AMUG Sponsors - 2016 Conferences
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CARBON3D, a Silicon Valley based company, was founded in 2013 in Chapel Hill, NC. Working at the intersection of hardware, software and molecular science, Carbon3D is delivering on the promise of 3D printing, allowing commercial customers to go beyond basic prototyping to achieve 3D manufacturing.
Carbon3D's Continuous Liquid Interface Production (CLIP) is a breakthrough technology that produces the mechanical properties, resolution and surface finish required for end-use parts. CLIP is an enabling technology that cuts across industry and satisfies a desire to produce complex, commercial quality objects at game-changing speeds.
At Carbon3D, we are dedicated to enabling creators to think beyond the limitations of convention to design the parts and products that will drive the businesses of the future. For more information, visit: www.carbon3d.com.
CONCEPT LASER GMBH was established in Germany in the year 2000. Since that time, Concept Laser has been regarded as the pioneer in the field of additive manufacturing with metals. The laser melting machines from Concept Laser process powder materials from high-grade and tool steels, reactive aluminum or titanium alloys, nickel-based superalloys, cobalt-chromium alloys as well as precious metals such as gold and silver. Both standard and customer-specific machine solutions and configurations are offered.
Since 2014, the newly founded Concept Laser Inc., based in Grapevine, Texas, provides direct sales, distribution, support and technical consulting for the US market.
For more information, visit: www.concept-laser.de.
ExOne is a global provider of three-dimensional (“3D”) printing machines and printed products to industrial customers.
Our business primarily consists of manufacturing and selling 3D printing machines, and printing products to specification for our customers, using our in house 3D printing machines. We offer pre-productions collaboration and print products for customers through our Production Service Centers (“PSCs”), which are located in the United States, Germany and Japan. We build 3D printing machines at our facilities in the United States and Germany. ExOne supplies the associated products, including consumables and replacement parts. Our services include the training and technical support necessary for purchasers of our machines to print products. We believe that our ability to print in a variety of industrial materials, as well as our industry-leading printing capacity (as measured by build box size and printhead speed), uniquely position us to serve the needs of industrial customers.
We are capable of printing in silica sand, ceramics, stainless steel, bronze and glass; and we are in varying stages of qualifying additional industrial materials for printing, such as titanium, tungsten carbide, aluminum and magnesium. For more information, visit: www.exone.com.
GE is leading the way in additive manufacturing. Across all of our businesses, we are driving additive manufacturing into the future. Through substantial investment in the technology, we are committed to continue to develop equipment, materials, and processes that will bring the technology out of the shadow of prototyping and shine light on the potential for production parts. Our groundbreaking work on the LEAP jet engine fuel nozzle – which will begin high-volume production in 2015 – will change forever the way industries approach design and manufacturing.
Realizing the world of additive manufacturing is both broad and deep and offers endless opportunities, GE is embracing different types of technologies – whether it's plastic or metal or some other material, powder-bed or powder-fed – to take optimal advantage of the freedoms additive manufacturing offers.
Visit us at our exhibit or in Board Room 4 during the AMUG conference to find out more and explore opportunities to join the GE family. For more information, visit: www.ge.com/stories/advanced-manufacturing.
HP Thermal Inkjet printing is going 3D, enabling a whole new vision for the future of 3D printing. Imagine breakthrough innovation that improves performance in every dimension. Leaps ahead in build speed and part quality. New color capabilities. Innovation and creativity in materials. Systems that can reduce energy and waste. All with breakthrough economics and built upon HP product development expertise, backed by HP service and support. For more information, visit: www.hp.com/go/3Dprinting.
RENISHAW is a world leading engineering technologies company, with roots in precision metrology and motion control. It supplies products that at are used for applications as diverse as jet engine and wind turbine manufacture, through to dentistry and brain surgery. Via a culture of innovation, Renishaw has expanded into a range of sectors, including Raman spectroscopy, dentistry, medical devices and additive manufacturing.
Renishaw's metal powder bed fusion is an additive manufacturing technology that uses a high powered ytterbium fibre laser to fuse fine metallic powders together to form complex, functional three dimensional parts. Systems provide class leading inert atmosphere preparation and low gas consumption. The build process is digitally driven from 3D CAD data.
Applying cross-sector engineering excellence, Renishaw designs, tests and manufactures its metal additive manufacturing systems in the UK. Further expansion is planned for our Staffordshire, Gloucestershire and overseas sites to include even more comprehensive demonstration facilities for customer training and collaborative working, in line with the increasing demands of the AM industry. With over 70 offices in 32 countries and more than 3700 dedicated employees, Renishaw is committed to developing long-term partnerships with customers and provides ongoing 'local' global support. For more information, visit www.renishaw.com.
SLM SOLUTIONS NA, INC. is the North American subsidiary of SLM Solutions Group AG, a leading provider of metal-based additive manufacturing systems. These powerful and innovative technologies support an optimal approach for fast and cost-efficient part production across aerospace, automotive, energy, academia, and medical industries.
With multi-laser options, bi-directional recoating, open software controls, and closed-loop powder handling; Selective Laser Melting® systems (SLM®125HL, SLM®280HL, and SLM®500HL) achieve best-in-class operator safety and increased build speeds for complex and completely dense metal parts.
The SLM Solutions Group AG, headquartered in Lübeck, Germany focuses on the development, assembly and sales of machines and integrated system solutions in the field of Selective Laser Melting. SLM Solutions currently employs over 180 people in Germany, Singapore and North America. For more information, visit www.www.slm-solutions.us.
SOMOS®, a world leader in high-performance 3D Printing material innovation, is a DSM brand that has developed a full line of products that replicate production materials. Somos® offers materials for multiple applications including functional models, fit/assembly, general purpose, investment casting, snap fit, injection molding/direct tooling and wind tunnel testing. For more information, visit: www.dsm.com/somos.
STRATASYS is shaping our world. Our trusted 3D printing solutions widen the path of innovation, empowering leading manufacturers and groundbreaking designers, makers, thinkers and doers. By moving quickly from idea to solid object, our customers untangle complexity and uncover solutions with the speed and urgency our world demands.
Whether the next challenge calls for one part, one 3D printer, an entire lab, or a global shared service network, Stratasys has the complete solution. As a proud innovation partner, we offer the best technology mix, deep industry expertise and flexible options to fit our customers’ needs – whatever shape they may take.
For more information, visit: www.stratasys.com.
NCP LEASING is the leading independent provider of financing for rapid prototyping equipment and a significant source of financing for other high technology assets. Founded in 1987, NCP provides a wide range of lease and rental structures to satisfy the needs of industrial and commercial companies. We have participated in over 200 RP transactions since 1994. We currently own RP systems at more than twenty Fortune 500 companies and a significant number of service bureaus. This experience gives us an edge when it comes to making accurate assessments of residual values and it enables NCP to offer lessees excellent value, flexibility and strategic guidance. NCP has considerable financial strength. We remain principals in all transactions. Our lessees benefit from dealing with their actual lessor rather than an agent or lease repackager. This can be a great advantage to lessees when circumstances indicate that significant benefits might arise if a lease is restructured during its term. For more information, visit: www.ncpleasing.com.
3D PLATFORM is the manufacture of the 3DP1000 – an industrial strength, large-format 3D printer with a print area 74x larger than the average desktop printer. Based in Roscoe, Illinois, 3DP Platform is a company of skilled mechatronics engineers who embraces rapid advances in technology to innovate, design, and build next generation equipment for rapid prototyping. 3DP Platform is committed to building on industrial strength linear motion components, actuators, and motors while maintaining affordable flexibility with open source software and control solutions. For more information, visit: www.3dplatform.com.
ARCAM CAD TO METAL, INC. is the North American center of Arcam AB. ARCAM provides a cost-efficient additive manufacturing solution for production of metal components. The technology offers freedom in design combined with excellent material properties and high productivity. The company was founded in 1997 and is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, Sweden. Head office and production facilities are located in Mölndal, Sweden. Arcam is an innovative partner for manufacturing in the orthopedic implant and aerospace industries, where we deliver customer value through our competence and solution orientation. Since the birth of Arcam, our vision has remained the same: to revolutionize the art of manufacturing complex parts For information, visit: www.arcamgroup.com
COMPUTER AIDED TECHNOLOGY (CATI), founded in 1992 by engineering and manufacturing professionals, is a one stop, full-service provider of scalable design and manufacturing solutions. CATI creates competitive advantage for clients by leveraging an industry-experienced team and leading technology solutions. From 3D solid modeling and analysis to mold design to enterprise-wide data management and rapid prototyping, CATI has the tools, the experience, the knowledge and the dedication to bring your business vision to reality. CATI is the nation's original resource for SOLIDWORKS with the nation's leading support & services team and is a leading provider of a number of other best-in-class engineering technologies. CATI has two wholly-owned subsidiaries; Inflow Technology and Strategic Technology Solutions serving customers world-wide. For information, visit: www.cati.com.
