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Prototyping pioneer to speak at Lawrence Tech March 22

Release Date: March 12, 2012

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Prototyping pioneer Ali Siblani, president and CEO of EnvisionTEC, Inc., will speak at the Entrepreneurial Lecture Series on Thursday, March 22, at 5:45 p.m. in Lear Auditorium (T429) of the University Technology and Learning Center at Lawrence Technological University, 21000 W. 10 Mile, Southfield.

The event is free and open to the public.

A 1990 electrical engineering graduate of Lawrence Tech, Siblani began his career by starting his own company, Sibco, Inc., which provided service and materials for the rapid prototyping industry. With his experience and knowledge, he created his own 3-D printing machine, which became the first of many patented solutions that EnvisionTEC has brought to market.

Siblani has helped to make EnvisionTEC an award-winning, global leader in 3-D printing technology and materials, specializing in high-speed, additive manufacturing machines for the jewelry, medical, toy, and mechanical CAD markets. The company is based in Germany and has an office in Ferndale.

Lawrence Tech’s Entrepreneurial Lecture Series is sponsored by WWJ Newsradio 950, the Great Lakes Innovation and Technology Report, the Lawrence Tech chapter of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization, and the Legends Entrepreneurial Alumni Organization.

Lawrence Technological University, www.ltu.edu, is a private university founded in 1932 that offers more than 100 programs through the doctoral level in its Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering, and Management. Students benefit from small class sizes and experienced faculty who provide a real-world, hands-on, “theory and practice” education. Activities on Lawrence Tech’s 102-acre campus include over 60 student groups and NAIA varsity sports.