RAPID + TCT 2024, North America’s largest additive manufacturing (AM) and industrial 3D printing event, will host over 400 solution providers, the most substantial number at the show to date, showcasing their latest advancements in AM from June 25-27, 2024, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The event is produced by SME, the nonprofit association committed to advancing the widespread adoption of manufacturing technologies and developing North America’s talent and capabilities, and UK-based Rapid News Publications Ltd., owners of TCT.

As the leading AM event in North America, attendees of RAPID + TCT will have the chance to interact with over 400 exhibiting companies presenting hundreds of solutions to drive progress, boost profits and propel businesses into a new era of innovation,” said Robert Willig, executive director and CEO of SME. “Each year, exhibitors continue to create faster, smarter processes that display a comprehensive, cross-industry survey of solutions in the additive space.”

This year’s exhibitor roster features some of the most cutting-edge names in AM and beyond, spanning from dynamic startups to prominent global giants excelling in 3D-printing hardware, software and services. Here are a few key highlights coming to this year’s show floor:

  •     EOS North America, a powerful player in manufacturing since 1989, will showcase their recently launched EOS M 300-4 1kWmetal AM system at booth #2639, pushing out four powerful, one-kilowatt lasers to reach the production requirements of aluminum and copper 3D printed applications. Additionally, EOS will display the FORMIGA P 110 FDR polymer AM system, the latest AMCM customized 3D printing technology and software solutions and tools including Can I 3D Print This. EOS North America will host an AM Expert Bar, where attendees can schedule 1:1 time with EOS experts and discuss specifics on 3D printing, training, consulting and AM materials.
  •     At 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25,  DMG MORI Additive Solutionswill host a press conference at booth #2039 unveiling cutting-edge advancements in LASERTEC Direct Energy Deposition (DED) and LASERTEC Selective Laser Melting (SLM) technologies at RAPID + TCT 2024. With dynamic digitization and excellence in technology at the forefront of their business, DMG MORI experts will offer a fascinating look into the transformative potential of DMG MORI LASERTEC solutions and complex trends that shape the AM landscape, from materials innovation to process optimization. Hear customer success testimonials as they share how these advancements impact their procedures.
  •     Nikon SLM Solutions, a global provider of integrated metal AM solutions, focuses on the development and distribution of the most dynamic, production-oriented metal AM systems in the world. With facilities worldwide, Nikon SLM is bringing their top experts to RAPID + TCT 2024 to connect with attendees and present how Nikon SLM technology can revolutionize the manufacturing space, discussing in detail all aspects of their tech and answering questions. Visitors to the Nikon SLM Solutions booth — #2628 — will discover advancements to metal AM systems and impressive applications from customers in aerospace, automotive, defense, energy and more.

More notable companies to exhibit at RAPID + TCT 2024 — the platform where AM innovation comes to life — include 3D Systems, Aerospace Manufacturing and Design, Mitsubishi Chemical America, Formlabs, Nexa3D Inc., Stratasys Inc. and more. These industry leaders are set to present their latest breakthroughs, providing attendees with an exclusive look at the future of AM. To see a full list of this year’s exhibitors and their location on the show floor, visit https://www.rapid3devent.com/exhibit/exhibitor-list/.

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