ENVISIONTEC INC. is a leading global provider of 3D printing solutions for the rapid manufacture of customized products utilizing its proprietary consumables across a variety of markets. Since its first patent submission in 1999, EnvisionTEC has developed and released 3D print solutions consisting of 3D printers, print materials, replacement parts as well as training and other services. EnvisionTEC’s proprietary, multi-platform technologies deliver high precision, surface quality and functionality as well as the ability to use a wide range of materials at high production speeds. Their top notch research and development team is continuously seeking to innovate and improve their selection of both high-end 3D printers and versatile material. With over 60 proprietary materials to support their 3D printing platforms, EnvisionTEC is able to deliver professional grade 3D printing solutions to a strong customer and partner base in diverse sectors such as jewelry, hearing aid, dental, consumer, automotive, manufacturing and design companies. For information, visit: www.envisiontec.com.
EOS is the technology and market leader in design-driven e-Manufacturing solutions. EOS's ground-breaking technology and strong global presence have paved the way for a radical change in industrial component design and manufacture. Whether it be Direct Metal Laser Sintering or Laser Sintered Plastics, EOS is your Solutions Provider. For more information visit www.eos.info.
PRODWAYS, a subsidiary of Groupe Gorgé, delivers additive manufacturing solutions to companies and organizations around the globe with 3D printers based on our proprietary MOVINGLight® technology, advanced laser sintering systems, innovative materials development and on-demand production services. Prodways can provide new, cost-effective manufacturing possibilities for a wide range of industrial and biomedical applications while minimizing production times. For more information, visit: www.prodways.com/en.
SHANGHAI UNION 3D TECHNOLOGY has engaged in the 3D printing technology application as the earliest 3D printing service explorer, which covers the biggest market share in domestic industry.
We are committed to be a professional, integrated 3D printing technology solution provider. We are providing rapid manufacturing technology to multiple industry users based on three-dimensional digital manufacturing technology. We cover nearly every area of rapid manufacturing industry, which builds comprehensive solving skills.
Union 3D has been devoted to promoting the marketization and industrialization of 3D printing technology in China. We focus on users’ demands satisfied through many technologies, such as large-scale SLA devices, reverse engineering, rapid tooling, quick casting, and others, and offer feasible solutions. We are always willing to apply RP technology in the automobile, aerospace, industrial design, medicine, military industries and other fields. We have accumulated rich, extensive application experience in different fields and have the fundamental knowledge and deep understanding of the practical production application of 3D printing technology. For more information, visit www.en.union-tek.com.
ST. LOUIS CONVENTION & VISITORS COMMISSION (SLCVC) promotes St. Louis as a meeting site and travel destination working to attract citywide conventions, one-hotel meetings, sporting events, group tours and individual leisure travelers to St. Louis.
The Commission also operates the America’s Center Convention Complex, which includes the Cervantes Convention Center, the Edward Jones Dome, the Ferrara theatre and the St. Louis Executive Conference Center. For more information, visit www.explorestlouis.com.
ARGYLE MATERIALS, INC. refill materials are compatible with the following Stratasys® 3D Printers: uPrint® and uPrint SE® series, Fortus 900mc®/450/400/380/360/250/200mc®, Dimension 1200es®/Elite®/768®, and Legacy printers. The supplied eeprom ensures the material will run seamlessly on your machine; we also offer a $5 credit for each OEM or Argyle Materials, Inc. recycled eeprom. Our ABS P430 (M-Type) and ABS P400 are available in eight colors at standard or custom volumes: 56in3, 92in3, 116in3 and 184in3. Save 25% to 38%, thousands of dollars, on consumables annually. For information, visit: www.argylematerials.com.
ARISTO CAST, INC., is the 2014 Metalcaster of the Year! Being the leader in the investment casting industry, we can produce castings from math data, in as short as 2 working days, without tooling using one of our many additive manufacturing methods. Our castings are produced with the highest degree of dimensional and metallurgical integrity. We cast all air-melt alloys, including Magnesium, in both prototype and production volumes and just added 3D scanning and reverse engineering. Let our TEAM make your idea a reality! For information, visit: www.aristo-cast.com.
ENGINEERING.COM brings the most important stories about 3D Printing, Design Software and many other engineering topics to a worldwide audience of engineers. Our stories are informative, inspiring and entertaining.
We deliver those stories across social media, video, Internet destinations and mobile devices. ENGINEERING.com leverages this reach to deliver advertising campaigns for some of the world’s leading B2B brands, and for many more companies who aspire to build their customer base in engineering. For information, visit: www.engineering.com.
GPI PROTOTYPE & MANUFACTURING SERVICES INC. has been providing Direct Metal Laser Melting (DMLM) services since 2009. As one of the first metal additive manufacturing (3D printing) service providers in the country, GPI Prototype & Manufacturing Services Inc. has the expertise to take clients from early prototyping all the way to finished, small- and medium-run manufacturing. With 25 employees and 10 machines dedicated to DMLM, GPI produces prototypes and end-use parts with complex geometries not possible with traditional machining in a variety of metals, including aluminum, three stainless steels, maraging steel, titanium, Inconel and cobalt chrome. Dedicated to maintaining cutting edge technology, GPI helps clients rethink and revolutionize the way their parts are designed and manufactured.
To further ensure the highest quality parts, GPI is pleased to be ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003 and AS9100:2009 Rev-C certified, as well as ITAR registered. For more information, visit: www.gpiprototype.com.
HYPHEN is the most comprehensive rapid prototyping and environmental testing facility in North America, with the broadest range of capabilities – all under one roof and open to the public. We can help you through any stage of product development – whether you are building a prototype or part, testing performance or optimizing a design concept. Hyphen’s rapid prototyping technologies include: Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM), PolyJet, Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), Stereolithography (SLA), and 3-axis, 4-axis and 5-axis CNC machining. We can help you select the right materials and technology for your project, and we will also work with to test your prototypes to get them to market quickly. Visit us in person or on our website at www.hyphenservices.com.
LPW TECHNOLOGY, established in the UK, has been pioneering the use of laser deposition solutions since 2007, and in that time, we've worked with a number of leading organizations in the industry.
LPW was originally established to provide application support and powders to users of laser deposition and powder bed/additive metal manufacturing machines. This is still our core knowledge. However, at the request of our clients, we have developed a complete range of optimized metal powders to deliver a fully dependable, quality product, at an affordable price.
Through a combination of our expertise and cutting edge technology and products, LPW continues to develop innovative processes ensuring our products and consultancy services are at the forefront of technology with a focus on supporting UK manufacturing and exports, research and development and strategic partnerships. All powder is supplied with complete conformance certificates. Quality is ensured by strictly adhering to AS 9120, AS 9100, ISO 9001 & ISO 13485 certified procedures. For more information, visit: www.lpwtechnology.com.
MATERIALISE has been playing an active role in Rapid Prototyping (RP) and Additive Manufacturing (AM) for 25 years and has grown into the market leader for 3D printing and Digital CAD software. With a state-of-the-art AM facility and first-hand knowledge of all the technologies and bottlenecks in AM, our team have become industry experts from design to printed part and for machines from the smallest to the largest. Our solutions maximize your equipment investment by improving the efficiency of the entire 3D printing process from CAD translation, data preparation in Magics, advanced support generation, automation of tedious tasks, part traceability and more. These solutions link applications from various markets and industries ranging from automotive, aerospace, to medical industry, consumer goods and many more, to the wide range of 3D printers and Additive Manufacturing technologies. In addition, our Mimics® Innovation Suite is a complete software solution, allowing you to convert medical imaging data (CT, MRI, etc.) into 3D printed models, perform surgical simulation, design implants, and more. For more information, visit www.software.materialise.com.
MATTERFAB was founded by Matt Burris and Dave Warren, two engineers with deep experience developing complex systems for the military. Matt's passion for revolutionizing manufacturing comes from growing up in his family’s aerospace machine shop in Indianapolis. He has personally seen work from his family’s shop moved to 3D printing and is determined to lead this technology into the machine shops of tomorrow.
MatterFab's team is experienced in lasers, optics, and industrial systems and our partnership with the experts of additive manufacturing at the University of Louisville have yielded a metal printer of unparallel value. MatterFab is based in San Francisco and is currently a part of Lemnos Labs hardware startup program. For more information, visit www.matterfab.com.
METAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING magazine focuses on commercial and technical developments in the metal AM industry. As well as featuring the latest business and applications news, technical developments in the industry are also highlighted. Metal Additive Manufacturing magazine is targeted at:
- Metal AM part manufacturers
- End-users and product designers
- Equipment and technology suppliers
- Materials suppliers
Metal Additive Manufacturing magazine is published on a quarterly basis and is available from our website as a FREE digital download or via a print subscription. Print copies are distributed free-of-charge at key international events worldwide. For more information, visit: www.metal-am.com.
