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Successful start to Formnext 2022: growth, world premieres and a huge variety of topics
Nov 15, 2022 – A very high level of visitor interest, an abundance of world premieres and a variety of modern technologies, applications and materials: Formnext 2022 got off to an extremely successful start today, and will be presenting the elite of the additive manufacturing world in Frankfurt until 18 November. It also offers a supporting program full of highlights along the entire process chain. With more than 800 exhibitors and four hall levels, the eighth Formnext can clearly surpass last year’s figures and for four days it is turning the trade fair city on the River Main into the worldwide center of innovative production solutions.
The world’s elite in additive manufacturing is fully represented in Frankfurt with leading international companies such as 3D Systems, Additive Industries, AddUp, Arburg, BigRep, Carbon, Desktop Metal, DMG Mori, DyeMansion, EOS, Farsoon, Formlabs, GE Additive, HP, KEYENCE, Markforged, Materialise, Renishaw, Ricoh, Siemens, Sisma, SLM Solutions, Stratasys, Trumpf, voxeljet, XJet und Zeiss. In addition, numerous well-known international corporations, including BASF, Covestro, Evonik, GKN Sinter Metals Components, Henkel, Höganäs, Linde, Mitsubishi Chemical, Nikon, Oerlikon, Sandvik, SMS Group, and many more will showcase their solutions for every stage of the entire process chain. The numerous world premieres and innovative developments include new AM technologies, new and improved AM systems, as well as new materials ranging from wood to ceramics, software solutions, service offerings and post-processing solutions.
With a very exciting supporting program, Formnext was also able to achieve an excellent visitor response on the first day of the trade show, which also impressed other exhibitors. Attendees will benefit from the significantly expanded AM4U area and a diverse mix of topics ranging from startups and investments, construction and architecture, to distributed manufacturing, our partner country France, and AM in education and careers. Innovative visionaries, recognized experts and leaders of international corporations will speak on all topics. The AM4U Area program will be rounded off with “Deep Thought, presented by ACAM, Formnext and VDMA AG AM” and a panel discussing the use of AM in ceramic applications.