Already at the beginning of February, Formnext recorded a very successful start to 2022 with over 300 registered exhibitors. The registered exhibitors include the global elite of additive manufacturing as well as numerous renowned international groups with solutions along the entire process chain.
The registered exhibitors, who come from 30 nations, also impress with a high internationality of 52 percent and already almost fill the total 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, Materialise, 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 stage in the year," says a delighted Sascha F. Wenzler, Vice President Formnext at the organiser Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH.
Also registered are well-known companies 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 already registered, companies from the USA (14.6 per cent of international exhibitors), Italy (11.1 per cent), the UK (7.6 per cent) and France and the Netherlands (6.3 per cent each) are the most strongly represented. "This successful development shows that exhibitors still see Formnext as the most important industry meeting place and extremely valuable trade fair platform, and allows us to look forward with a great deal of confidence to a successful Formnext 2022," says Wenzler. "At the same time, the development also underlines that for many companies in the AM industry, face-to-face meetings are indispensable for successfully doing business, advancing developments or finding partners and investors."
In the current year, companies can still benefit from the early bird discount (more than 17% off) until 31 March 2022.
In addition to the trade fair in November, the Formnext website offers a central contact point for professionals interested in AM. It features an extensive media library with technical papers and presentations by industry experts. In addition, the AM Directory of Formnext offers the most comprehensive directory of suppliers with solutions for additive manufacturing.