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 On Its Way To Smart Factory

16.02.2017 The working group Automation has drafted a roadmap.

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New Members of the Additive Manufacturing Association in January

08.02.2017 In January 2017 the companies trinckle, A. Mannesmann and the Alupress Group joined the Additive Manufacturing Association.

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Additive Manufacturing - Symposium April 27/28th, 2017 - Hannover Messe

18.01.2017 The subject Additive Manufacturing will be presented at the Hannover Messe 2017 within the scope of the Digital Factory at a two-day symposium

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We´re offering the opportunity to unlock the door to new business in third dimension

13.01.2017 With its Gel Dispensing Printing (GDP) the Israeli Massivit 3D Printing Technologies Ltd. offers a unique large format 3D-printing-technology. It allows printing sculptures of up to 180 cm height, 150 cm width and 120 cm depth. Massivit CEO Avner Israeli regards the supersized lightweight objects as perfect eye-catchers in shops, marketing campaigns and as an opportunity for 2D-Printshops to transform their businesses to the third dimension.

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Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT Offers a Low-Cost Metal Powderbed System

The FH Aachen and the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT are presenting a new low-cost SLM system.

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Interviews with our members
Portraits on AM Technologies
Events AG AM /VDMA
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