Dan Z. Sokol, Managing Partner of Renaissance Services, delivered a presentation at the RAPID 2018 Conference on the importance of incorporating the digital thread in additive manufacturing.  The presentation, entitled “Critical Success Factor for Additive Manufacturing: A 21st Century Engineering System” provided a case study on how the PERFECT-3D Division of Renaissance has adopted the latest information technology to advance its capabilities in ceramic 3D printing.  The RAPID conference is one of the world’s largest conferences and exhibitions on additive manufacturing.  The 2018 conference took place in Ft. Worth, Texas.