The purmundus challenge at Formnext 2021 Celebrates Innovation in Additive Manufacturing

Innovation in Progress is the theme of this year’s international purmundus challenge design competition. The aim is to celebrate the latest developments in the world of 3D and 4D printing; a world where attention is increasingly turning to the entire development and innovation process and Read More »

“Formnext Start-up Challenge” recognizes creative, innovative, and sustainable AM business ideas

Now in its seventh year, the Formnext Start-up Challenge recognizes young and innovative companies from the world of additive manufacturing. In addition to new, creative, and viable business ideas, the subject of sustainability also plays an important role. A young company will therefore also be Read More »

More Than 350 Exhibitors Already Signed up to Formnext 2021

The plans for Formnext as a hybrid trade fair concept, which include an in-person event from 16 to 19 November 2021 in Frankfurt, have met with an incredibly positive response from exhibitors: As at the end of April, 351 companies from around the world had Read More »

Formnext 2021 Plans Hybrid Event Concept Featuring In-Person Elements

Following a year in which trade fairs all across the world went almost entirely digital, Formnext 2021 now promises to combine such elements with a return to real-life encounters in a hybrid concept that will feature a parallel conference organized by content partner TCT and Read More »

Formnext Connect 2020 – The Global AM Community Meets Virtually

On 10 – 12 November 2020, Formnext Connect – the virtual edition of the world’s leading AM exhibition – will once again set the tone for the industry with an outstanding lineup of content. It will also offer all its participants a great deal of Read More »

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Winners of 2020 Formnext Start-up Challenge Impress with Automated Designs, New Materials, and Optimized PostProcessing

For the sixth time, the international Formnext Start-up Challenge has recognized young companies from the world of additive manufacturing for their innovative business ideas and cutting-edge technical developments. Five outstanding start-ups managed to win over this year’s jury with their innovations: Addiguru (USA), AM Flow Read More »

Formnext 2020 to Take Place Only Virtually

2 September 2020 – Due to the recent rise of the Covid-19 infection figures worldwide, and the associated increase in travel restrictions, Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH has decided to hold Formnext 2020 purely virtually. The digital event will be named “Formnext Connect”. Formnext 2020 was Read More »

Formnext 2020 Still Going Ahead

Planning continues with an updated health concept and added virtual offerings At the present time, Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH still expects Formnext to go ahead in Frankfurt as scheduled from 10 – 13 November 2020. The exhibition organizer is working with all possible urgency on a concept Read More »

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 Read More »

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 Read More »