2021 Sponsors & Supporting Partners


Lead Diamond Sponsor

Phillips Corporation is a global manufacturing services and solutions provider.  With a worldwide presence and exclusive partnerships with premier technology leaders, Phillips Corporation provides manufacturing technical expertise and cutting-edge technologies to industry, education, and the federal government.   We are committed to engaging dedicated teams to understand our clients’ greatest challenges and employ methodologies to solve them. 

Platinum Sponsors


Open Additive is accelerating innovation in metal AM through more affordable and versatile systems. Our products include the PANDA™ Metal 3D Printing System and AMSENSE® multi-sensor data collection/analysis suite. We are a SBIR-eligible small business launched in 2019 based outside Dayton, Ohio, as a spinout from Universal Technology Company (now ARCTOS).

Avonix Imaging manufactures technologically advanced 2D DR (digital radiography) and 3D CT (computed tomography) X-ray imaging equipment for a wide variety of critical industries. Additionally, Avonix provides X-ray Imaging Services to organizations needing immediate or supplemental X-ray or CT inspection. Avonix, operating under their unique ACE Core Values, strives to provide the best imaging available in the market, in a timely manner, and at a price that makes their exceptional service an exceptional value.

Gold Sponsors

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Lincoln Electric Additive Solutions is a provider of large scale metal additive manufacturing. Built upon the foundation of 125 years as the leader in welding technology, we are uniquely positioned to bring the right experience and technologies to bear for any AM project. Using GMAW arc welding or laser hot-wire processes, with our proprietary software, and multi-axis system to produce complex parts in less time eliminating the need for support material. Every step of the process is within our control, from feedstock, machine control, automation equipment, to post-processing.


IC3D is an on-demand manufacturing applications workshop converging traditional manufacturing process with digital 3D printing technologies. From materials creation and custom-built 3D printing equipment to large object 3D printing and low volume production, IC3D’s open and collaborative culture is crafting next-generation solutions.

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PostProcess is the world leader in automated additive manufacturing post-printing technology.  Our data-driven, intelligent, end-to-end solutions remove the “bottleneck” in the third step of additive manufacturing through a combination of patent-pending, integrated technologies including software, hardware, and chemistry. Our solutions deliver unparalleled consistency and increased throughput as well as enable greater productivity for both plastics and metals and all 3D printing technologies such as FDM, PolyJet, SLA, DLP, CLIP SLS, MJF, DMLS, SLM, and DED.


AddUp, created by Michelin and Fives, is a global metal additive manufacturing OEM and service provider of Powder Bed Fusion (PBF) and Directed Energy Deposition (DED) technologies. Our experts can help you through your metal AM journey with complete AM training, consultation services, design for AM, machines, small-scale part production, and more.

HRS Original Color wALPHAHawk Ridge Systems is a certified U.S. Government supplier for Markforged 3D Printers. Recognized as a leader in 3D printing solutions, we provide metal and composite additive manufacturing technology solutions for the U.S. Government. Hawk Ridge Systems provides the Markforged X7 and Markforged Metal X Printers.

With powerful programming, accurate simulation, and machine-optimized G-code, ESPRIT delivers a large-scale impact driving CNC machines more efficiently and fully utilizing machine capabilities. With ESPRIT, programming is simplified and machine utilization goes up, while both setup and cycle times drop. Backed by world-class technical support, ESPRIT is the right choice for any industrial application, from job shop work to large-scale heavy equipment manufacturing.

Westwind 3Dprint_4C_HorzWestwind Computer Products, Inc. is a Value Added Reseller (VAR) and provider of IT products and services to the Federal Government, with extensive expertise in emerging technology, lifecycle management, and integrated solutions. We are fully committed to helping our customers meet and exceed their IT objectives while substantially improving their overall business performance through innovative solutions and cutting-edge products and services.

DimensionWorksLogoHighResDimension Works is a full-service partner for additive manufacturing equipment, 3D software, and 3D printed parts based in Ocala, Florida.  We leverage our 30+ years in manufacturing, product development, and design to help companies implement additive manufacturing solutions in product development and manufacturing.  With in-house experience in printing, we help customers find the right technology solution for their application. Dimension Works is a woman-owned small business.

II-VI-AE-logoII-VI Aerospace & Defense brings together several leading optical brands under II-VI Inc. Our extensive capabilities cover a wide range of products and applications making us the most advantageous supplier of optical and laser components, subassemblies, engineered materials, and specialty solutions for our customers in the aerospace and defense industries. From concept design through production, we integrate strategies that are consistently exceeding expectations. We are transforming ideas into cutting edge solutions for a safer tomorrow.


ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions is a leading manufacturer of multidimensional metrology solutions. These include coordinate measuring machines, optical and multisensor systems, microscopy systems for industrial quality assurance as well as metrology software for the automotive, aircraft, mechanical engineering, plastics, and medical technology industries. Innovative technologies such as 3D X-ray metrology for quality inspection round off the portfolio. In addition, ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions offers a broad global spectrum of customer services with ZEISS Quality Excellence Centers close to its customers.

rapid_prototyping_logoRapid Prototyping Services provides quick turn 3D printed mechanical prototypes using ABS, ABS-ESD7, POLYCARBONATE, PC/ABS, NYLON-12, NYLON-12CF, ULTEM 9085/1010, and ANTERO.  RPS makes parts as large as 36*24*36 inches in one piece, also offering advanced product development services including 3D cad modeling, prototyping, production, appearance models, tooling, and fixtures. RPS is a woman-owned, small business, with ITAR Certification.

For more than a century, ASTM has been well known as one of the world’s largest and most established standards creating organizations. Today, ASTM also offers a wide range of products and services that go well beyond standards: training, proficiency testing, certification and the new portal service Compass. These offerings significantly enhance the benefits ASTM provides to its stakeholders worldwide.

Rugged 3D LogoRugged 3D is the world’s first portable and durable 3D printing solution that is engineered to operate in harsh environments.  Our printers are integrated into IP67 military-grade cases and enable 3D printing to be mobile.

TITAN Robotics Logo TmTitan Robotics, Ltd., is a production additive manufacturing solutions provider. Titan designs and fabricates large-format, industrial 3D printers, and provides solutions to its customers by developing processes using Titan’s additive manufacturing technology. Specializing in direct pellet fed 3D printing and hybrid pellet + filament extrusion systems, Titan’s Atlas 3D printers enable the use of engineering grade and affordable pellet materials. Titan provides complete additive manufacturing implementation, from 3D printing services to consulting and material integration processes.

xactAt Xact Metal™ we’re taking the essential specs for metal powder-bed fusion and combining them with breakthrough technology to establish a new level of price and performance for additive manufacturing.  We’re dedicated to supporting the next generation of innovative manufacturing solutions powered by metal 3D printing.

rapid-applications-groupRapid Application Group (RAG) was founded by a group of seasoned military and additive manufacturing specialists. Discipline, loyalty, integrity, and meticulous quality are our guiding principles. Our mission-critical, application-based approach and deep expertise separate us from other 3D printing services. We guarantee our customers the right solution for custom manufactured parts delivered on time, every time.


TruLogoRGB_framedTRUMPF Inc. is a leading manufacturer of laser technology for industrial use in North America. Among its laser portfolio are systems for laser metal fusion and laser metal deposition. This technology takes advantage of TRUMPF’s high-quality laser sources to 3D print metal components for industrial applications.  Founded in 1969 in Farmington, CT, the company is the largest subsidiary of the TRUMPF Group.

Imperial-Kaiser Logo Draft V3 RGB ColorImperial Machine & Tool Co. is a state-of-the-art machining, fabricating, and assembly facility specializing in Advanced Manufacturing techniques. Our focus for over 75 years has been a consistent demand for excellence in all we do. From concept to completion our technical expertise, strict standards, and quality control are enhanced and balanced by creativity, insight, and vision.

PTC unleashes industrial innovation with award-winning, market-proven solutions that enable companies to differentiate their products and services, improve operational excellence, and increase workforce productivity. With PTC, and its partner ecosystem, manufacturers can capitalize on the promise of today’s new technology to drive digital transformation.

3D CHIMERA Blue Logo 2 RGBFounded in 2013, 3DChimera is an expert in advanced manufacturing. Focused on the industrial customer, 3DChimera understands that an equipment purchase is always about solving a unique business & technical challenge. The 3DChimera team is composed of engineers with real-world product development experience, allowing for a consultative approach to equipment recommendations, training, technical support, maintenance, and professional services. 

logoMakerGear designs, engineers and manufactures reliable, award-winning precision 3D printers. MakerGear won a gold medal in the inaugural USAF Advanced Manufacturing Olympics. Made in the USA: Many of the Ultra One, M3, and M2 components are manufactured within driving distance of our Ohio factory, and we’ve spearheaded initiatives to uplift the communities where we source our parts. Real Customer Service: If you need to contact MakerGear for support, our team is staffed with product experts. We are known for providing prompt, friendly, and knowledgeable technical support.

NCS Technologies Inc LogoNCS Technologies is a leading domestic computer manufacturer, operating from a modern campus located outside of Washington, D.C.  We design, manufacture, distribute and support our products from this headquarters.  This concentration of our operations promotes close cooperation, enhancing efficiency and creativity.  Our strengths include innovation, flexibility, and speed.

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