April 23-26, 2018 | Fort Worth Convention Center | Fort Worth, TX | Exhibits April 24-26

RAPID + TCT Industry Supporters

We wish to thank the following associations, organizations and publications for their support of RAPID + TCT. Please visit their website to view FREE manufacturing resources such as white papers, magazine subscriptions, manufacturing directories, valuable technical data and industry resources.


3DCadPortal is the first source in spanish covering all aspects of design, engineering and manufacturing technology for Latin american markets.


3D Metal Printing

3D Metal Printing connects engineers, manufacturing executives and plant-floor leaders with suppliers of 3D metal-printing equipment, for prototyping and production applications in the aerospace, automotive, medical and other industries. With a regular circulation of 15,000 plus an additional 2000 to 5000 copies being distributed at a variety of industry-specific tradeshows and conferences, 3D Metal Printing promises to be at the center of this exciting industry, keeping readers in tune with new-technology write-ups, application articles and tutorial “how-to” features.


3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing

3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing is a peer-reviewed journal that provides a forum for world-class research in additive manufacturing and related technologies. The Journal explores emerging challenges and opportunities ranging from new developments of processes and materials, to new simulation and design tools, and informative applications and case studies. Novel applications in new areas, such as medicine, education, bio-printing, food printing, art and architecture, are also encouraged.



Additive Manufacturing Today

Additive Manufacturing Today focuses on high-value production applications of additive manufacturing including: aerospace engines and rockets, medical implants & surgical tools, and complex industrial end-use parts. The site also covers the latest advances in the additive manufacturing field including new industrial 3d printers, new materials and metal powders, and government led research and development.



Advanced Manufacturing Media

Manufacturing Engineering is a highly respected magazine serving U.S. engineers and other manufacturing professionals who use manufacturing technologies. The magazine’s history dates back to 1935, when SME first published it as Tool Engineer. In the 1960s, the magazine was called Tool and Manufacturing Engineer. In the 1970s, it became Manufacturing Engineering and Management. Since 1975, the magazine has been known as Manufacturing Engineering, or as our customers sometimes call us, M.E. Subscribe to Manufacturing Engineering.

Smart Manufacturing focuses on advanced manufacturing technologies and tools that are driven or enhanced by integrated information technology. Smart Manufacturing is available free of charge to qualified subscribers in the US. Subscribe to Smart Manufacturing.



AMazing’s additivemanufacturing.com website is dedicated solely to additive manufacturing technologies, including subset technologies like 3D Printing. Additivemanufacturing.com is a dominant platform; working across all languages and borders. We provide news, education and inspiration to an audience of youth, students, entrepreneurs and professionals, worldwide.


American Metal Market

Founded to establish transparency in the metals markets, American Metal Market set the standard for price reporting over 130 years ago and, in the process, defined the benchmarks widely quoted today.


Appliance Design

Appliance DESIGN is published for the OEM design engineer in the commercial and consumer markets worldwide. Specific trends, new products, industry news and featured editorial that targets the Appliance, Consumer Electronic, Medical Device and Smart Technology markets. Information is provided with an integrated approach that includes our monthly audited print magazine.

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CATIACommunity.com is the leading online community for users of Dassault Systemes tools including CATIA, ENOVIA, DELMIA, SIMULIA, 3D Via and more. Join thousands of your colleagues by registering for free at www.catiacommunity.com.


CreoCommunity.com is the leading online community for users of PTC tools including Creo, Pro/E, Windchill and more. Join thousands of your colleagues by registering for free at www.creocommunity.com.


Design-2-Part magazine (D2P) is a print and online publication read by engineers and buyers at North American OEMs and product manufacturing companies. Our editorial team covers U.S.-based design, engineering, and manufacturing services and technologies that help meet a wide range of established, emerging and dynamic market needs in the medical, aerospace, electronics, automotive and numerous other industries.


Design World

Design World is focused on serving the OEM machine builder, design engineer, and engineering manager. Design World delivers relevant editorial content and the most up-to-date supplier product and technology releases. DW also provides 3D CAD models, industrial videos, product selector tools, calculators, podcasts, webinars, industrial news, and targeted engineering resources by product and technology both in print and online.


Digital Engineering

Digital Engineering (DE) is the market leader in technology information for design engineering teams. Our print magazine, website, newsletters and blogs focus on what design engineering teams need to know about CAD/CAM, PLM, Visualization, Analysis, Simulation, 3D Scanning, Additive Manufacturing, Rapid Prototyping, Test, IoT & Sensors and the computer systems that enable great design. DE delivers an audience of 60,000* design professionals who use DE as a resource of information to do their jobs smarter and faster.

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Fabricating & Metalworking

Fabricating and Metalworking provides rich technical content and targeted advertising through print, online, video and other multimedia outlets. We serve a diverse audience of small-to-medium job shops, contract manufacturers, metal service centers, OEMs, and higher volume metal manufacturers who compete in markets ranging from aerospace, automotive and medical to energy, construction and mining.


Industrial Machine Trader

Industrial Machine Trader’s Manufacturers Showcase is the national marketplace for new metalworking machinery, parts, tooling, supplies and services. Industrial Machine Trader’s Manufacturer’s Showcase reaches the purchasing decision makes in job shops, end-users and manufacturing plants. What sets us apart from other magazines? Our circulation includes: automotive, aerospace, medical, appliance, agricultural, and construction (& includes all industries involved in metal – readers / buyers).


