RAPID + TCT 2019 takes place in Detroit, MI May 20th - 23rd. This ManufacturingTomorrow.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

ManufacturingTomorrow - Special Tradeshow Coverage<br>RAPID + TCT

Brandon Hetherington for | ManufacturingTomorrow

General Information

By far the most comprehensive event in the industry, RAPID + TCT is where the entire additive manufacturing community comes together to share knowledge and learn what’s new. At RAPID + TCT 2019, you'll witness some of the biggest product announcements of the year firsthand, discover the latest applications, and hear from the industry’s most respected experts on where the industry is headed next.

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Featured RAPID + TCT Articles & Q&A's

America's Most Influential Additive Manufacturing Event

This event is the place to be to learn how to use 3D technologies to reduce time to market, produce stronger and lighter parts, improve efficiency, reduce waste, and create complex geometries.

Talking RAPID + TCT with Xometry

Talking RAPID + TCT with Protolabs

RAPID + TCT Q&A with Ultimaker

RAPID + TCT Q&A with Mazak

RAPID + TCT Q&A with SLM Solutions

RAPID Q&A with Frank Marangell, BigRep CBO



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What to See at the Shows

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Exhibitor List & Floor Plan:


The Conference:

At the 2019 conference, over 150 experts will speak on the latest processes, applications, materials and research in 3D printing, additive manufacturing, 3D scanning, CAD/CAE, metrology and inspection, and related technologies. The conference will feature novice, intermediate, and expert-level presentations, allowing you to maximize your time at RAPID + TCT and customize a schedule that fits your needs. If you want to position your company for success in additive manufacturing, then you need to attend the RAPID + TCT conference.


Keynote Presentations:

Carbon and Riddell: Bringing Innovation to Head Protection
Disruptive Technology and Innovation
Additive Manufacturing: Leveraging Design Capabilities for Production of Devices that Make Healthcare Better
Shaping New Ways for Smart Automotive Production by Using AM


Featured Events:

iRAMP - SME has developed the Interactive Rapid Additive Manufacturing Portal (iRAMP) as a tool to help you make informed decisions when considering a purchase of an AM machine/3D printer. 

Workshops - Choose from several workshops covering concepts that will open your eyes to new manufacturing possibilities and advance your understanding of 3D printing, scanning, and additive manufacturing. 

SME ZONE - The SME ZONE is the focal point of everything happening at RAPID + TCT. Major attractions will be hosted in the SME Zone (Booth 465) – and while you’re there,

Smart Manufacturing Hub - The Smart Manufacturing Hub will feature several advanced manufacturing technologies, including automation, advanced materials, 3D printing, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), 3D scanning, and more. Technical presentations from industry-leading smart technology providers will provide insight on recent developments in this rapidly evolving field. Presentations are complimentary for all RAPID + TCT attendees.

Technology LaunchPad - Hosted by SME Media, the RAPID + TCT Technology LaunchPad is a showcase around the latest must-see technologies, applications and new product announcements. 


Featured Partners Booth Number



Russell Finex Inc.




News Headlines
MHI Machine Tool to Showcase State-of-the-Art Metal 3D Additive Manufacturing Technology at U.S. Trade Fair
DSM and Origin announce partnership to enable new materials for Origin's open additive manufacturing platform
Renishaw showcases AM capabilities at RAPID + TCT
NSL Analytical Launches Powder360 at the RAPID + TCT Show in Detroit, MI
Objectify aims to strengthen its presence in the US market
DuPont to Launch Multiple New Semi-crystalline Products for 3D Printing at RAPID + TCT 2019

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