ASTM International to Host Delegation of 3D Printing Experts from Singapore


W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., November 7, 2016— ASTM International will host a delegation of additive manufacturing professionals from Singapore, Nov. 7-12. The delegation will visit Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania, and Connecticut.

As part of the additive manufacturing program, the delegation will visit:

  • ASTM’s D.C. office and Underwriters Laboratories,
  • the U.S. Food and Drug Administration,
  • DePuy Synthes, a Johnson & Johnson company, in West Chester, Pa.,
  • ASTM International Headquarters in West Conshohocken, Pa.,
  • Drexel University in Philadelphia,
  • and the University of Connecticut.

The Singapore delegation includes representatives from the National Additive Manufacturing Industry Cluster, Digital Manufacturing & Design Centre, Temasek Polytechnic, Nanyang Technological University, and more.

ASTM Intensive Training Programs are available to representatives of industry and government who wish to:

  • Better understand or use ASTM International standards, and
  • Contribute to or influence the content of the ASTM standards to reflect local market and regulatory needs.

The program is tailored to the interests of the participating technical experts within a sector or technical area.

To learn more about ASTM International’s additive manufacturing standards, click here. For more information about ASTM International and ISO’s joint additive framework, click here.

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Source: ASTM


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