AMP-RI presents…

3D Printing: Past, Present, and Future

Featuring Andrew Coutu, Founder of R&D Technologies


Join us for a presentation from Rhode Island’s ONLY 3D Printing manufacturing company.


Our guest speaker, Andrew Coutu, will discuss how 3D printing has come a long way in just the last few years, from it’s technology aspect, to it’s ever broadening use in everyday life.


Find out what makes 3D printing a potential tool to add to your marketing toolkit.


About Our Speaker

Andy was born and raised in Rhode Island and attended East Providence High School, class of 1964. He graduated from the University of Rhode Island, class of 1968, majoring in finance. He was a US Army Reservist and Drill Sargent from 1968 to 1976.

He previously worked for Xerox Corp from 1969 to 1982 and was the District Manager for the Northeast region. From 1983 to today, he has been self-employed, running companies specializing in accounting software, CAD/CAM software and 3D printing.

About The Company

R&D Technologies provides professional 3D printing consulting services for all of New England, and is the New England reseller of the full Stratasys Ltd. line of 3D Printers, including fused deposition modeling (FDM), PolyJet, wax deposition modeling (WDM) and other systems. R&D Technologies also offers full service 3D printing for clients across the U.S. via its in-house service bureau offering PolyJet, FDM and Solidscape technology. This enables the company to print and produce the most durable, stable, and versatile conceptual models, functional prototypes, manufacturing tools and end-use parts for every idea and design.

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When: Tuesday, March 12th, 5:30 – 7:30pm

Where: Red Stripe, 455 Main Street, East Greenwich, RI 02818

Parking is Free and Appetizers Will Be Served!


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

If you pay at least 24-hours in advanced, no. We will keep a record of those who purchased a ticket at the door and confirm your payment then.

Can you tell me a little more about what to expect?

Sure! We meet for about two hours, but follow a typical flow: between 5:30 – 6:10 people arrive, grab some appetizers, and network with others; from here, our guest speaker will present and take questions until about 7pm. At this point of the night, our program is complete, but you are welcome to stay and chat longer, or spend time at the restaurant or bar as much of the crowd will do.

How does AMP-RI membership work?

Annual members pay a single, $60 fee for the year and attend all events free! That’s a great value financially. However, you also get great benefits such as discounts to special seminars, free exposure through our website, and access to a network of over 500 local professionals and business owners to post job opportunities or share your own resume.

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