Des Plaines, IL, March 30, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- The USA Science & Engineering Festival is an event focused on fun STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), and will include workshops, activities and demonstrations highlighting STEM. Local STEM organizations will have the opportunity to present hands-on, fun science activities to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. Exhibitors will present science and engineering principles in a novel, fun, educational, engaging, captivating and hands-on interactive format. While people of all ages will attend the festival, the activities showcased will be geared towards a 12th grade or lower science audience. This year, the festival is being held at Oakton Community College, Des Plaines Campus in Des Plaines, IL on April 2nd. Confirmed companies and organizations include ARRIS, Paige and Paxton, IEEE, Challenger Learning Center, Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois, Northern Illinois University, Optical Society of Chicago, UIC Civil Engineering and Oakton HVAC.
Saturday, April 2nd, 2016
Open Sessions from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm in Rooms 1608 and 1610
Oakton Community College, Des Plaines Campus
1600 E. Golf Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Gloria Liu, Coordinator & Co-Director, Center for Promoting STEM
Room 2166, Des Plaines
The Beckatt booth will demonstrate the 3D printing capabilities of the Mcor Iris and Mcor ARKe, the only paper-based full-color 3D printers available, and will display a variety of models printed on the Mcor 3D printers. In addition to Mcor, Beckatt Solutions will represent MakerBot and their line of desktop 3D printers and scanners, as well as Markforged and the Mark Two Composite 3D Printer, which uses continuous fiber reinforcement inside nylon parts to provide extremely durable and light-weight 3D prints. Prints from Mcor, MakerBot and Markforged will be on display for attendees to examine, and demonstrations of the MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer and Markforged Mark Two will be available. Founders of Beckatt Solutions and Managing Partners, Matt Pray and Michael Storey, will be present to showcase the technology and sample parts.
Beckatt Solutions, founded in 2013 and located in Elgin, IL, is a leading Midwest US provider of professional and desktop 3D printers, print materials, scanners and software. Beckatt Solutions provides consumers, educators and businesses with cutting-edge 3D printing technologies and services. Founders Matt Pray and Michael Storey started the company to increase the number of 3D printers, and expand 3D printing services and partners in the Midwest. Beckatt Solutions is the exclusive dealer and servicer for Mcor Technologies line of 3D printers, including the ARKe, the Iris and the Matrix 300+, in Illinois.
For more information, contact Michael Storey at 630.206.3993 or email@example.com, or visit Beckatt Solutions online at www.beckatt.com.
The USA Science & Engineering Festival will take place on Saturday, April 2nd at Oakton Community College, Des Plaines Campus. Beckatt Solutions will provide 3D printing demonstrations on the MakerBot Replicator 5th Generation Desktop 3D Printer.