing insights from industry experts.

“The exponential growth of Additive Manufacturing continues to disrupt the status quo and unlock potential for manufacturers across the world,” stated Robert Willig, executive director and CEO of event co-host SME. “RAPID + TCT has set the stage to showcase innovation, share ideas, and network with industry movers and shakers for more than thirty years, and together we’re forging the future of AM and beyond.”

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Willig continued, “Whether you’re a student or an industry professional with decades of experience, the RAPID + TCT community provides insights and opportunities for players of any size in the AM industry. We’re excited to return to the Windy City, which boasts an incredibly large manufacturing sector, and we’re looking forward to another successful event.”

Each day of the event will feature a keynote presentation along with dozens of thought-leadership panels and interactive presentations covering Additive Manufacturing trends and Design for Additive Manufacturing in industries including healthcare, aerospace, defence, automotive, economics, R&D, supply chains, and metrology. Topics are expected to range from tips on getting started with large-format Additive Manufacturing in consumer-goods industries to the impact of micro AM on prototyping and designs in healthcare.

Further information, including registration, is available via the event website.


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