Industrial Machinery Digest

Established in 1986, IMD is a monthly publication that serves the owners and managers of America’s most diversified job shops, machine shops, OEM / MRO, contract manufacturers and production line manufacturing. This dedicated metalworking audience is the driving force behind U.S. manufacturing.


Industrial Photonics

Industrial Photonics magazine covers laser systems, sensors, vision systems, metrology and spectroscopy for materials processing, quality control and production. Published quarterly, Industrial Photonics is written for manufacturing, production, design and applications engineers, researchers and others involved in the integration of photonics technologies across a range of operations.



InventorConnections.com is the leading online community for users of Autodesk’s MCAD tools including Inventor, Fusion 360, Fusion Lifecycle and more. Join thousands of your colleagues by registering for free at www.InventorConnections.com.

Lux Research

Lux Research provides strategic advice and ongoing intelligence for emerging technologies. Leaders in business, finance and government rely on us to help them make informed strategic decisions. Through our unique research approach focused on primary research and our extensive global network, we deliver insight, connections and competitive advantage to our clients.

Visit www.luxresearchinc.com for more information.

Manufacturing News

Manufacturing News is a monthly metalworking manufacturing publication that informs over 100,000 monthly readers of manufacturing solutions and new technology and the application of that technology in precision machining, production machining, fabricating of metals and composite materials.


Manufacturing Today

Manufacturing Today is the largest print magazine in the manufacturing industry, and features major market trends, interviews with notable professionals, and profiles of the top manufacturers from across North America. As a print publication with an online presence, we reach over 120,000 readers from fortune 500 companies, investment firms and other key professionals within the manufacturing industry.


Manufacturing Tomorrow

ManufacturingTomorrow.com is an Online Trade Magazine featuring Products, Companies, News, Articles and Events for the Advanced Manufacturing, Factory Automation & 3D Printing industries. Industry 4.0. With an emphasis on the state of the art and on the horizon technologies that have strong prospects of commercialization, our philosophy is to create an outlet where the industry can share information and report on itself.


Material Handling Solutions

Material Handling Solutions is a monthly publication designed to bring buyers together with sellers of Material Handling Products and Services.


Medical Design Briefs

Medical Design Briefs (MDB) is the only publication for the medical OEM market dedicated to medical product design engineers and managers. MDB targets engineers at the front end of the product development process. Our mission is to provide designers with the latest technology advances they can apply to new medical devices, instruments, and systems.

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Metal Additive Manufacturing

Metal Additive Manufacturing is an international B2B that brings together news and exclusive articles on technical and commercial developments in the rapidly growing metal AM industry. It is an essential for part makers and end-users as well as materials and equipment suppliers.

Available in print and as a digital download: www.metal-am.com.

NASA Tech Briefs

Tech Briefs is NASA’s official new technology magazine featuring exclusive reports of innovations developed by NASA and its industry partners and contractors. These cutting edge ideas can be applied to develop new and improved products and solve engineering or manufacturing problems.

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Photonics Spectra

Since 1967, Photonics Spectra magazine has defined the science and industry of photonics, providing both technical and practical information for every aspect of the global industry and promoting an international dialogue among the engineers, scientists and end users who develop, commercialize and buy photonics products. Stay current with a FREE subscription to the digital or print edition.



PLMConnections.com is the leading online community for users of all majore brands of PLM Tools including Aras, Windchill, ENOVIA, TeamCcenter, Fusion 360 Lifecycle and more. Join thousands of your colleagues by registering for free at www.PLMConnections.com.

Powder Injection Moulding International

Powder Injection Moulding International is the only publication dedicated to serving the global PIM industry, comprising the metal and ceramic injection moulding sectors. Each issue includes specially commissioned features from industry experts covering end-user markets, regional developments and process innovations.

Available in print and as a digital download: www.pim-international.com

Powder Metallurgy Review

Powder Metallurgy Review is focused on developments in the global press and sinter industry including ferrous and non-ferrous components, hard materials, high alloy steels, super alloys, diamond tools and sintered magnets, as well as HIP/CIP and Powder Forging.

Available in print and as a digital download: www.pm-review.com


Quality serves manufacturing professionals with quality assurance and process improvement information, reports on sound metrology methods, statistical analysis and the process improvement technologies they need to significantly improve quality on the shop floor and in manufacturing planning. Distributed monthly.

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Robotics Tomorrow

RoboticsTomorrow.com is an Online Trade Magazine featuring Products, Companies, News, Articles and Events for the Industrial Automation, Robotics and Unmanned Vehicle industries.



SiemensPLMCommunity.com is the leading online community for users of SiemensPLM tools including Solid Edge, NX, Mentor, Femap, Tecnomatix and more. Join thousands of your colleagues by registering for free at www.SiemensPLMCommunity.com.


SolidWorksCommunity.com is the leading online community for users of Dassault Systemes SolidWorks tools including SolidWorks, Enterprise PDM, Simulation, CNC and more. Join thousands of your colleagues by registering for free at www.SolidWorksCommunity.com.