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Wohlers to Outline A Winning Formula for Product Development Evolution at TCT 2001 in Manchester, England

FORT COLLINS, COLORADO, USA, August 28, 2001—Industry consultant, analyst, and author Terry Wohlers, president of Wohlers Associates, Inc., will serve as the keynote speaker at Time-Compression Technologies (TCT) 2001 in Manchester, England. The TCT 2001 Conference and Exhibition is September 26-27. Wohlers will address an international audience of hundreds of engineers, managers, and executives in his keynote presentation titled A Winning Formula for Product Development Evolution. 

"This is an exciting time to be a part of the product development process," Wohlers said. "Only the bold, proactive, and progressive-thinking companies will evolve in the direction needed to develop a winning formula for success," he remarked. Wohlers will discuss new methods and technologies for product developers such as 3D volumetric displays, 3D printers, and new software products for design and reverse engineering.

TCT is one of the largest and most successful events dedicated to rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, CAD/CAM, reverse engineering, and other product development and time-compression technologies. "The annual TCT event offers an excellent program and exhibition," Wohlers said. "The organizers work extremely hard to make everyone feel welcome and happy and that's why people return year after year," he continued. Details on the event are available at

Terry Wohlers has authored more than 250 books, articles, reports, and technical papers on engineering and manufacturing automation. One of his most recent publications, Wohlers Report 2001, is a 250-page softbound publication on rapid prototyping and tooling developments and trends. It was developed with input from 53 industry experts, 43 service providers, 23 machine manufacturers, and countless others worldwide. Last year, Wohlers gave featured presentations in France, Germany, Israel, Japan, South Africa, Sweden, the USA, and Wales. 

Wohlers Associates, Inc. (Fort Collins, Colorado, USA) provides technical, marketing, and strategic consulting on the new developments and trends in product development, prototyping, tooling, and manufacturing.