3D Printing Craze Got You Interested? MetalMiner's Got the Hookup

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Back when we heard about 3D printing and 3D manufacturing, the nascent phenomenon still made folks in the metals industry scratch their heads.

People thought that a full-sized Ford Taurus or ready-made Caterpillar Backhoe Loader would be coming out of a printer the size of your office HP Laserjet.

Actually, if you go to an upcoming conference here in Chicago, you may find that this is not too far off from happening.

Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo” attracted 3,000 attendees and top exhibitors like MakerBot, Stratasys, and 3D Systems to its inaugural event in New York. Now, MetalMiner is partnering with this new conference as it heads to Chicago on July 10-11.

HERE’S THE HOOKUP: As a MetalMiner reader, get 15% off your Gold Passport to the event. Just enter our code MET15 and register here.

As “the” B2B tradeshow for the 3D printing industry, the event garners top venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, engineers, designers, professors, manufacturers, and artists to explore the impact of this rapidly growing field.

The summer edition, programmed by Hod Lipson, has already confirmed numerous speakers, including Scott Crump, Founder and Chairman of the Board at Stratasys, Bill Foster Congressman of the 11th Congressional District of Illinois, Ralph L. Resnick, President & Executive Director of the National Center for Defense Manufacturing & Machining (NCDMM), and Cydni Tetro, Entrepreneur in Residence for Disney.

Session topics include: Tools of Creation, Industrial Scale Additive Manufacturing Technologies, The Printed Athlete: How 3D Printing is Changing the Nature of Sports, and more.

The event’s networking reception and exhibit hall, featuring the likes of Stratasys, Mcor Technologies, Solid Concepts, InterPRO, and NRI, provide the ideal forum for professionals to network with like-minded peers and investors and explore the latest 3D printing equipment.

IF YOU MISSED THE HOOKUP: As a MetalMiner reader, get 15% off your Gold Passport to the event. Just enter our code MET15 and register here.

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