Additive Manufacturing Association announces two-day AM symposium at Hannover Messe 2017

March 28, 2017

March 28, 2017

The Additive Manufacturing Association (AMA) within VDMA has announced a two-day symposium to take place on April 27-28 at Hannover Messe 2017, Hannover, Germany. The symposium will focus on the industrial application of Additive Manufacturing technologies.

The symposium, titled ‘Additive Manufacturing in Everyday Production’, will incorporate two presentations: ‘Modern Production Processes with Additive Manufacturing’ and ‘Creating Added Value with Additive Manufacturing’.

On April 27, a keynote speech is to be delivered by Professor Stephan Reimelt, CEO of GE Germany Holding GmbH. In his speech, Reimelt will explore the meaning of additive technologies in increasingly digital production chains in aviation and the potential of the technology to the sector’s further digital transformation. Following Reimelt’s speech will be presentations of strategies for the integration of AM technologies into modern mechanical engineering production chains.

On April 28, the symposium will continue by looking at the prospects of digital AM use in the factories of the future, as well as an overview of the current applications of AM to add value for users. Speakers will reflect on the profitability and reliability of AM technologies over the potential of indirect AM application for optimising injection moulding tools.

“On both days, we will forge a bridge from best-practice in today’s applications to visions of a fully interlinked and completely automated additive production in the future,” stated Dr Rainer Gebhardt, AMA.

Due to limited seating capacity, early registration for the symposium has been advised.

March 28, 2017

In the latest issue of Metal AM magazine

Download PDF

Extensive AM industry news coverage, as well as the following exclusive deep-dive articles:

  • Metal powders in Additive Manufacturing: An exploration of sustainable production, usage and recycling
  • Inside Wayland Additive: How innovation in electron beam PBF is opening new markets for AM
  • An end-to-end production case study: Leveraging data-driven machine learning and autonomous process control in AM
  • Consolidation, competition, and the cost of certification: Insight from New York’s AM Strategies 2024
  • Scandium’s impact on the Additive Manufacturing of aluminium alloys
  • AM for medical implants: An analysis of the impact of powder reuse in Powder Bed Fusion

The world of metal AM to your inbox

Don't miss any new issue of Metal AM magazine, and get the latest industry news. Sign up to our twice weekly newsletter.

Sign up

Discover our magazine archive…

The free to access Metal Additive Manufacturing magazine archive offers unparalleled insight into the world of metal Additive Manufacturing from a commercial and technological perspective through:

  • Reports on visits to leading metal AM part manufacturers and industry suppliers
  • Articles on technology and application trends
  • Information on materials developments
  • Reviews of key technical presentations from the international conference circuit
  • International industry news

All past issues are available to download as free PDFs or view in your browser.

Browse the archive

Looking for AM machines, metal powders or part manufacturing services?

Discover suppliers of these and more in our comprehensive advertisers’ index and buyer’s guide, available in the back of Metal AM magazine.

  • AM machines
  • Process monitoring & calibration
  • Heat treatment & sintering
  • HIP systems & services
  • Pre- & post-processing technology
  • Powders, powder production and analysis
  • Part manufacturers
  • Consulting, training & market data
View online
Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap