Formnext 2022: extremely successful start to the new trade fair year

Already at the beginning of February, Formnext got off to a very successful start in 2022 with over 300 registered exhibitors. The registered exhibitors include the global elite of additive manufacturing as well as numerous well-known international groups with solutions along the entire process chain.

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The registered exhibitors, who come from 30 nations, also impress with a high internationality of 52 percent and already fill almost the entire area of ​​Formnext 2021 with their bookings. Among them are internationally leading AM companies such as: 3D Systems, Additive Industries, AddUp , Arburg, , BigRep, Desktop Metal, Dyemansion, EOS, Evonik, Farsoon, Formlabs, GE Additive, HP, Keyence, Markforged, Materialize, Nikon, Renishaw, Ricoh, Sandvik, Siemens, Sisma, Stratasys, Trumpf, Voxeljet, XJet and zeiss
"We have never had such a large number of registrations at such an early point in the year," says Sascha F. Wenzler, Vice President Formnext at the organizer Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH.

Well-known companies have also registered that have discovered additive manufacturing for themselves and offer innovative solutions along the additive process chain, such as BASF 3D Printing Solutions, Covestro, GKN Sinter Metal Components, Höganäs, Oerlikon, SMS Group and numerous others.

Among the international exhibitors who have already registered, companies from the USA (14.6 percent of international exhibitors), Italy (11.1 percent), Great Britain (7.6 percent) as well as France and the Netherlands (6.3 percent each) are most strongly represented ). "This successful development shows that exhibitors still see Formnext as the most important industry meeting point and extremely valuable exhibition platform, and gives us a lot of confidence to look forward to a successful Formnext 2022," says Wenzler. "At the same time, the development also underlines that personal encounters are indispensable for many companies in the AM industry in order to successfully conduct business, advance developments or find partners and investors."

In the current year, companies can still benefit from the early bird discount (more than 17% discount) until March 31, 2022.

In addition to the trade fair in November, the Formnext website offers a central contact point for professionals interested in AM. There is an extensive media library with specialist articles and presentations by industry experts. In addition, the Formnext AM Directory offers the most comprehensive directory of suppliers with solutions for additive manufacturing.