Additive Manufacturing
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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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AMEC takeaways

July 20 2017 16:01 in Additive Manufacturing, Publications, News, Cecimo

The third edition of the Additive Manufacturing European Conference (AMEC) took place in the European Parliament on 7 June 2017, bringing together 100 participants from the AM industry, authorities and academia. This document aggregates the main TAKEAWAYS discussed during this event. Europe has a...[more]

International Conference on Additive Manufacturing at EMO Hannover 2017

July 13 2017 10:36 in News, Cecimo, Additive Manufacturing

Organized on 21 September 2017 during EMO Hannover 2017, CECIMO’s “International Conference on Additive Manufacturing” aims to capture some of the most interesting advancements in this fast-evolving landscape. Industry leaders, high-level researchers and policy-makers will illustrate and discuss...[more]

Additive manufacturing industry asks the EU to support research and education

June 16 2017 12:06 in Press releases, Cecimo Press releases, News, Additive Manufacturing

Brussels, 8 June 2017 - For the third consecutive year, CECIMO organized the “Additive Manufacturing European Conference” (AMEC) on 7 June 2017 in the European Parliament in Brussels (Belgium). The event was a great success, gathering more than a hundred participants among industry leaders and...[more]