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Diamond Sponsors - 14 Companies

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Product Support Engineering (AFLCMC/EZP) and the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) are partnered in an effort to improve warfighter readiness through the use of additive manufacturing and cold spray technologies, utilizing a global enterprise approach and creating a solid foundation for continued growth in the industry. AFLCMC is building the foundation around training, materials, and process & product qualification to “print anytime, anywhere, on any machine!” For more information, visit www.afrso.com.

BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH, headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany, is a 100% subsidiary of BASF New Business GmbH. It focuses on establishing and expanding the business under the Forward AM brand with advanced materials, system solutions, components and services in the field of 3D printing. BASF 3D Printing Solutions is organized into startup-like structures to serve customers in the dynamic 3D printing market. It cooperates closely with the global research platforms and application technologies of various departments at BASF and with research institutes, universities, startups and industrial partners. Potential customers are primarily companies that intend to use 3D printing for industrial manufacturing. Typical industries include automotive, aerospace and consumer goods. For more information, please visit: www.forward-am.com.

Carbon® enables companies to craft what the world needs by combining innovations in software, hardware, and materials to deliver breakthrough products that improve human well-being, transform industries, and change the world.  For more information, visit www.carbon3d.com.

Computer Aided Technology (CATI) has made it our mission to deliver and support the best product development solutions available. Our portfolio includes solutions from Stratasys, Creaform, Desktop Metal, SOLIDWORKS, and Dassault Systèmes. We exist so our clients can focus on what they do best – design and manufacture their products. From small design firms to Fortune 500 companies, we support thousands of market-leading companies in every niche of product development, design, and manufacturing. Anyone can sell you software or hardware; our goal is to earn the right to be your trusted advisor.  For information, visit www.cati.com.

DMG MORI is a leading producer of cutting machine tools. As a global full-liner with over 20 years of experience in the additive manufacturing of metal parts, DMG MORI represents innovative manufacturing technologies and a worldwide service. The portfolio includes four complete process chains for additive processes using powder nozzle or powder bed technologies. For this integral offer DMG MORI combines its LASERTEC SLM models and the LASERTEC 3D series with the machining centers from its broadly diversified machine portfolio. For more information, visit www.dmgmori.com.

DSM Additive Manufacturing is part of Royal DSM, a purpose-led global science-based company in nutrition, health and sustainable Living. DSM Additive Manufacturing draws on over 25 years of experience in 3D printing technologies, performance materials and deep application expertise to help manufacturers rethink the way they design products to manufacture tomorrow. DSM Additive Manufacturing aims to unlock the full potential of additive manufacturing and help accelerate the adoption of 3D printing, creating brighter lives for all through both sustainable high-performance materials and processes. For more information, visit dsm.com/additive-manufacturing.

Dyndrite provides software that improves the daily working lives of designers, engineering and technicians. Their mission is to empower professionals with new tools to develop innovative solutions and workflows. For more information, visit www.dyndrite.com.

Essentium, innovators in both materials and production systems, s disrupting traditional manufacturing processes by bringing strength and speed together, at scale, with a no-compromise material set. We are committed to creating digitally-enabled solutions at scale for the world’s top manufacturers. For more information, visit www.essentium3d.com.

ExOne, has, for over 20 years, been a global leader in Additive Manufacturing, providing 3D printing machines, 3D printed products and related services to customers in a variety of industries including: pumps/valves, automotive, aerospace, energy, heavy equipment, and general industry.  The ExOne process, which utilizes a binder jetting technology, selectively jets binder onto a powdered material bed and builds parts from a 3D CAD file layer by layer.

The key benefits of binder jetting include: highest volumetric output (cm3/hr) versus alternative technologies; scalability of process to high production volumes; diversity of powder materials that can be printed; diverse range of part sizes – small intricate MIM parts to large multi-segment sand castings.

ExOne’s corporate headquarters is in North Huntingdon, PA with manufacturing operations in the United States and Germany.  Production service and adoption centers are located in the United States, Germany, and Japan. For more information, visit www.exone.com.

Formlabs designs and manufactures powerful and accessible 3D printing systems. Headquartered in Boston with offices in Germany, Japan, and China, Formlabs is establishing the industry benchmark for professional 3D printing for engineers, designers, and manufacturers around the globe, and accelerating innovation in a variety of industries, including education, dentistry, healthcare, jewelry, and research. Formlabs products include the Form 2 SLA 3D printer, Fuse 1 SLS 3D printer, Form Cell manufacturing solution, and Pinshape marketplace of 3D designs. Formlabs also develops its own suite of high-performance materials for 3D printing, as well as best-in-class 3D printing software. For more information, visit www.formlabs.com.

GE Additive is part of GE, the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE Additive includes additive machine providers Concept Laser and Arcam, along with additive materials provider AP&C. At GE Additive, we are passionate about the transformative power of advanced manufacturing. And as a notable user of additive technologies, we recognize the value and potential it brings to modern design and manufacturing challenges. GE Additive is committed to leading the industry through world-class machines, materials and services—accelerating innovations across industries and helping the world work smarter, faster and more efficiently. For more information, visit www.ge.com/additive.

Renishaw, Inc. is one of the world’s leading engineering and scientific technology companies, with expertise in precision measurement and healthcare. The company supplies products and services used in applications as diverse as jet engine and wind turbine manufacture, through to 3D printing, dentistry and brain surgery. We design and manufacture additive manufacturing systems for manufacturing components in a variety of metals using a process called metal powder bed fusion (or laser melting). Our expertise in process development and our experience in using the technology in our own manufacturing operations enable us to provide turn-key and optimized additive manufacturing solutions for a broad range of applications in industrial and healthcare sectors. To find out more about additive manufacturing systems and services for your industry, visit www.renishaw.com/am

SLM Solutions Americas, a pioneer of selective laser melting technology, is a leading provider of metal-based additive manufacturing systems. These powerful and innovative technologies support an optimal approach for fast and cost-efficient part production across aerospace, automotive, energy, academia, and medical industries.

With multi-laser options, bi-directional recoating, open software controls, and closed-loop powder handling; Selective Laser Melting® systems (SLM®125, SLM®280, SLM®500, and SLM®800) achieve best-in-class operator safety and increased build speeds for complex and completely dense metal parts.

SLM Solutions Group AG, headquartered in Lübeck, Germany, currently employs over 180 people globally. For more information, visit www.slm-solutions.us.

Stratasys has led from the front for over 30 years – empowering global businesses to reimagine the way they design and manufacture their products. We don’t just work to the highest standards – we set them. Innovating, collaborating, inventing and reinventing. Constantly looking for new ways to solve unique customer challenges. It’s what drives us. And it’s how we’ve built a reputation as a trusted partner for the world’s biggest brands.

From industry-leading hardware and the widest range of materials on the market, to intuitive software and world-class customer service – our end-to-end support is designed to ensure you get what’s right your business. For more information, visit www.stratasys.com.

Titanium Sponsors - 1 Company

NCP Leasing is the leading independent provider of financing for additive manufacturing equipment. Founded in 1987, NCP provides a wide range of lease and rental structures to satisfy the needs of industrial and commercial companies. We have participated in over 300 “additive manufacturing” transactions since 1994. This experience gives us an edge when it comes to making accurate assessments of residual values and understanding the specifics of each transaction. NCP has considerable financial strength. We remain principals in all transactions. This is an advantage when a lease is restructured during its term. For more information, visit www.ncpleasing.com.

Platinum Sponsors - 22 Companies

AddUp Inc., formed by Michelin and Fives, offers an extraordinary level of knowledge, experience, machine capabilities and support to companies with a future in metal AM. Our products and services are designed and built for industrial metal AM applications that demand productivity, precision and repeatability in a mass-production environment. For more information, visit www.addupsolutions.com.

ANSYS has the most comprehensive solutions for additive manufacturing on the market today. This includes topology optimization and design validation as well as preparing for a successful build by enabling orientation and support selection combined with simulation of the actual build process. This process simulation can predict multiple modes of failure and deformation as well as residual stresses before and after heat treatment. Users can also look at the order of post processing steps and predict the characteristics of the resulting materials. ANSYS also has tools to handle all of the geometry requirements around additive manufacturing. The unique clean-up and preparation tools in ANSYS SpaceClaim streamline the process of getting models ready to go.   For more information, visit www.ansys.com.

ARBURG’s  patented ARBURG Plastic Freeforming (APF) process allows you to tap into a whole new range of options for industrial additive manufacturing. Our open freeformer system can produce functional parts using qualified standard granulates. Layer-by-layer application of tiny plastic droplets.

The German, family-owned company is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of plastic processing machines. Arburg’s product portfolio encompasses allrounder injection moulding machines with clamping forces of between 125 and 6,500 kN, the freeformer for industrial additive manufacturing and robotic systems, customer- and industry-specific turnkey solutions and further peripheral equipment.

Arburg is a pioneer in the plastics industry when it comes to production efficiency, digitalisation (Industry 4.0) and sustainability. For more information, visit www.arburg.com/products-and-services/additive-manufacturing/.

Arkema Inc. will showcase its market-leading product portfolio and innovations for each of the major 3D printing technologies: UV curing, powder bed fusion, and filament extrusion under its ‘3D Printing Solutions by Arkema’ platform, led by its flagship brands including N3xtDimension® liquid resins, Rilsan® biosourced polyamide 11, and ultra-high performance Kepstan® PEKK polymer. Come see how Arkema’s materials have unlocked some of the most exciting innovations in 3D printing and learn how the newest products in our range including Pebax® elastomers, Plexiglas® 3D acrylic resins, and Kynar® PVDF polymers are enabling the manufacture of end-use parts. For more information, visit www.3d-arkema.com.

ARMOR, through its brand Kimya®, works closely with manufacturers to meet their needs in the areas of functional prototyping, tooling production and the manufacture of specific components in small series. ARMOR uses its industrial expertise and agility to develop materials capable of meeting the specifications of its industrial customers. For more information, visit www.armor-group.com/kimya.

BeAM Machines Inc., part of the AddUp Group, specializes in designing and producing industrial metal additive manufacturing machines using the Directed Energy Deposition Technology (DED). BeAM works closely with its customers and business partners to develop and industrialize manufacturing and repair processes with feasibility assessments, pilot production, sales of systems, training and technical support. To date, BeAM has developed innovative repair methods for critical aircraft engine parts enabling previously un-repairable components to be re-deployed for use in flight. Further application opportunities for DED solutions are the addition of features to existing components and the creation of near net shape parts. For more information, visit www.beam-machines.com.

BigRep develops the world’s largest serial production 3D printers, creating the industry benchmark for large-format printing with the aim to reshape manufacturing. Its award-winning, German-engineered machines are establishing new standards in speed, reliability and efficiency. BigRep’s printers are the preferred choice of engineers, designers and manufacturers at leading companies in the industrial, automotive and aerospace sectors. Through collaborations with its strategic partners – including Bosch Rexroth, Etihad Airways and Deutsche Bahn – and key investors – including BASF, Koehler, Klöckner and Körber – BigRep continues to develop complete solutions for integrated additive manufacturing systems, as well as a wide range of printing materials on an open-choice source. Founded in 2014, BigRep is headquartered in Berlin with offices in Boston and Singapore. Leading the way in one of the world’s key technologies, our multinational engineering teams are highly trained, interdisciplinary and customer focused. For more information, visit www.bigrep.com.

Desktop Metal is accelerating the transformation of manufacturing with end-to-end metal 3D printing solutions. Founded in 2015 by leaders in advanced manufacturing, metallurgy, and robotics, the company is addressing the unmet challenges of speed, cost, and quality to make metal 3D printing an essential tool for engineers and manufacturers around the world. The company has raised $277 million in financing with a portfolio of strategic investors, including Ford Motor Company, GV, GE Ventures and BMW iVentures. Desktop Metal was selected as one of the world’s 30 most promising Technology Pioneers by World Economic Forum and named to MIT Technology Review’s list of 50 Smartest Companies. For more information, visit www.desktopmetal.com.

Dinsmore & Associates, Inc. is a single source provider ranging in services from product design and development to prototyping to 3D printing.

We remain at the forefront today, pioneering the use of innovative technologies that drive our ability to anticipate client needs and respond quickly to ever-changing economic, market and consumer demands. Our thought leadership, talent, technology and long-term client approach drives our abilities to continually evolve solutions while providing clients with consistent quality and competitive price. For information, visit www.dinsmoreinc.com.

EnvisionTEC is a leading global provider of professional-grade 3D printing solutions. Our company invents, develops, manufactures and sells 3D printers and proprietary materials worldwide. Founded in 2002 with its pioneering commercial DLP printing technology, EnvisionTEC now sells more than 40 printers based on six distinct technologies that build objects from digital design files. The company’s premium 3D printers serve a variety of medical, professional and industrial markets, and are valued for precision, surface quality, functionality and speed. For more than 15 years, EnvisionTEC has been delivering desktop and production 3D printers and materials that deliver best-in-class results. For information, visit www.envisiontec.com.

GKN Additive is a digital manufacturer of metal AM parts and materials for prototypes, medium series and the aftermarket. Our AM production plants are embedded in Industry 4.0, backed by an intelligent global print network for maximum efficiency and prompt delivery to our customers.

GKN Additive builds on GKN Powder Metallurgy’s dual expertise in powder production and metal processing to drive industrialization across the whole AM value chain. From advanced metal powders to design and manufacturing services, we drive new technologies to the limit to make technology simpler, faster and more accessible. For more information, visit gknpm.com/additive.

MakerBot, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd., is a global leader in the 3D printing industry. We help create the innovators of today and the businesses and learning institutions of the future. Founded in 2009 in Brooklyn, NY, MakerBot strives to redefine the standards for 3D printing for reliability, accessibility, precision, and ease­-of-­use. Through this dedication, MakerBot has one of the largest install bases in the industry and also runs Thingiverse, the largest 3D printing community in the world.​ ​We believe there’s an innovator in everyone, so we make the 3D printing tools that make your ideas matter. Discover innovation with MakerBot 3D printing. For more information, visit www.makerbot.com.

Materialise incorporates more than 29 years of 3D printing experience into a range of software solutions and 3D printing services, which together form the backbone of the 3D printing industry. Materialise’s open and flexible solutions enable players in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, automotive, aerospace, art, design, and consumer goods, to build innovative 3D printing applications that aim to make the world a better and healthier place. Headquartered in Belgium, with branches worldwide, Materialise combines the largest group of software developers in the industry with one of the largest 3D printing facilities in the world. For more information, visit www.materialise.com.

MSC Software is one of the ten original software companies and a global leader in helping product manufacturers to advance their engineering methods with simulation software and services. As a trusted partner, MSC Software helps companies improve quality, save time, and reduce costs associated with design and test of manufactured products. Academic institutions, researchers, and students employ MSC’s technology to expand individual knowledge as well as expand the horizon of simulation. MSC Software employs 1,300 professionals in 20 countries.

MSC Software is part of Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B; hexagon.com), a leading global provider of information technology solutions that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial landscapes.

For more information, visit www.mscsoftware.com.

Plural distributes and services additive manufacturing machines including 3ntr industrial 3D printers, the MMS low humidity material cabinet, and more. Made in Italy, 3ntr printers feature actively heated build chambers, liquid cooled print heads, and compatibility with a wide range of non-proprietary filament materials including high temperature PEEK, PEKK, and Ultem. The extruder features multiple nozzles for multi-material prints. HEPA filtration ensure a healthy, particle- and odor-free space safe for offices. For more information, visit www.pluralam.com.

PostProcess Technologies is the world’s only provider of automated and intelligent post-printing solutions for 3D printed parts. Our comprehensive systems remove the post-print bottleneck for all 3D print technologies and materials. With a combination of proprietary software, user-friendly hardware, and eco-friendly chemistry technologies, PostProcess delivers increased throughput, consistency, and productivity. Our suite of systems for support removal and surface finishing range from small desktop units to production-scale systems, including hybrid machines performing both processes in one compact unit. Our proven solutions are utilized in many industries including aerospace, automotive, consumer goods, defense, medical, dental and more. For more information, visit www.postprocess.com.

Praxair Surface Technologies knows that additive manufacturing powders are not just a commodity – they’re a specialty. Additive manufacturing continues to advance at a rapid rate. It’s critical your powders source continues to advance just as fast. From more than 50 years, we’ve been a leading manufacturer of gas atomized metal powders. And today, as additive manufacturing rapidly advances, we’re evolving our powders at the same rate. With Praxair TruForm metal powders for additive manufacturing, the sky isn’t the limit. It’s time to dream big. For more information, visit www.praxairsurfacetechnologies.com/am.

Shining 3D, founded in 2004, is pioneering independent research and the development of 3D digitizing and 3D printing technologies. Shining 3D provides professional solutions covering “3D Digitizing – Intelligent Design – 3D Printing” for industries including industrial manufacturing, healthcare & life sciences, product customization, and STEM education. Shining 3D is well-positioned in the market and has the capacity to handle large sales volumes, offer powerful 3D technologies, and provide strong support service. Shining 3D’s mission is to enable flexible production of high performance, complex structural products, and make 3D imaging and manufacturing technologies accessible to all; from at home hobbyist to large multi-national corporations worldwide. As the leader among Chinese 3D printing companies, Shining 3D has currently extended a strong international influence with customers in more than 70 different countries in Asia and Pacific, Europe, North America, South America, Africa and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.shining3d.com.

