Beyond Prototypes: Using 3D Printing to Create Manufacturing Tools

Tens of thousands of organizations have adopted 3D printing for concept models and functional prototypes. But this technology is now revolutionizing the world of manufacturing too. We'll show you how additive manufacturing (aka 3D Printing) can be used to improve efficiencies on the manufacturing floor and streamline production facilities by creating lightweight, inexpensive jigs, fixtures, guides, gauges, work-holding tools, patterns and more.


  • Jonathan L. Cobb — Stratasys Inc. (VP of Global Marketing)
  • Paul Carlson — Stratasys Inc. (Channel Manager)

What You Will Learn:

  • What is additive manufacturing
  • Benefits of using thermoplastic fixtures in place of metal
  • How to reduce downtime & decrease assembly worker fatigue
  • How companies like BMW, Thogus Products, and Xerox have saved countless weeks and thousands of dollars using FDM in their production facilities
  • How to put new manufacturing tools in action in just a day

Who Should Attend:

  • Presidents, CEOs,  & COOs
  • Production Engineers
  • Manufacturing Engineers
  • Operations Managers
  • Machine Shop Supervisors
  • Machinists
  • Assembly Supervisors
  • Design Engineers


  • Wednesday, July 25, 2012 8:00 am CT
  • Wednesday, July 25, 2012 1:00 pm CT
  • Wednesday, July 25, 2012 9:00 pm CT

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