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A Japanese car manufacturer will begin offering car buyers the opportunity to customize their vehicles with #3Dprinted parts. http://econ.st/28UewrN
A mass-market carmaker starts customising vehicles individually
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Announced today at #RAPIDevent: HP's new 3-D system to print Nikes, BMW parts http://usat.ly/1XjrRt5
Nike, BMW, Johnson & Johnson among those ready to mass-produce goods off 3-D printing assembly lines.
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71% of manufacturers are now using 3D printing for prototyping and final products http://onforb.es/23nR7hF
71.1% of manufacturers have currently adopted 3D Printing. 52% of manufacturers expect 3D Printing will be used for high-volume production in the next 3-5 years. 22% of manufacturers predict 3D Printing will have a disruptive effect on supply chains. Global spending on printers was predicted to reach $11B in 2015 and forecast to [...]
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#RAPIDevent is only two weeks away! Check out our 2016 event features and get ready for the best RAPID yet: http://bit.ly/1H7DLzC
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Over half of US manufacturers are actually using #3Dprinting for prototyping and final products, compared to 35% two years ago http://zd.net/1SyPT3p
There's been lots of promise and lots of disappointment around 3D printing. But there's a solid case that the revolution is real.
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5 Reasons to Embrace 3D Printing, Now http://bit.ly/1UJFKzh
The Harvard Business Review claimed, “3D printing is changing the way we think”; business owners who dismiss this as more academia rhetoric are making a mistake.
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Delphi Automotive is making use of Carbon's CLIP #3Dprinting technology to produce functional prototypes, something it says it hasn’t been able to do in the past with previous 3D printing platforms http://bit.ly/1Uza8ch
Delphi Automotive is an early customer of Carbon, using its M1 3D printer to prototype electrical components.
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Check out RAPID 2016 by the numbers:
• Over 245 exhibitors
• 205 industry experts speaking
• 138 conference presentations
• 15.5 hours of conference education
• 16 complimentary show floor presentations & keynotes
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Download the RAPID 2016 mobile app, where you can access the most up-to-date event details, receive important updates, communicate with attendees, post in the activity feed, and participate in giveaways.

Visit http://ddut.ch/rapid2016 or search for “RAPID Conference & Exposition” in your mobile phone’s app store.
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6 Fascinating Facts You Probably Didn't Know About #3Dprinting http://bit.ly/26u6cmf
From the first FDA-approved 3D-printed drug to the first 3D-printed object made from asteroid material, here are little-known facts about one of today's fastest-growing and potentially most disruptive technologies.
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RAPID 2016 keynote presentations feature speakers from HP, NASA, University of Michigan, and more: http://bit.ly/1St0dtv #RAPIDevent #3Dprinting
SME is unleashing its breadth and depth of manufacturing content into a powerful, user-friendly, 24-7 online resource. Everything you want to know about manufacturing is available when you want it, where you want it. NOW AVAILABLE! The former Tool & Manufacturing Engineer's Handbook (TMEH) has ...
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Kodak partners with Carbon3D on ultrafast CLIP #3Dprinting technology http://bit.ly/1S0sHqW
Carbon3D and imaging company Kodak have announced a joint agreement to develop novel materials and new applications for the ultrafast, innovative CLIP 3D printing process.
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The Authority on 3D: Printing, Scanning and Additive Manufacturing
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About RAPID:

The RAPID Conference and Exposition is the authority on 3D printing, scanning and additive manufacturing. For over 25 years, RAPID has been recognized internationally among industry experts and analysts for its unrivaled display of software, systems, materials and machinery. RAPID attracts buyers, sellers and end-users of design, prototyping, tooling and direct digital technologies to a world class additive manufacturing event for discovery, innovation and networking. 

RAPID is produced by SME. For more information, please visit www.rapid3Devent.com.