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More Than 350 Exhibitors Registered for Formnext 2021

Registered exhibitors for Formnext 2021 include almost all major players in the industry, including many new exhibitors from different countries, organizers say.
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Formnext 2021 Planned as Hybrid Event

In-person show set for Nov. 16-19 in Frankfurt, Germany, with Formext Digital Days planned for Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2021.
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2020 Formnext Start-Up Challenge Winners Announced

Young additive manufacturing companies impress with automated designs, new materials and optimized postprocessing.
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Formnext Connect Preview and a Conversation About 2020 Changes to Major AM Shows

Additive manufacturing is a disruptive and rapidly changing technology, making it vital to remain engaged through industry communication platforms despite the pandemic. A conversation among leaders of Formnext and IMTS.
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Formnext Connect 2020 Brings AM Industry Together Nov. 10-12

Event includes world’s leading exhibitors from entire AM process chain, new products and networking all in one place.
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Formnext 2020 Transitions to Digital Event

Organizers of Formnext 2020 convert it to a completely digital event, called Formnext Connect.
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Formnext Start-Up Challenge Offers Young Companies A Chance to Jump-Start Exposure

The 2020 Formnext Start-up Challenge invites submissions from innovative young companies. Register to start networking and find investors.
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Board Supports Formnext 2020 Health, Hygiene Protection Concept

Formnext 2020 exhibitor advisory board supports health and hygiene concept. Formnext 2020 is set to take place as scheduled in Frankfurt from 10 – 13 November 2020, but with a revised innovative trade fair format including a comprehensive health protection concept and a new digital component.
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8 Cool Parts from Formnext 2019: The Cool Parts Show Special Edition

Editors Peter Zelinski and Stephanie Hendrixson attended Formnext 2019 in Frankfurt, Germany. Here are 8 cool 3D printed parts spotted on the show floor. 
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LEO Lane Software Enforces Quality

Formnext 2019: LEO Lane’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provides the ability to track and audit digital assets through digital inventory.
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Minirail Provides Reliability and Convenience in Additive Manufacturing

Formnext 2019: Schneeberger Linear Technology’s guideway minirail provides reliability and convenience to additive manufacturing, according to the company.
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XJet Introduces Two Versions of Carmel 1400

Formnext 2019: XJet’s line of nanoparticle jetting (NPJ) systems has been expanded with the Carmel 1400M for metals and Carmel 1400C for ceramics.
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Roboze Heat Treatment Line Covers Complete 3D Printing Process

Formnext 2019: Roboze’s new Heat Treatment Process line is said to be capable of covering all the necessary phases for the production of functional prototypes and finished components with composite materials and high temperature super polymers.
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Farsoon Offers Metal AM Production Machines

Formnext 2019: Farsoon’s FS301M metal system features a 305 × 305 × 400 mm build cylinder suited for larger-sized industrial applications as well as versatile single or dual laser options for improved productivity and efficiency.
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SLM Solution’s Powder-Bed Fusion Machine Emphasizes Efficiency

Formnext 2019: SLM Solution’s SLM 500 powder bed fusion machine features improved gas flow along and quad-700W laser technology, enabling increased productivity.
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LENS Laser Deposition Head Offers Configurable Optics

Formnext 2019: Optomec’s LENS Laser Deposition Head (LDH 3.X) features a variable optics system that can create three discreet focused spot sizes to accommodate changes in laser power and offers versatility to building, repairing, coating and cladding a wide range of metal parts in one deposition head.
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The Plating Insight Series

Products Finishing Editor Scott Francis hosts the IMTS Spark Plating Insights Series Wednesdays through Dec. 2.

Top Shops

The Gardner Business Intelligence and Modern Machine Shop Top Shops Program is both an honor for the shops chosen annually, and a benchmarking tool for all who participate. See how your business stacks up.

The Parts Cleaning Series

ON DEMAND: Learn how to use the latest technology and stay within environmental limitations with this 6-part webinar series.

Additive Manufacturing for Production

3D printing may have started out as a rapid prototyping technique, but the machines and materials have matured to the point that production is not only viable, but desirable. Learn the basics of additive manufacturing for production applications.