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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Additive Manufacturing Symposium at Hannover Messe – Production Processes and Added Value

12.05.2017 During the international industry fair in Hanover, the symposium for additive manufacturing took place for the third time.

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“The Potentials Lying in the Design of Additive Components Rarely Get Exploited”

10.05.2017 In this interview, Dr. Ole Bröker, trinckle’s head of business development & consulting, explains why additive manufacturing is needed for a new understanding of construction and design.

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Many businesses are interested in 3D printing but they don’t know where to start

28.04.2017 In this interview, founder and manager Stephan Kühr of 3YOURMIND explains his perspective on the biggest potentials for improving additive manufacturing.

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Technology Scout 2017 - Technologies, users, and manufacturers

26.04.2017 The first edition of the Technology Scout Additive Manufacturing of the Additive Manufacturing Association is now available.

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Material for Additive Manufacturing

21.04.2017 BMBF supports transnational projects

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Interviews with our members
Technology Scout
Portraits on AM Technologies
Events AM-Industrie
Interesting Facts from the VDMA
  • Aktivitätenbericht AG AM 2014-2016

  • 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
  • VDMA-Infotag Standdesign im Widerstreit: Digitalisierung vs. Emotionalität