PIPER JAFFRAY is a leading full-service investment bank and asset management firm serving clients in the U.S. and internationally. Our proven advisory teams combine deep product and sector expertise with ready access to global capital.
Founded in 1895, the firm is headquartered in Minneapolis and has offices across the United States and in London, Hong Kong and Zurich. We offer a full suite of products to serve our clients’ business lifecycle needs, geographic reach in an increasingly global market, and deep expertise in our core sectors.For more information, visit: www.piperjaffray.com.
RAPID PROTOTYPING SERVICES has been offering Direct Digital Manufacturing & Rapid Prototyping since 2004. Our five large-bed 3D printing machines can produce same day/next day parts for shipping wherever you are. We make parts out of ABS, ABS-ESD7, Nylonm-12, Polycarbonate, PC/ABS, ULTEM 9085 and Polyphynelsulfone. RPS offers advanced product development services including 3D CAD modeling, prototyping, low-volume production, appearance models, tooling and fixtures. For more information, visit www.rapidps.com.
REPLIFORM was incorporated in 2000 in Baltimore, Maryland. Initially the electroformed tooling process was the main focus. With the help of customers seeking more robust models, research and development was conducted to formulate our RePliKote process in late 2001. Engineers and RP model users are finding many additional uses for their prototype models when they are more robust and durable. For more information, visit: www.repliforminc.com.
SOLIDSCAPE®, INC., a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd, is changing the way parts are made, with a simple click … one industry at a time. Founded in 1994, Solidscape is an innovative pioneer in the 3D printing industry and has the largest installed base of high-precision 3D printers for manufacturing wax patterns operating in over 80 countries.
Solidscape's high-precision 3D printers for manufacturing leverage the combination of precision printing technology (5,000 x 5,000 x 8,000 dpi in xyz) and material properties (100% castable) producing wax patterns ideal for lost wax investment casting and mold making applications that set the industry's standards for surface finish, accuracy and material castability. For more information, visit: www.solid-scape.com/.
TCT + Personalize is the world's premier communications portfolio for the 3D technologies community. From its roots as a 'rapid prototyping' newsletter, TCT has expanded to become the foremost authority on the technologies that are shaping the way things are made through a global portfolio of print and digital magazines, website and established events.
As the undisputed leading title in the industry, TCT + Personalize Magazine is entering its 24th year and continues to offer the best portal for news, insights and interviews on 3D printing, additive manufacturing, 3D scanning, metrology, 3D design and more, through three dedicated editions in Europe, North America and China.
With 20 years experience delivering world-class exhibitions in the UK, Europe and Asia including arguably the world’s largest show dedicated to AM and 3D Printing, TCT Show + Personalize, TCT + Personalize is on a mission to help people assess and adopt the 3D technologies that will help drive their businesses and projects forward. For more information visit www.tctmagazine.com.
THE SL PRO has specialized in the production of complicated small parts, which are characterized by high precision, fit and function. Offering a wide range of stereolithography materials, a variety of production (series) materials can be simulated. Twenty years of experience, a diverse selection of materials and plant technology allow SL Pro to respond to its customers' different needs and desires. And it reacts quickly to requests with production of your parts within 24 hours wherever possible. SL Pro also offers a proprietary, patented process for coloring parts. For more information, visit: www.the-sl-pro.com.
UL is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in sustainability, renewable energy and nanotechnology. Dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments, UL helps safeguard people, products and places in important ways, facilitating trade and providing peace of mind.
As a leader in safety science, UL is committed to helping advance the 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing industry. Through comprehensive training workshops, business advisory services, materials testing and safety certification services, we help customers understand and benefit from this industrial revolution. For more information visit www.ul.com/3dprinting.
Xjet, based in the Israeli 'Silicon Wadi', was founded in Rehovot Science Park. The company is working at the forefront of metal 3D printing and is pioneering a nano-metal additive manufacturing technique using an inkjet process that eliminates the need for lasers and metal powder beds.
The new technology is going to be presented as Nano Particle Jetting™.
Nano Particle Jetting technology will allow companies to produce high-strength, real metal parts while offering improvements in quality, accuracy and surface smoothness when compared to current metal AM processes. The company plans to reveal its first metal AM system in Q2 2016. The Xjet team is made up of veterans of the pre-Stratasys Objet brand, including Hanan Gothait, founder and CEO, and Dror Danai, CBO, as well as veterans of many other high-tech companies. For more information, visit: www.xjet3d.com.