VDMA: Detailed Roadmaps Will Show Additive Manufacturing the Way Towards Smart Factory
05.11.2018 • Members of the VDMA Additive Manufacturing Association dissect the AM process chain into single steps, showing up future roads for development • A quality-controlled, automated AM process chain is paving the road for a cost-efficient production of series components ready to use
“Our Goal Was an Uncomplicated, Cost-Efficient AM Technology”
25.10.2018 AIM3D GmbH, a young company in Rostock, is driving its own additive manufacturing technology with composite extrusion modeling (CEM), and building corresponding systems. In this interview, their general manager Dr. Vincent Morrison explains how CEM differs from existing AM technologies, which materials to process with it, and how he imagines a typical AM process chain of the year 2030.
The Lack of Standards Still Scares Away Potential Users
11.10.2018 GMA managing director Ante Kaselj talks about challenges which quality testers are facing in the AM sector, about AM process chains in 2030, and about the reasons which prompted his company to join the Additive Manufacturing Association within VDMA recently.
“If we Approach it the Right Way, Additive Manufacturing will Strengthen German and European Mechanical Engineering”
23.07.2018 Interview with Alexander Jakschik, chairman of the board for marketing and finances at ULT AG
We Should Not Regard Additive Manufacturing As A Stand-Alone Technology
06.07.2018 Interview with Carsten Merklein, head of the Additive Manufacturing Department at Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG
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Flyer of the AG Additive Manufacturing
31.03.2017 From now on, a flyer is available, presenting the working group Additive Manufacturing and it's activities.
In this interview, Johannes Krumme, Sales Manager Vacuum Conveying, talks about challenges in vacuum conveying technology in the AM sector, a completely digital order processing with 3D-printed grippers, and his expectations for AM process chains in 2030.
Interview with Dr. Karsten Heuser, Vice President for Additive Manufacturing in the Siemens Division Digital Factory in Erlangen, responsible for these activities.
Interview with Daniel Guizard, Aalberts Industries
In this interview, manager Tobias Röhrich explains the existing range of materials, why a new design is not necessarily indispensable, and how he imagines a fully automated additive process chain.
Rainer Gebhardt, VDMA Expert on Additive Manufacturing, gives in interview providing insights into the question of what the Additive Manufacturing Association within VDMA aims at doing and how members benefit
Here you can find press information and pictures of our members:
- ARBURG GmbH + Co KG
- Concept Laser GmbH
- Festo AG & Co. KG
- FKT Formenbau und Kunststofftechnik GmbH
- HAMUEL Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG
- JOMATIK GmbH
- LMD GmbH & Co. KG aA
- LPKF Laser & Electronics AG
- MBFZ toolcraft GmbH
- Renishaw GmbH
- Firma Sauer / DMG Mori
- Siemens AG
- TRUMPF Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH