Formnext: High Registration Figures – a Positive Sign for the Entire Industry
As the world attempts to get a handle on the coronavirus pandemic, we have seen restrictions imposed on public life including a large-scale move toward working from home or, where this is not possible, shift work, as well as numerous cancellations of events. Everyone has their part to play in helping to slow the spread and supporting the health services.
Formnext 2019: additive manufacturing inspires with best perspectives
34,532 specialists and managers (2018: 26,919) were swept away by an impressive Formnext 2019. 852 exhibitors (2018: 632) made Messe Frankfurt the stage for the ever-increasing fields of application of additive manufacturing. The move to the modern and architecturally-sophisticated exhibition halls 11 and 12, which was due to strong growth, has thus proved its worth.
3D-printed security key wins first prize of the purmundus challenge at the Formnext 2019
With his project "Stealth Key" Dr. Alejandro Ojeda from UrbanAlps AG won the first prize of this year's purmundus challenge at the Formnext 2019 in Frankfurt. Using Stealth Technology, Ojeda has created a physical key and cylinder system in which the code is neatly hidden under robust, narrow projections. As the key cannot be scanned, it offers maximum security and works independently of digital systems.
Formnext + PM South China to premiere in September 2020
From September 9 to 11, 2020, the first ever Formnext + PM South China trade show for the additive manufacturing and powder metallurgy industries will take place in Shenzhen, China. Prompted by the rapid development of both sectors in China, the trade show offers suppliers and users comprehensive business opportunities in advanced materials and innovative production methods.