Siemens PLM Software helps companies of all sizes around the world to transform their business and develop innovative products and services. Our customers are better equipped to respond successfully to the challenges of digitalization. Our solutions optimize their processes from planning and development through manufacturing and lifecycle support to realize innovation. For more information, visit www.plm.automation.siemens.com.

Tekna’s powder division manufactures spherical metallic powders for additive manufacturing applications (mainly L-PBF, EB, and DED).

Among other materials, Tekna produces spheres of Ti64, AlSiMg and Ni superalloys. These spheres are wire atomized using Tekna RF-plasma proprietary process. These spheres are known for their superior flowability, high density, and purity. For more information, please visit www.tekna.com

Titan Robotics, Ltd. is a production additive manufacturing solutions provider. Titan’s mission mission is to develop innovative solutions and technologies to enable adoption of additive manufacturing in industrial production. Titan designs and fabricates large-format, purpose built 3D printers, and provides solutions to its customers by developing processes using Titan’s additive manufacturing technology. Specializing in direct pellet fed 3D printing and high flow filament 3D printing, Titan’s large-format systems enable the use of dozens of engineering grade and commodity materials. Titan provides complete additive manufacturing implementation, from manufacturing on demand through its printing services, to consulting and material integration processes. For more information, visit www.titan3drobotics.com.

Ultimaker has been in operation since 2011, and over the years has grown to become a market leader; creating powerful, professional, and accessible desktop 3D printers with offices in the Netherlands, New York, Boston, and Singapore, plus production facilities in Europe and the US. Ultimaker’s team of over 350 employees continually strives to offer the highest-quality 3D printers, software, and materials on the market to accelerate the world’s transition to local digital manufacturing. For more information, visit ultimaker.com

Gold Sponsors - 46 Companies

3D Metal Printing magazine connects engineers, manufacturing executives and plant-floor leaders with suppliers of 3D metal-printing equipment, for prototyping and production applications in the aerospace, automotive, medical, tooling, power generation and other industries. The publication reaches more than 30,000 subscribers—print and digital—with focused content covering metal powders, software, production printing technology, finishing techniques, quality control, safety, design for additive manufacturing, and more. For more information, visit www.3dmpmag.com.

3D Printing Industry (3DPI) is a global media company providing a dedicated resource for anyone interested in additive manufacturing. The mission of 3DPI is to report on and create original content to keep our large and growing audience abreast of technology breakthroughs, the latest applications and the opinions of industry insiders.

We also host the annual 3D Printing Industry Awards, this year taking place on June 6th in London. For more information, visit www.3dprintingindustry.com.

3Dnatives was launched in early 2013 with the goal of bringing the wonders of 3D printing to the masses. Today, we are a passionate, international team who are all working together to make 3Dnatives the first source for all things 3D printing in France, Europe and around the world. With more than 550K readers each month, we strive to provide all the latest developments and innovations through our daily posts and articles on our website.

3Dnatives offers many tools for our users such as our 3D printer Comparator, featuring an array of professional and personal 3D printers; Our Business Directory that includes more than 200 companies, manufacturers, and resellers; and our Job and Event Board, that features all the latest jobs and events surrounding additive manufacturing and 3D printing. By bringing these tools together into one place, we are able to give our users and visitors a unique experience that truly makes our website one of a kind. For more information, visit www.3dnatives.com/en/.

3DPrint.com is a news organization dedicated to bringing you up to date on all the latest news from the 3D printing industry. We source and share the latest news and additive manufacturing industry stories through investigative reporting, interviews, and on-the-ground experiences through conferences, site visits, and hands-on information. Our professional team of writers are experienced and dedicated to their work. For more information, visit 3dprint.com.

6K Additive enables you to think beyond today. If today you are printing with materials like Inconel 718 or Ti 64, at 6K we produce these materials that are truly spherical, void of porosity and satellites and with better flowability than powders made with competing technologies. If your application calls for requirements that can’t be achieved with existing AM materials or even with conventional manufacturing, we can design a solution. 6K, with UniMelt® Technology, is able to mass-produce spherical powders for high entropy alloys (HEAs) that could be used in AM as well as conventional consolidation processes like MIM, HIP, and powder forging. For information, visit www.6kinc.com/6k-additive.

Additive Manufacturing Media is devoted to industrial applications of 3D printing technology. We are exploring the ways manufacturers are using this technology to make tooling, molds, functional prototypes and end-use production parts.

Our coverage is aimed at manufacturing leaders. Some are succeeding with AM today. Others expect AM to be among the ways they make parts in the future. For decision-makers in both groups, we report on the promise of additive, its current applications, advances in technology, the challenges of employing AM effectively, and the relationship of additive manufacturing to other manufacturing operations. For more information, visit http://www.additivemanufacturing.media/.

The Additive Report serves manufacturing professionals involved in 3D printing and those starting to explore the many benefits of the technology.

AR team members continually update our digital and print audiences on the rapidly evolving additive manufacturing industry by sharing the most compelling AM-related articles, product releases, opinion pieces, and videos. Staff-produced content is pragmatic and “hands-on,” focusing on 3D printing as it’s performed in the real world of manufacturing. For more information, visit www.theadditivereport.com

Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-class developer and manufacturer of advanced propulsion and energetics systems for customers including the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA and other agencies and companies, both in the United States and abroad. Our markets include space, where we provide a full range of propulsion and power systems for launch vehicles, satellites and other space vehicles; strategic missiles; missile defense; and tactical systems and armaments. Our propulsion systems, both liquid- and solid-fueled, have been at the heart of virtually every major U.S. space and missile program since the dawn of the space age. All of our products are manufactured at ISO 9001/AS 9100-certified facilities around the country. For information, visit www.rocket.com.

