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Additive Manufacturing Cluster to Meet Friday

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CLEVELAND — The Northeast Ohio Additive Manufacturing Cluster will host its first innovation cluster meeting Friday at the Corporate College Conference Center, 4400 Richmond Road, Warrensville Heights.

The focus of the meeting, which will run from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., will be on opportunities to accelerate the impact of additive manufacturing in northeastern Ohio.

The keynote speakers are two attendees from the Trumpf Group, Dr. April Cooke, additive manufacturing specialist, and Franziska Maschowski, business development manager for additive manufacturing. The German-based, high-technology company offers production solutions in the machine tool, laser and electronics sectors. The topic is related to Trumpf’s latest technical innovations for 3-D printed metals.

Attendees will also hear from Rob Gorham, director of operations at America Makes in Youngstown. Gorham will discuss America Makes’ Technology Roadmap and its impact and opportunities for northeastern Ohio firms.

The event will include breakout sessions to discuss key elements of the Northeast Ohio Additive Manufacturing Roadmap.

Tomorrow is the last day to register for the meeting. The cost is $25, which includes lunch. Registration in advance, which is required, can be completed by clicking on this link.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.