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Wednesday, November 15 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Penn State 3D Printing Showcase

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Come participate in the inaugural exhibition of 3D printed works from across the University and learn how faculty, students, and entrepreneurs are using 3D printing to innovate in their research and in different industries. Learn how Penn State alum RT Custer (IE’14), Co-Founder and CEO of Vortic Watch Co. (https://vorticwatches.com/), is using 3D printing technology to disrupt the watch industry by 3D printing custom watch cases for 100+ year old pocket watches. Participants in the 3D printing exhibition will be eligible to win a custom Vortic Watch!

Would you like to participate? Anyone who wants to show their printed works should drop them off at the Rouse Gallery (first floor, Stuckeman Family Building) between 9 a.m and 6 p.m. on November 13th and 14th. 


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RT Custer

R.T. Custer ('14 IE) is the CoFounder and CEO of Vortic Watch Company www.vorticwatches.com. While at Penn State, he and his business partner decided to start a wrist watch manufacturing company. After graduation, they launched the American Artisan Series on Kickstarter.com. That product features antique American pocket watch mechanisms that are salvaged, restored, and rebuilt into custom wrist watches with 3D printed titanium cases. They’ve been called the “Craft Brewery of Watch Manufacturing,” and they’ve been featured in the New York Times... Read More →
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Marcus Shaffer

Marcus' research focuses on works, theories, and practices that engage The Machine as an extension of our impulse to explore and re-make the natural world. His work addresses building machines, automatons, and the spiritual mechanisms that represent our earliest technological expression... Read More →

Wednesday November 15, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm EST
The Stuckeman Family Building – Rouse Gallery