Accelerating Additive Manufacturing with process automation and integration – Presented by Harry Kleijnen, Additive Industries

Harry Kleijnen, Additive Industries will speak at AM Integrated Factory Conference, on April 17, 2019, during 3D Printing Event in The Netherlands.

Todays end to end additive manufacturing production processes are characterized by many separated process steps requiring intensive manual labour and complex planning processes.

For series production of parts this way of working will be too costly and is prone to errors jeopardizing overall equipment efficiency. In his presentation Harry Kleijnen will elaborate on Additive Industries vision and solutions for integrated and automated additive manufacturing.

In addition he also will present the environment to for the end-user to monitor Overall Equipment Efficiency as driver for continuous improvement in an end to end additive manufacturing process environment.


What drives you?

Driving the Additive Manufacturing Technology to large volume industrial production

Why should the delegate attend your presentation?

Gathering insights in drivers to change from prototyping to industrial metal AM printing

What emerging technologies/trends do you see as having the greatest potential in the short and long run?

Software tooling for first time right build simulation, process reliability increase by in-situ monitoring and productivity increase / cost down with increased print output

What kind of impact do you expect them to have?

Increased innovation speed, improved performance, reduced waste and natural resource consumption

What are the barriers that might stand in the way?

Awareness of AM potential. Availability software tooling supporting first time right printing and addressing DfX (e.g. design for post-processing, design for powder removel) requirements.

“Special Quote”

Automation and integration in drives productivity and cost down in Additive Manufacturing

About Harry Kleijnen

Since 2006 Harry Kleijnen is involved in metal additive manufacturing process development and setting-up a large volume series production facility of 3D printed parts at Philips healthcare. In 2015 he joined Additive Industries where he, in his actual position as Key Account Manager, is working on joined turn key projects with Additive Industries’ customers. He studied Electronic Engineering completed with education in business administration.

About Additive Industries b.v.

Additive Industries is accelerating industrial additive manufacturing of high quality, functional, metal parts by offering a modular, end-to-end laser powder bed fusion system, MetalFAB1 system, and seamlessly integrated information platform, Additive World Platform, to high end and demanding industrial markets. With substantially improved reproducibility, productivity, and flexibility, Additive Industries redefines the business case for series production of additive manufacturing applications in aerospace, automotive, medical technology and high-tech equipment.

About 3D Printing Event

On April 16 and April 17, 2019, Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Sittard-Geleen, The Netherlands, will host a two-day 3D Printing Event focused on the entire 3D Printing manufacturing value chain from design to end product.The event will include five dedicated conferences and an exhibition.

  • April 16 – 3D Printing Materials Conference – topics: polymers (new materials), metals and multi materials used in 3D Printing
  • April 16 – 3D Design & Engineering Conference
    – topics: 3D design & 3D engineering tools / Visualisation tools,
    Reverse engineering, Value Engineering / Virtual Engineering, Topology
    Optimization, Blockchain & more
  • April 17 – 3D Printing Post-Processing Conference – topics: All actions that are performed after parts are removed from a 3D printer – issues, solutions & future trends.
  • April 17 – AM Integrated Factory Conference
    – topics: Hybrid manufacturing, Implementation of AM systems as part of
    an end-to-end production workflow, Implementation of AM systems in the
    ‘traditional’ production processes
  • April 17 – 4D Printing & Meta Materials Conference
    – topics: 4D Printing from idea to full functionality, Smart materials,
    Applications & opportunities for designing and engineering
  • April 16-17 – Exhibition – Companies active in 3D Printing related fields will be present to showcase the latest developments.

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