The SME, formerly known as the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, says its 2014 Rapid Conference and Exposition shows the rising interest in 3-D printing — what SME calls “additive manufacturing” — with the largest exhibit floor in the show’s 24-year history, along with a record number of presentations.
Ficano pointed to the recently-renovated Cobo Center as one example of his efforts to spur economic growth in the region.
Boat Show manager Nicki Polan says they have 40 new boat model introductions at the show and boats are at all price points.
There’s been a lot of hype about 3D printing lately — 3D printed pizza, chocolate, toys, cell phone accessories — even precision manufactured products like hearing aids. With 3D printers falling to under $500 in price, there are predictions that there will soon be one in every home. Well, the world’s 5,000 foremost experts in 3D printing will gather at Detroit’s Cobo Center in June for a global conference.
It’s thanks, in part, to the Cobo Center renovations.
Read comments heard from movers and shakers at Cobo Center during taping of a special “Michigan Matters” program which airs this Sunday 11:30 a.m. on CBS 62.
The two-day total slightly bests the combined first and second day numbers from 2013.
The North American International Auto Show Charity Preview took center stage among the ultramodern auto designs within the halls of Cobo Center.
Locals know of it as the Detroit Auto Show, but the the North American International Auto Show brings all aspects of the auto industry to one place.
Though Robert Ficano hasn’t yet announced his intentions on whether he’ll run again for the Wayne County Executive job he has held since 2002, two well known Democrats aren’t waiting as they throw their hats into the ring to try and take the position from him.