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SME To Host RAPID + TCT Event

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Update time : 2019-06-12 16:06:13

World's chief additive manufacturing incident will drag 7,000 industry professionals and executives to Detroit

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- SME, an association of professionals, educators and students committed to promoting and supporting the manufacturing industry, will host its swift + TCT incident from May 20-23 at Cobo middle at Detroit.

RAPID + TCT is North America's preeminent incident during discovery, innovation and networking during additive manufacturing, bringing together the best new ideas from the biggest and most innovative names at the industry. With above 125 presentations, eight workshops and three keynote presentations, the incident is both a global session and tradeshow that features more than 375 exhibitors and three networking receptions.

The three keynote presentations from some of the nation's most original minds, will include:

- Bill Taylor, Entrepreneur, author and Co-founder of swift company
- Naomi Murray, Ph.D., Director of Advanced Operations and Additive technique Solutions at Stryker
- Dominik Rietzel, Dr.-Ing., chief of Additive Manufacturing (Non-Metals) at BMW Group

"At SME, we crow ourselves above providing opportunities during industry professionals to connect, know and progress their businesses. during around 30 years, swift + TCT has served during a springboard during high-level decisionmakers to invest at technologies driving manufacturing into the future," said SME CEO and Executive Director Sandra Bouckley. "We are thrilled to salute 7,000 such leaders from around the earth to our dwelling at Detroit."

With a keen concentrate above 3D printing, swift + TCT is a high-energy sustain that puts the capabilities of additive manufacturing technique above display and explores the applications throughout affected industries, including aerospace, automotive, cure and more. These technologies are challenging the status quo, from best practices throughout the material scene to public policy.

Each year, hundreds of chief technique and manufacturing companies debut exciting new products and innovations at swift + TCT. These exhibits drag many of the world's most prestigious brands—ranging from Google and Amazon to Nike, Microsoft, NASA, total and more—to attend industry research above the base at the event.

This year, swift + TCT returns to its birthplace: Detroit. no only is the area dwelling to the highest concentration of engineering ability at the U.S., besides the city is enjoying immense startup growth and has experienced more than $13 billion at new investments along more than 200 projects during 2006.

For more information above the swift + TCT incident and the ability to register, entertain see

About swift + TCT
For above 25 years, swift + TCT has defined the crucial role of additive manufacturing and empowered the establishment of an industry that continues to conceive, test, better and fabricate new products at a faster, more cost-efficient pace. The two industry leaders at 3D technique events, SME and The TCT Group, dine teamed up to fabricate the annual swift + TCT event. during users and suppliers alike, the incident is the premier destination during those who supply technique and during those who need to understand, pursue and adopt 3D printing, additive manufacturing, 3D scanning, CAD/CAE, metrology and inspection technologies. during more information, entertain visit

About SME
SME connects manufacturing professionals, academia and communities, sharing learning and estate to found inspired, educated and prosperous manufacturers and enterprises. With more than 85 years of sustain and expertise at events, media, membership, custom and development, and too along an education foundation, SME is committed to promoting manufacturing technology, developing a expert workforce and attracting future generations to progress manufacturing. know more at, follow @SME_MFG on Twitter or 

About swift information Publications Ltd & The TCT Group
Established at 1992, swift information Publications Ltd, the owner of the TCT Group, has been a chief authority at additive manufacturing, 3D printing, fabricate and engineering technique during above 25 years. The group's events and media products now deliver business-critical insights, information and inspiration along Europe, North America and Asia above 3D printing, additive manufacturing, CAD/CAM/CAE, metrology, inspection and materials too during highlighting the latest developments at habitual manufacturing processes such during moulding, casting and CNC machining.

The TCT people mission is to hurry the adoption of technologies that country innovation at the design-to-manufacturing process chain. Enabling companies along the finish spectrum of industry to arrive the target of world-class fabricate and manufacturing functions within their organisations. The TCT people ( is owned by swift information Publications Ltd ( a member of the AEO (Association of incident Organisers) and BPA Worldwide.


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