AMT represents U.S.-based builders and distributors of manufacturing technology – the advanced machinery, devices, and digital equipment that U.S. manufacturing relies on to be productive, innovative, and competitive. Located in McLean, VA, near the nation’s capital, AMT acts as the industry’s voice to speed the pace of innovation, increase global competitiveness and develop manufacturing’s advanced workforce of tomorrow. With extensive expertise in industry data and intelligence, as well as a full complement of international business operations, AMT offers its members an unparalleled level of support. AMT also produces IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show, the premier manufacturing technology event in North America. For more information, visit www.amtonline.org.

Aristo-Cast, the 2018 & 2019 ICI Automotive Award winner—2017 AFS Casting of the Year winner—2014 Metalcaster of the Year, offers investment castings delivered to you with unsurpassable quality. Utilizing our latest AM equipment we produce castings from math data, in as short as 2 working days, without tooling. We pride ourselves with on-time deliveries and castings produced with the highest degree of dimensional and metallurgical integrity. Our customer’s needs and requirements are of the utmost importance and we stand behind our statement of “Quality thru Teamwork & Continual Improvement”. Aristo-Cast is now fully AS9100D Certified, in addition to our existing ISO9001:2015 certification.  We are the only investment casting mfg. company in the US that offers magnesium in prototype and production volumes. We are also the home for printed investment casting shells. For information, visit www.aristo-cast.com.

ASTM International (www.astm.org), which is committed to serving global societal needs,  positively impacts public health and safety, consumer confidence and overall quality of life. We integrate consensus standards — developed with our international membership of volunteer technical experts — and innovative services to improve lives… Helping our world work better.   The ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence (www.amcoe.org) is a collaborative partnership among ASTM—and its 30,000 members—and representatives from government, academia, and industry that conducts strategic R&D to advance standards across all aspects of additive manufacturing (AM) which will accelerate the development and adoption of robust, game-changing technologies. For more information, please visit www.amcoe.org.

Aurora Labs Ltd (ASX:A3D) is an industrial technology and innovation company that specializes in the development of 3D metal printers, powders, digital parts and their associated intellectual property.

We are developing revolutionary industrial-grade, high-speed, large-format 3D metal printers, powder manufacturing and control software that can be used for large-scale industrial manufacturing on a cost-effective basis. For more information, visit www.auroralabs3d.com

CIDEAS Inc., founded in 1998, is a full-service Additive Manufacturing (AM) and 3D Printing center. Utilizing over 30 in-house industrial large format machines, CIDEAS capabilities include: Stereolithography (SLA), Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM), PolyJet (PJ), DLS (CLIP), Urethane Casting, Part Finishing, Engineering Services.

  • Design Verification Models – Complex Assemblies
  • Finished Display Models for Marketing, Focus Groups, Sales, Trade-Shows
  • Additive Manufacturing, Bridge Tooling and Low Run Production
  • Optically Polished Clear and Color Match Tinted Models
  • Full Color 3D Printing
  • Accepts most CAD file formats
  • Sophisticated Online Quoting System
  • Typical Lead-times 1 to 3 days

For more information, visit www.buildparts.com.

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE® Company, is offering integrated applications for additive manufacturing that work seamlessly across design, manufacturing, and in-service performance, giving users the powerful ability to maintain the digital twin from end-to-end.

  • See how the CATIA Function Driven Generative Design application unifies modeling, simulation, and optimization in a single environment.
  • Learn how SIMULIA and DELMIA maintain your data when running simulations, and how these simulations are applied and rendered when it’s time to move your part into manufacturing.
  • Explore how DELMIA Apriso enables additive manufacturing farms or factories where the entire process-from manufacturing and machining to creating the final part-can be scheduled for production in an optimal manner.
  • Experiment the 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace Make, get instant quote and collaborate with up to 200 manufacturers ready to make you parts

The Dassault Systèmes team looks forward to talking with you! For more information, visit www.3ds.com.

DEVELOP3D is a print and digital resource which tracks the essential technologies used throughout the entire product development process. With a globally respected editorial team with unparalleled industry experience, DEVELOP3D analyses and disseminates emerging technologies whilst engaging engineers and designers and assisting them in their increasingly complex software and hardware selection process.  For information, visit www.develop3d.com.

Digital Engineering is a media outlet that caters to the design engineers and engineering managers who are creating tomorrow’s products using optimal design technologies. The portfolio consists of Digital Engineering the monthly magazine, five e-newsletters, social media and www.digitalengineering247.com . DE delivers an independent voice of need-to-know information on the combination of high-performance computing and simulation-based modeling that is driving up-front design, new rapid prototyping and testing technologies that are improving the bottom line, and the engineering services our audience needs to thrive.

For a free subscription to our publication and e-newsletters visit Digital Engineering Subscriptions. For more information, visit www.digitalengineering247.com.

Engineering.com brings the most important stories about additive manufacturing, 3D Printing, design software and many other engineering topics to a worldwide audience of engineers. Our stories are informative, inspiring and entertaining. We deliver those stories across social media, video, Internet destinations and mobile devices. Engineering.com leverages this reach to deliver advertising campaigns for some of the world’s leading B2B brands, and for many more companies who aspire to build their customer base in engineering. For information, visit www.engineering.com.

EWI empowers industry leaders to overcome complex manufacturing challenges and seamlessly integrate new processes to bring products to market more quickly and efficiently. With unmatched expertise and advanced manufacturing technology resources, EWI is an integral extension of our clients’ innovation and R&D teams. We can assist you at any stage in your process—or collaborate with you from start to finish.

EWI operates the Additive Manufacturing Consortium (AMC), which provides thought leadership and conducts collaborative sponsored projects to solve common challenges in metal AM. For more information, visit ewi.org/capabilities/additive-manufacturing

Farsoon Technologies is a global comprehensive solution supplier of industrial-grade polymer and metal laser sintering systems. Founded on the clear vision and core commitment to creating “Open for Industry” high value-proposition systems, Farsoon gives users the freedom to innovate and expand the envelope of sintering technology for the world. Farsoon users also have access to all parameter settings with customizable solutions based on application and material requirements to meet their specific needs.

