Speaking with the experts and leaders who have helped to build AM and continue to push the boundaries of what’s possible in the industry.
Once again this year formnext closed an extremely successful 2018 edition with the promise that next year is going to be even better. The show set new records but, even more importantly, everyone involved was enthusiastic about their participation and about the state of the additive manufacturing industry in general. Formnext’s own success, along with the sheer amount of news and announcements and the record number of participants, is definitely among the key trends that emerged at formnext 2018 and we will discuss it in more detail further down. The other is that polymers are back with a vengeance, while metal continues to grow: EOS has made a move to be the market leader in both segments, emerging as the undisputed king of the show this time around.