13 March 2018 Bad Nauheim

Additive Manufacturing for Car Body Engineering 2018

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13 March 2018 Bad Nauheim

Additive Manufacturing for Car Body Engineering 2018

When conventional production technologies reach their limits, it is time for additive manufacturing to strike. Additive manufacturing promises faster product development and replacement, better parts properties and significant cost savings. The huge potential of additive manufacturing processes can best be explored by structurally combining complex assemblies into a single component and integrating additional functions. This will ultimately save development time and cut assembly and production costs.

Key questions of the conference:

  • What is the role of additive manufacturing processes in car body engineering?
  • How great an opportunity is this for automotive production?
  • Which technologies are available for series production?
  • What do suppliers offer in the field of additive manufacturing?
  • What practical experience has already been gained by OEMs?
  • Which challenges need to be mastered by additive manufacturing processes if they are to make the leap into automotive series production?
  • Which strategy is being pursued by OEMs?
  • To what extent has additive manufacturing already been used in tooling, and how has it benefited the users?

Answers to these questions will be provided on 13 March 2018 by major OEMs and suppliers who debated additive manufacturing as a strategic topic with attendees. The one-day event featuree a number of technology lectures, followed by a practical workshop.

The conference is aimed at:

Car body engineers, managers and employees of OEMs, suppliers and institutes working in the field of additive manufacturing processes.

In cooperation with:

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Claus Emmelmann, LZN


Prof. Dr. Claus Emmelmann, Head of Institute,
LZN Laser Zentrum Nord GmbH

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Programme Coordination

Andrea Huber

Andrea Huber

Presidium
Automotive Circle
T +49 151 40 260 773

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Conference Organisation

Kirsten Heni

Kirsten Heni

Event Manager
Automotive Circle
T +49 511 9910-378

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