Recent economic and business forecasts portend rising prospects for manufacturing in California ahead of industry expo.
August 6, 2013
LOS ANGELES — WESTEC, the premier West Coast manufacturing event, returns to California amidst an encouraging environment that has seen a measurable increase in exports, production, overall employment growth, and recent legislation designed to enhanced the state’s manufacturing sector.
Keynote presentations and conference tracks at the 2013 RAPID Conference and Exposition will explore existing and future applications of additive manufacturing, 3D printing and 3D imaging and their potential to transform manufacturing, according to the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). RAPID will be held June 10-13, 2013, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA.
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) has been granted $292,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy to partner SME Student Chapters with existing Industrial Assessment Centers (IAC) at universities nationwide.