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           AM Takes Center Stage in Frankfurt
Frankfurt, Germany, is the place to be for additive-manufacturing (AM) professionals, as formnext 2018 kicks off November 13 in Hall 3 at Messe Frankfurt. What is expected to be the largest iteration of the world’s largest AM event will boast 550 exhibitors, and 21,000-plus attendees from countries spanning the globe. Visitors will “experi- ence a fusion of additive and more con- ventional manufacturing technologies unlike any other in the world,” according to show officials, along with a plethora of conference offerings as well as special
formnext 2018
technology-specific gatherings and unique industry events.
Formnext 2018 promises a who’s who from the areas of design and product development, industrial tooling, pro- duction solutions, quality management, and measurement technology, as well as providers of basic materials and experts in component construction. Expertise abounds, as representatives from the following industry sectors will be on hand:
• AM machines
• Industrial tooling
• Machining and other complementary processes
• Software
• Design and product development
• Quality management and metrology • Materials and components
• Finishing
• Training
• R&D
Robust Conference Keynotes and Sessions
Four days of keynote presentations and conference sessions on innovative additive technologies, processes and materials used in automotive, aerospace and med- ical await formnext attendees. They can immerse themselves in how AM is used and then consider the possibilities for their companies.
November 13 features keynote presen- tations by experts at German automaker
 Frankfurt Fair Ground Hall 3 (Messe Frankfurt Halle 3)
November 13-16
For information on formnext 2018 events, exhibitors and conference sessions, and to register, visit

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