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RAPID 2011 scheduled for May 24-26, 2011.

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February 15, 2011 - RAPID 2011 will showcase how additive manufacturing is used to create almost any solid product while reducing production costs. Conference, including 3D IMAGING, will offer more than 70 technical sessions, keynotes, and panels by top minds in the field, allowing professionals in design, engineering, and production as well as artists to evaluate latest materials and machinery for creating 3D products using 3D imaging and additive manufacturing.

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Press release date: February 10, 2011

See and Hear How Technology is Revolutionizing Product Creation

Additive Manufacturing Show Includes 3D Imaging Conference

DEARBORN, Mich. - RAPID 2011, a conference and exposition showcasing how additive manufacturing is used to create almost any solid product while reducing production costs, will be held in Minneapolis, May 24-26, 2011.

Nowhere else in North America will professionals find such a comprehensive display of equipment, software and service providers, nor have the chance to attend technical sessions with the founders of and current movers and shakers in additive manufacturing, a technology that is revolutionizing how products are created.

The RAPID Conference, including 3D IMAGING, will offer more than 70 technical sessions, keynotes and panels by the top minds in the field, allowing professionals in design, engineering and production as well as artists to evaluate the latest materials and machinery for creating 3D products using 3D imaging and additive manufacturing.

Exhibits, keynotes and presentations will unveil applications for industries serving medical devices, aerospace and defense; automotive parts, architecture modeling, the arts and emerging applications for custom consumer products. Buyers and end-users of design, prototyping, tooling and direct manufacturing equipment will get a chance to compare products and processes and discuss new cost-cutting and time-saving uses for the technology. Presentations will cover the use of additive manufacturing in combination with 3D imaging for:

Medical devices, bones and implants
Custom consumer products
Casting
Parts inspection and verification
Motor vehicles
Aircraft, aerospace and defense parts
Architecture modeling
Sculpture, entertainment figurines and jewelry

Find more information on RAPID 2011 and 3D IMAGING Conference & Exposition or to register for the event, click www.sme.org/rapid.

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About SME:
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (www.sme.org) is the premier source for manufacturing knowledge, education and networking. Through its many programs, events, magazine and publications and online training division, Tooling U, SME connects manufacturing practitioners to each other, to the latest technologies and to the most up-to-date manufacturing processes. SME has members around the world and is supported by a network of chapters and technical communities. A 501(c)3 organization, SME is a leader in manufacturing workforce development issues, working with industry, academic and government partners to support the current and future skilled workforce.
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