It is our core belief that only by having an open system and finding new, better, and more cost-effective materials can the industry continue its rapid growth. For more information, please visit www.farsoon.com.

Fast Radius is a leading expert in both additive and legacy manufacturing. Through their in-house additive factory and their global manufacturing network, Fast Radius is committed to finding the processes that give customers the best results. From application discovery and design to manufacturing and fulfillment, Fast Radius brings the future of manufacturing and the supply chain to its customers.

In 2018, Fast Radius was recognized as one of the 9 companies best “implementing technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution” by the World Economic Forum—the only company honored that is based in North America. Fast Radius is headquartered in Chicago, with offices in Atlanta and Singapore, as well as a production hub on-site at the UPS Worldport facility in Louisville, KY. For more information, please visit www.fastradius.com.

GEFERTEC develops new methods for the production of metallic parts that extend beyond the limits of conventional production processes, thereby offering unique possibilities to designers, engineers and companies. GEFERTEC is the first and only company worldwide that provides the market with the revolutionary 3DMP® technology that is based on modern arc welding in the form of ready-to-use production machinery.

The arc machines in 3 or 5 axis are perfect manufacturing solutions for metalworking companies as well as for research and development institutions interested in producing large metal components. For more information, visit www.gefertec.de/en/start-2/.

Global Advanced Metals (GAM), a leading conflict-free tantalum producer, has exclusive rights to the world’s largest industrial resources of tantalum ore located in Western Australia and is actively engaged in tantalum resource development throughout the world. GAM produces conflict-free tantalum powders and metallurgical products at its Pennsylvania, USA and Aizu, Japan plants for a range of industries including electronics, aerospace, automotive, medical and chemical processing.

GAM is the world’s only fully integrated supplier of tantalum products. For almost 70 years, it has been a leader in safety, health, environment and social responsibility while delivering best-in-industry technology and product quality. For more information, please visit www.globaladvancedmetals.com.

GoProto delivers turnkey plastic and metal part manufacturing solutions including industrial design model making, rapid prototyping, additive manufacturing, cast urethane, CNC machining, rapid sheet metal, rapid injection tooling, production parts (injection molding, stamping, die-casting, and sheet metal), and part finishing to complete your product.

Together we’ll navigate the sea of design, lead time and budgetary variables and make your decision process a snap. But how do we do it? The answer is fairly simple–we actually care. We excel in old-fashioned superior customer service and our team of passionate industry experts is here to guide you every step of the way. For more information, please visit goproto.com.

Höganäs AB is the pioneer and world leader in metal powders. We know our products and services can improve resource efficiency and inspire our customers to do more with less. We work closely with our customers and their customers to thoroughly understand needs and requirements of the end product. We are developing tomorrow’s solutions for numerous applications such as automotive components, brazing, electrical motors, surface coating, additive manufacturing and water treatment. With people at every level of our organization dedicated to redefining what is possible, we continue to astonish the world with new breakthroughs.

For all the limitless possibilities of additive manufacturing, we offer material of superior quality and full-service expertise. We have the widest range of products and production technologies. Our portfolio of 3D-printing metal powders covers the full range of additive manufacturing processes, including nickel, iron and cobalt based alloys.  Our AMPERPRINT portfolio encompasses various standard alloys and countless product versions modified according to specific customer needs. For more information, visit www.hoganas.com/am.

INTAMSYS 3D Printing All-in-One Solutions bear the ambition to make our future life fully customizable due to the infinity of possibilities Additive Manufacturing Industry offers. Meeting the most demanding industrial standards, INTAMSYS 3D Printers are optimized for applications in industries as diverse as Automotive, Aerospace, Oil & Gas, Medical sector, Jigs & Fixtures or even Education. For more information visit www.intamsys.com.

Link3D is the leading AMES & Additive Workflow Software for streamlining OEM’s internal and external additive manufacturing production. Speed-up order turnaround time, maximize machine utilization rates while providing a superior experience for all engineers to gain access to your additive supply chain. For more information, visit solution.link3d.co.

MakePartsFast is part of the Design World Digital Network. It provides design engineers and product designers with a balanced editorial approach addressing key issues, best practices, and material selection when exploring additive, subtractive, reverse engineering, rapid injection molding, CNC prototyping, custom or hybrid parts, prototypes, and finished parts.

MakePartsFast provides news and educational articles on 3D printing and innovations in digital manufacturing and rapid prototyping via online tools, videos, podcasts, webinars, print and social media to reach engineering and manufacturing professionals. For more information, visit www.makepartsfast.com.

Markforged is on a mission to unlock the next 10x innovation in design and manufacturing. We build an Industrial 3D Printing Platform to liberate designers and engineers from decades-old, slow part creation processes. NASA, Google, Ford, Amazon, Siemens and thousands of companies in 50 countries use Markforged to print same-day prototypes and produce stronger end-use parts than they did before. With Markforged, customers are able to ship 50X faster, spend 20X less, and build products that are 23X stronger. The Markforged platform includes a full ecosystem of 3D printers for metal, composite, and plastic parts; purpose-built metal & carbon-reinforced materials for strength and beautiful finishes; and cloud software for turning drawings into high-strength printing. For more information visit us at www.markforged.com.

Mechanical Engineering is the flagship publication of ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers). We identify emerging technologies and trends and explore their impact as they transform industries and workforce.
ASME helps the global engineering community develop solutions to real world challenges. Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME is a not-for-profit professional organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing and skill development across all engineering disciplines, while promoting the vital role of the engineer in society. ASME codes and standards, publications, conferences, continuing education and professional development programs provide a foundation for advancing technical knowledge and a safer world. For more information, visit www.asme.org

Medical Device Developments…The medical device and diagnostic industry are currently valued at over $350 billion. Technological advances in medical device and diagnostics design are driven by an increasingly demanding market and legislative requirements. A growing patient population and a worldwide governmental drive towards preventive therapies are also fueling the development of innovative devices.

