Offsite, Pre-conference Tours

On Sunday, March 22, 2020, Renishaw and Fast Radius are opening their doors for tours of their facilities and information exchange. Please note that both require advanced registration and have a cap on the number of people they can host.

Tour Renishaw

Renishaw will be offering a free tour of its facility on Sunday, March 22. You will depart from the Hilton Chicago at 10:00 am and return before the new member welcoming meeting and start of the AMUGexpo.

Renishaw is offering you the chance to learn about the challenges, complexities,  machine capabilities, processes and qualification required to take AM into production. This is a unique opportunity to mix with HP, a world–leading 3D Printing Solutions company, and nTopology, a notable engineering software company. You will also get a quick tour of Renishaw’s core Industrial Metrology businesses—all essential to control manufacturing process variation and how these interact with the 3D print space.

Advanced registration is required.

Agenda

  • Depart hotel at 10:00am
  • Arrival
  • Welcome and introduction presentation
  • Site tour
  • nTopology presentation
  • HP presentation
  • Speaker panel
  • Depart for hotel at 2:00pm

Details

  • Where: Renishaw, Inc., Wesemann Drive, West Dundee, Illinois
  • When: Sunday, March 22 from 10:00am to 3:15pm
  • Transportation: Provided by Renishaw
    • Board buses at 10:00am (use the hotels East 8th Street entrance, which is in the AMUG registration area)
  • Cost: FREE
  • Registration: Here

Registration

To reserve a spot, please contact Sue Wilm, Renishaws’ marketing services manager, at susan.wilm@renishaw.com.

Tour Fast Radius

Fast Radius will be offering a free tour of its facility on Sunday, March 22. The agenda will include a guided tour of its advanced factory, view its additive applications gallery, absorb best practices, hear ‘lessons learned’, and kick off the AMUG Conference week with a happy hour.

Visitors to these headquarters see a “factory of the future”, one recognized by the World Econimic Forum as one of the most innovative factories in the world,  operating in real time. Additionally, Fast Radius is home to the largest publicly-accessible Carbon factory in North America, along with extensive capabilities in HP MJF, Stratasys FDM, and Desktop Metal.

Advanced registration is required.

Details

  • Where: Fast Radius, N. May Stree (West Loop), Chicago, Illinois
  • When: Sunday, March 22 from noon to 2:00 pm
  • Transportation: Provided by Fast Radius (Uber code to be provided)
  • Cost: FREE
  • Registration: Here

Questions about Fast Radius Tour

For answers to any questions you have about this offsite tour, please contact Sarah Maki.