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What is additive manufacturing

Commonly known as 3D printing – a definition which applies more to the consumers’ market related printers than to industrial applications – additive manufacturing (AM) is the official industry standard term for all applications of the technology. It is defined as the “process of joining materials to make objects from 3D model data, usually layer upon layer, as opposed to subtractive manufacturing methodologies.” (I)

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Registrations to AMEC III are open!

March 27 2017 16:24 in News, Additive Manufacturing

Following the success of the previous editions, CECIMO is organising the 3rd edition of “Additive Manufacturing European Conference” on the theme:“Boosting the competitiveness of the European industry by supporting the adoption of additive manufacturing”7 June 2017, from 14.00 to 18.00European...[more]

CECIMO to set up an expert group on AM

March 16 2017 14:12 in Additive Manufacturing, News

CECIMO is conducting an EU project on additive manufacturing with the following goals: map out current and potential application areas for additive manufacturing in Europeidentify relevant non-technological barrierspropose collaborative business models and lay out a roadmap to industrialize this...[more]

CECIMO presents the first results of additive manufacturing skills projects

March 13 2017 12:22 in News, Additive Manufacturing

CECIMO has two projects on skills needs for additive systems: METALS – Machine Tool Skills for Alliance (CECIMO is coordinator) - and 3D PRISM – 3D Printing Skills for Manufacturing. On 13 March 2017 Filip Geerts, CECIMO Director General, will present the current findings of both projects at a...[more]