Tour departs at 1:00 p.m.
mHUB is Chicago's innovation center for physical product development and manufacturing, with 10 unique fabrication centers for product design and rapid prototyping. Tour attendees will see centers for 3D printing, electronics, laser cutting, metal fabrication, plastic molding, testing and precision measuring, textiles, welding and grinding, a wet lab, and wood shop. You'll visit mHUB's microfactory that accommodates on-site low volume production runs. mHUB fosters connections between manufacturers, university researchers and Chicago's entrepreneurial community of makers and technologists, not to mention investors eager to support new businesses. By galvanizing these connections, mHUB ensures that the Midwest's manufacturing industry continues to grow, lead, and reduce the cost and barriers to entry for physical product innovation.