Returning for its second year, the 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing: Industrial Applications Global Summit will take place in London from November 25-26 2014. The organisers state that the event is the only Additive Manufacturing conference led by industrial end users of Additive Manufacturing technology, focusing on high volume production applications from sectors including aerospace, automotive, construction, apparel and medical.
The summit covers all materials processed by Additive Manufacturing and includes keynote presentations from TATA Motors, Wipro Infrastructure Engineering, Plastic Logic, Arcelik, Croft Filters, Smit Rontgen, and HEAD Sports.
In a “spotlight session” on metals Maltesh Somasekharappa, Head of Advanced Manufacturing Solutions, Wipro Infrastructure Engineering, will discuss supply chain strategies for metals including titanium, steel and aluminium for high volume Additive Manufacturing. Somasekharappa will also outline Additive Manufacturing applications already successfully commercialised in the engineering sector.
New features at the event for 2014 include:
- Business Case Analysis: Assessing the very latest economic factors to determine whether the return on investment justifies the costs of technology adoption
- Materials Focus: Revealing the very latest emerging materials and building unique relationships with suppliers to develop reliable supply chains across metals, plastics and ceramics
- New Industry Sector Case Studies: Identifying the roadmap to AM adoption across aerospace, automotive, medical, construction, apparel and retail industries to deliver personalised business case analysis for each delegate
- Standardisation: Understanding what work is being done to standardise materials and machines to speed up quality assurance
- Design & Designers: Examining the new rules of design for AM and 3D Printing and methods to train a new generation of designers to fully leverage the potential of additive manufacturing
Readers of Metal Additive Manufacturing receive a special 15% discount by quoting ‘METAL’ when registering