Medical Device Developments and its daily updated site www.nsmedicaldevices.com is published in response to the increasing information needs of the major global medical device manufacturers/OEMs. The publication, which is published biannually, will incorporate authoritative reviews of current trends and emerging technologies, and provide the industry’s decision-makers with clear, concise and unbiased technical articles and case histories on cutting-edge developments, products and applications, drawing on the expertise of leading engineers and designers from around the globe. For more information, visit www.nsmedicaldevices.com.

Metal Additive Manufacturing magazine is a leading news source for commercial and technical developments in metal AM. Available both in print and online, it is read by a large and rapidly growing audience of subscribers including component producers, end-users, industry suppliers, analysts and researchers. Each issue features a number of original in-depth articles and special features on metal Additive Manufacturing topics, as well as our extensive quarterly industry news rundown.

Metal AM magazine is available as a free digital download or via a print subscription. For more information, visit www.metal-am.com.

Midwest Prototyping, one of the nation’s largest independent service providers, offers a diversified array of 3D printing technologies for prototyping and manufacturing applications. Combined with extensive post-processing finishing services and urethane casting departments, Midwest Prototyping became the first independent additive service bureau to achieve ISO 9001:2015 certification. Since founding in 2001, Midwest Prototyping continues its mission to connect great ideas with innovative technologies. Offering:

  • Laser Sintering
  • Multi Jet Fusion
  • DLS/CLIP
  • Stereolithography
  • FDM/FFF
  • PolyJet
  • Urethane Casting

Locations: Blue Mounds, Wisconsin; Westminster, Colorado. For more information, visit www.midwestproto.com.

Paxis LLC, founded in 2016 and headquartered in Crystal Lake, IL, announced the development of the WAV™ (Wave Applied Voxel) process, with commercialization timing to be announced at a later date. Designed to meet advanced manufacturing needs within the Additive Manufacturing (AM) and 3D Printing industry, while expandable to non-AM industries WAV is a completely new, ground-up AM process. Designed without constraints, the new, patented WAV technology is fully scalable in the X, Y, and Z axis, and deploys material in a unique way that allows for the production of extremely large part(s) or larger quantities of smaller parts, with as little as 1 liter of material loaded in the machine at any given time. The technology is designed to embrace the use of multiple materials of different viscosities within the same part build. For more information, visit www.paxis.com.

Photocentric, innovators in photopolymer, is an award-winning photopolymer resin and LCD printer manufacturer based in Cambridgeshire, UK and Arizona, USA. As patent holders in visible light curing technologies, Photocentric manufacture an innovative range of photopolymer resins compatible with any printer operating from 355nm to 460nm, as well as a range of unique printers using LCD screens as their light source. Building on their vision of enabling custom mass manufacture, Photocentric are extending their hardware and material range with the next generation of disruptive, large-format LCD printers and high-performance materials. For more information, visit www.photocentricgroup.com/3d.

Raise3D designs and manufactures top-performing 3D printers and 3D printing solutions for corporate users. With headquarters in California, Rotterdam and Shanghai, Raise3D is positioned to be a leading pioneer in developing flexible manufacturing solutions based on desktop 3D printing. For more information, visit www.raise3d.com.

RAPID + TCT is where the entire additive manufacturing community convenes, and where industry-accelerating products are launched. The 2020 event will be held April 20-23 in Anaheim, CA. Known worldwide as North America’s most important additive manufacturing event, RAPID + TCT provides everything you need to know about the latest 3D technologies, all under one roof. It is where you will witness groundbreaking product announcements, experience 300+ hands-on exhibits, learn real-world additive manufacturing solutions from the industry’s most respected experts, and network with thousands of industry peers. At the RAPID + TCT conference, over 150 industry leaders go beyond the hype to bring you real-world solutions to advance your manufacturing processes.  For more information, visit rapid3devent.com.

Rapid Prototyping Services, founded in 2004,  provides quick turn 3D printed mechanical prototypes using ABS, ABS-ESD7, POLYCARBONATE, PC/ABS, NYLON-12, NYLON-12CF, ULTEM 9085/1010, and POLYPHENYLSULFONE. Since 2004 we’ve offered advanced product development services including 3D cad modeling, prototyping, production, appearance models, tooling and fixtures . RPS is a woman-owned, small business, with an ITAR Certification. For more information, visit www.rapidps.com.

RePliForm provides electroplating services for plastic parts in the 3D printing industry. Our plating has been used to add strength & stiffness, durability, EMI Shielding, electrical & thermal conductivity, abrasion resistant, and much more! Our mission is to partner with customers to enhance the value of their custom tailored designs through the development of innovative processes to create metal-plastic composites with attributes that are superior to the sum of their parts. From fashion to the aerospace, RePliForm is ready to take on new challenges to advance the capabilities of the 3D printing industry. For more information, visit www.repliforminc.com.

RP America’s mission is to be the most respected service first provider in the 3D industry. We have established a culture of partnerships as our core purpose, so our team members are equipped to deliver exceptional support, open platforms, and industry leading expertise to our customers. We represent Raplas, UnionTech, and DSM materials, as well as Photocentric LCD equipment.

RP America also partners with RP Support America to provide service for AM equipment across North America. When you purchase equipment, materials, or software from RP America, you have the security of knowing it is backed by an experienced field service team, providing quality support.  For more information, visit rpamerica.us.

Sandvik Additive Manufacturing has a leading position within the AM metal powder market and has made sizeable investments into a wide range of AM printing process technologies for metal components. Adding 150 years of experience in materials technology, 75 years in post processing methods like metal cutting, sintering and heat treatment, Sandvik has well-established and leading competence across the entire AM-value chain. Materials technology is included in Sandvik’s DNA – and the company has experience from printing in a wide range of materials for additive manufacturing, such as tool steels, including maraging steels, stainless steels and duplex steels, high-temperature materials, nickel-based alloys, titanium alloys and cemented carbide.  For more information, visit www.additive.sandvik.

Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI), launched its groundbreaking Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) process in 2009 with the objective to save manufacturers time and money on the production of large, high-value metal parts and prototypes. Today, we remain dedicated to perfecting the art and science of printing large metal parts (up to an industry-leading 19 feet in length), but we are also committed to offering the widest range of metal additive manufacturing solutions in the market. From high profile R&D projects to innovative systems and services, Sciaky will continue to push the boundaries of additive manufacturing technology into the foreseeable future. For more information, visit www.sciaky.com.

Sigma Labs, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGLB) is a leading provider of quality assurance software to the commercial 3D printing industry under the PrintRite3D® brand. Founded in 2010, Sigma is a software company that specializes in the development and commercialization of real-time computer aided inspection (CAI) solutions known as PrintRite3D for 3D advanced manufacturing technologies. Sigma Labs’ advanced computer-aided software product revolutionizes commercial additive manufacturing, enabling non-destructive quality assurance mid-production, uniquely allowing errors to be corrected in real-time. Sigma Labs provides Third Party, Platform Independent, in-process quality assurance monitoring for Additive Manufacturing. The technology, PrintRite3D features sensors, hardware and software for quality management of AM processes. The system can be adapted as a third-party retrofit on existing metal 3D printing machines and is available for license by machine OEM’s for integration within the new machine platform.  For more information, visit www.sigmalabsinc.com.

The TCT Group, part of Rapid News Publications Ltd, has a mission to accelerate design-to-manufacturing innovation across all industry sectors. The TCT Group has been a leading authority in the 3D technologies industry for over 20 years and, with a global reach, continues to deliver comprehensive market-leading events and media solutions.

The TCT Group is home to the market-leading TCT Magazines (Europe, North America and German Language editions), TCT 3Sixty (UK), TCT Awards, TCT Asia (Shanghai, China), TCT Shenzhen (China), , RAPID + TCT (USA), TCT Conference @ Formnext (Frankfurt, Germany) and TCT Japan (Tokyo, Japan). For more information, visit www.thetctgroup.com.

Tethon 3D manufactures ceramic powders and photo curable ceramic and iron polymers for 3D printing. Tethonite®, Porcelite®, Castalite®, Vitrolite®, Flexalite® and Ferrolite® are registered trademarks of Tethon 3D. Tethon 3D materials and 3D printing processes are covered by US Patents and other intellectual property. Tethon 3D was founded in Omaha, Nebraska in 2014 and is privately held. The company is a member of the American Ceramic Society. For more information, visit tethon3d.com.

XYZprinting is a leading global provider of comprehensive 3D printing solutions. XYZprinting is the number one global brand in desktop 3D printing products and services and is now moving decisively into the industrial additive manufacturing arena.

XYZprinting is backed by the world’s leading electronic manufacturing conglomerate, New Kinpo Group, which earns more than 36 billion dollars revenue annually and has more than 8,500 engineers in research and development across four continents. With nearly two decades of design and manufacturing experience, New Kinpo Group is a recognized manufacturer of many of today’s printers for both personal and commercial use. For more information, visit pro.xyzprinting.com.

Silver Sponsors - 4 Companies

North Star Imaging, an ITW company, manufactures, sells and services state-of-the-art X-ray Digital Radiography and Computed Tomography equipment for industrial use, and designs and develops software applications for its systems. NSI has a standard range of 5 extremely flexible products. Innovations include robotiX™ X-ray scanning. Added services include Inspection Services for need-based X-ray/CT scanning and consulting, and a Technical Service & Support team on call 24/7 for immediate global customer service needs. NSI’s corporate office is in Rogers (MN) with added sites in Irvine-CA, Marlborough-MA, Paris, London, China. NSI is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company.  For more information, visit www.4nsi.com

Sintratec is the leading Swiss provider of first-class selective laser sintering (SLS) solutions. The professional 3D printing systems and resilient materials meet the highest industrial requirements. From the consultation to the service – Sintratec offers a user-friendly and overall package for modern, scalable additive manufacturing. To realize your ideas and designs in a fast and cost-effective way. For more information, visit www.sintratec.com.

VacuCoat Technologies, Inc. specializes in the art and science of vacuum metallizing for the rapid prototype industry. Our capabilities include the deposition of aluminum and numerous other metals, providing a wide variety of appearances. We have developed an expertise in the coating of SLA, SLS, epoxies, fiberglass, urethanes, and most rapid prototyping materials. In addition, VacuCoat metallizes a broad range of traditional substrates including: most plastics, steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and zinc components. For more information, visit www.vacucoat.com.

voxeljet America is a leading provider of high-speed, large-format 3D printers and on-demand parts services to industrial and commercial customers. The company’s 3D printers employ a powder binding, additive manufacturing technology to produce parts using various material sets, which consist of particulate materials and proprietary chemical binding agents. The company provides its 3D printers and on-demand parts services to industrial and commercial customers serving the automotive, aerospace, film and entertainment, art and architecture, engineering and consumer product end markets. For more information, visit www.voxeljet.com.

Bronze Sponsor - 1 Company

Pressure Technology, Inc. (PTI) is a leading supplier of Hot Isostatic Pressing Services (HIP) to the aerospace, power generation, medical, automotive and general industries. Performance and reliability of components manufactured in these industries using additive manufacturing, casting and traditional powder metallurgy techniques are of critical importance. Within two USA facilities, Warminster PA and Concord OH, PTI operates 11 HIP units ranging in size from 16” through 30” diameter. The majority of all PTI HIP units are capable of pressures up to or exceeding 25,000 psi which enables lower temperature processing of the stiffer nickel and titanium alloys. PTI has been a toll HIP provider since 1977 allowing its customers to eliminate major capital investment which would otherwise be diverted from core activities.  PTI offers responsive customer assistance and 24/7 processing to allow rapid turnaround of customer product.  For more information visit www.pressuretechnology.com.