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Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D

International Hub for Additive Manufacturing: Exhibition + Conference + Networking
25 to 27 June 2019, Messe Erfurt, Germany

Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D 2018 again confirms increasing levels of visitor interest

Messe Erfurt updates nearly 5,000 visitors on industrial and creative 3D printing innovations

The 15th Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D came to a close today (7 June 2018), once again recording increased levels of visitor interest. Nearly 5,000 guests came to the international trade fair and conference for additive technologies in Erfurt to talk to 208 exhibitors from 14 countries about innovations in industrial and creative 3D printing and find out more at the Rapid.Tech Specialist Conference and the 3D Printing Conference.

Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D is one of Europe’s key information and communication platforms for Additive Manufacturing processes. It focuses on the latest developments in rapid prototyping, the manufacturing of end products using additive techniques, and how the technology can be transferred into mass production. The unique nature of Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D has been impressing exhibitors, visitors and participants alike for some 15 years now.

Latest news

Europe’s largest applied research organisation looks to Erfurt in the field of 3D printing


The Forum of the Fraunhofer Additive Manufacturing Alliance is held every two years at Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D – the 2019 event will be hosted on 26 June


Sector takes 3D printing to the next level


At the Automotive Industry forum on 25 June 2019, Toyota, Audi and BMW, along with development and supplier companies, will examine ways of moving from AM prototyping to AM batch production


A great deal of development work is still needed in the field of industrial 3D printing with plastics


The new Plastics forum at Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D. brings together the requirements and achievements of users, technology providers and researchers


Numbers, Data, Facts

200+ Exhibitors
4800+ Visitors
3000qm Exhibition-