Jan 30 2019

3D Printing Student Competition- Deadline Extended- Register by January 30!

January 30, 2019


Chicago, IL 60612



HOUSTEX is a major manufacturing event where advanced technologies are exhibited. This bi-annual exhibition has been well-attended by industry and academic institutions in the Southwest region. During the upcoming HOUSTEX event, SME will sponsor an exciting competition among students. This competition encourages students to be familiar with engineering design and ideation by:

  • Creation of 3D concepts, innovative ideas applied to products that reduce energy and waste
  • Recycling wasted products to conserve resources
  • Understanding additive manufacturing processes and limitations
  • Being energy conscious
  • Enhancing manufacturing knowledge with guided tour at the HOUSTEX exhibition

The competition will be held February 26, 2019 at 10 a.m. Pre-registration is required. Register here by January 30! All participants must attend the awards ceremony held in the afternoon. Winners must be present to receive awards and prizes.

Participating students may submit an application for a travel award up to $500 USD to help defray the cost of attending HOUSTEX 2019. Complete the travel funds application here.



Suzy Marzano

Date posted

Jan 8, 2019

Date updated

Jan 17, 2019