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Leading experts in additive manufacturing and 3D printing are ready for next month’s Formnext Forum Tokyo

29 Aug 2022

The clock is ticking down until the start of Formnext Forum Tokyo, with less than one month remaining before it opens its doors from 27 – 28 September 2022 at the Tokyo Metropolitan Industrial Trade Center, HAMAMATSUCHO-KAN. As a leading business platform for additive manufacturing (AM) technology, the event combines product showcases with special seminars covering AM technology across various Japanese user industries. Gradually expanding in scale since its launch in 2019, the previous edition welcomed 29 exhibitors and 710 visitors, and this upward development will continue in 2022, with 65 exhibitors taking part alongside a combination of onsite and online seminars before and after the event.

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Formnext Forum Tokyo 2020 product showcase and special seminar

A wide variety of special seminars and industrial forums
Eight 'special seminars' will not only provide relevant industry knowledge, but also offer ample business and networking opportunities. All seminars are free, and some are open for pre-registration via the official website.
Some highlights include:

Metal AM technology trends & promotion of domestically  produced MEX metal
 Mr Hideki Kyogoku, Dr. Eng Professor Kindai University
・3D food printing technology as a means to solve social problems
 Mr Hidemitsu Furukawa, Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Graduate school of Science and Engineering,
 Yamagata University

An industrial forum sponsored by TÜV SÜD Japan Ltd., the Japanese Society of Additive Manufacturing / Kansai 3D Project, and the Japan 3D printing Industrial Technology Association is also on the agenda. Focusing on both technical advances and business opportunities, the forum will cover a wide range of topics relevant not only to Japan but also to overseas players.

Pre-event: online seminar on 9 September
To provide additional exposure, a promotional online event will take place in the lead up to this year’s Formnext Forum Tokyo, providing highlights on what to expect onsite as well as information on overseas exhibitors. A special online-only seminar will also be held.

To ensure a safe business environment for participants, the organiser, Messe Frankfurt Japan Ltd, will put all of the appropriate safety and hygiene measures in place to protect participants during the duration of the fair, and to prevent the spread of the COVID-19.

Held annually, Formnext Forum Tokyo attracts the entire spectrum of AM stakeholders. The forum covers an array of advanced technology and all of the upstream and downstream AM processes and equipment, including materials, powder metallurgy, design, software, and post-processing technologies. Formnext Forum Tokyo is part of a series of international events including:
・Formnext + PM South China: 14 – 16 September 2022, Shenzhen,  China
・Formnext: 15 – 18 November 2022, Frankfurt, Germany
・Asiamold: 1– 3 March 2023, Guangzhou, China

Formnext Forum Tokyo is organised by Messe Frankfurt Japan Ltd. To find out more, please visit www.formnextforum.jp

Press information and photographic material:
https://formnextforum.jp.messefrankfurt.com/tokyo/en/press/photos.html

Background information on Messe Frankfurt
The Messe Frankfurt Group is one of the world’s leading trade fair, congress and event organisers with their own exhibition grounds. With a workforce of some 2,200 people at its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main and in 28 subsidiaries, it organises events around the world. As in the previous year, annual sales for 2021 were significantly lower owing to the COVID-19 pandemic: approximately €154 million compared with Group sales as high as €736 million in pre-pandemic 2019. We serve our customers’ business interests efficiently within the framework of our Fairs & Events, Locations and Services business fields. Sustainable business practices are a central pillar of our corporate strategy and strike a healthy balance between ecological and economic interests, social responsibility and diversity. Another of Messe Frankfurt’s strengths is its powerful and closely knit global sales network, which covers around 180 countries in all regions of the world. Our comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. We are using our digital expertise to develop new business models. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent).
For more information, please visit ou
r website at: www.messefrankfurt.com