Welcome to the Additive Manufacturing Association


  • The Additive Manufacturing Association in the VDMA offers its members from industry and scientific research a variety of services related to industrial 3D printing technologies. We are the cross-industry platform where potential users and development partners meet and work together.

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Material for Additive Manufacturing

21.04.2017 BMBF supports transnational projects

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Additive Manufacturing in Everyday Production – a Two-Day Symposium at the Hannover Messe

06.04.2017 The Additive Manufacturing Association within VDMA shifts its focus onto industrial application of additive manufacturing technologies - High-ranking participants at a symposium taking place from April 27th to 28th, 2017, at Hannover Messe

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The Additive Manufacturing Association within VDMA – an Interview with the Board

05.04.2017 The Members of the Board have spoken, among other things, about their motivation of cooperation, the potential and the main focus of additive manufacturing as well as the link with industry 4.0.

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Working Group Pressure Equipment Directive

05.04.2017 On February 21st, 2017 the Working Group Pressure Equipment Directive met at the VDMA in Frankfurt.

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Working Group “Automation of Additive Manufacturing”

05.04.2017 On the 23rd of May 2017, the working group "Automation of AM" will meet at PTW in Darmstadt.

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Interviews with our members
Portraits on AM Technologies
Events AM-Industrie
Interesting Facts from the VDMA
  • Wissen Maschinenrichtlinie

  • Future Manufacturing - Magazin für intelligente Produktion

  • Automation on Request 2016

  • Guideline Industry 4.0 supports the development of its own industry 4.0 Translations and business models

  • Brochure 125 years VDMA to download
  • Humans Machines Progress
  • Expertengespräch Brasilien am 5. April 2017 - Normas Regulamentadoras, Ziele und Anforderungen
  • VDMA-Infotag Standdesign im Widerstreit: Digitalisierung vs. Emotionalität