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VDMA becomes honorary sponsor of Formnext



Formnext, international exhibition and conference on the next generation of manufacturing technologies, and the Working Group Additive Manufacturing within Germany's industry federation of mechanical engineers (VDMA) have entered into a new partnership. In it, the Working Group Additive Manufacturing will serve as the exhibition's honorary sponsor.

 - Formnext will take place on 14-17 November, 2017.
© Mesago/Thomas Klerx
Formnext will take place on 14-17 November, 2017.

This partnership will enable Formnext to further expand its expertise in specific areas of the relevant process chains in additive manufacturing and other cutting-edge industrial production technologies. This year's exhibition is scheduled to take place on 14 – 17 November in Frankfurt am Main.

The key topic areas in this cooperation are to include various levels of training; knowledge transfer; and the advancement of technologies, application methods, and standards and norms. “We've been in close contact with the Working Group Additive Manufacturingsince 2015, and the in-depth discussions we've had have revealed a broad range of potential areas where we can collaborate,” reports Sascha F. Wenzler, Vice President Formnest at event organizer Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH. Among other topics, the new partners will be focusing on further efforts to promote the use of additive technologies in industrial production and develop new application areas.