The TCT Group partners with a number of organisations that allow us to promote 3D printing, additive manufacturing and product development technologies through our growing media and event portfolio across the globe.

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America Makes is the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute. As the national accelerator for additive manufacturing (AM), America Makes is the nation’s leading and collaborative partner in AM and 3DP technology research, discovery, creation, and innovation. Structured as a public-private partnership with member organizations from industry, academia, government, non-government agencies, and workforce and economic development resources, we are working together to innovate and accelerate AM to increase our nation’s global manufacturing competitiveness. Based in Youngstown, Ohio, America Makes is the first Institute within the Manufacturing USA infrastructure and is driven by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM).

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AMUG is an independent, industry-wide users group that gives its members a forum for learning, information exchange and establishing professional connections. TCT is a long-time supporter of the group and welcomes the AMUG to TCT Show each year.

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The TCT Conference @ Formnext sees the expertise of Mesago Messe Frankfurt and the TCT Group brought together in a long-term strategic partnership.

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Graham Tromans has been involved with TCT magazine for longer than anyone can remember. He presents at TCT Show every year — creating standing-room-only crowds with his 'Introduction to AM' series. Graham was also integral in the development of the Bright Minds UK programme.

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The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) are organisers of the MACH exhibition, a bi-annual manufacturing event with over a century of history. TCT is working with the MTA on some exciting programmes to help educate the manufacturing world about the possibilites of AM and 3D printing.

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In 2016, Rapid News Communications Group (RNCG), owner of the TCT Group, formed a partnership with the SME to produce the annual RAPID + tct, North America's largest show dedicated to 3D technologies. Combining nearly 30 years of insights and experience, the two are working together to accelerate the advancement of 3D technologies in the U.S. manufacturing industry.

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RNCG and VNU Exhibtions Asia formalised a joint venture following the hugely successful TCT Asia debut in 2016. VNU Rapid News Co. Ltd brings together VNU’s strong reputation for organising world-class exhibitions and RNCG's two decades of technology expertise to produce the region's premier 3D printing event in Shanghai and TCT Asia Event Insight publication.

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TCT Show is co-located with Interplas, another RNCG product, when the shows align on a three-year cycle. Interplas is the UK's largest gathering of the plastics processing industry and has significant synergy with TCT Show.