KEX AG and ACAM Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing present – Industry knowledge of Additive Manufacturing online


Aachen, June 14th, 2019 – KEX Knowledge Exchange AG and ACAM Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing present on their joint booth 2-231 at Rapid.Tech + Fabcon 3.D, taking place in Erfurt (Germany) from June 25th – June 27th. The technology experts from Aachen look forward to demonstrating the newly developed knowledge area »Additive Manufacturing« within the platform.

The knowledge area »Additive Manufacturing«, the first key aspect of, provides the user the clustered expert knowledge and consulting competency of KEX AG in the field of additive manufacturing.  Besides daily news from the various fields of 3D-printing, the platform offers a comprehensive information pool, including technologies and applications as well as overviews of current events and patents in the field of additive manufacturing. The information is collected by the independent experts of KEX AG and ACAM and rated concerning their technologic and economic potential. Thus, the user gets efficient monitoring of current trends regarding applications, machines, and materials.

Besides others, the information is presented in the so-called technology landscape. This landscape refers to the ASTM-categories and shows the full spectrum of materials and machines used in 3D printing. Below the ASTM main categories, detailed profiles show on the one hand side descriptions of particularly used technologies and machines; on the other hand, realized and proven applications are presented. The profiles incorporate international news resources as well as the knowledge and experience of KEX AG and ACAM, gathered in numerous projects with well-known industry partners. KEX AG combines research, market, and application knowledge in one platform. Another benefit for the user are the daily news from numerous international industry portals, e.g.,, TCT, or Fabbaloo. For the material and machine profiles, KEX resorts to the database of US-company Senvol.

Patrick Wienert, the responsible partner at KEX AG, describes the goals of the platform: »With the knowledge area »Additive Manufacturing« within the our partners get highly-actual technology and market-know-how, clearly arranged and audience-oriented conditioned. With our expertise, we support our partners with their strategic alignment in the field of additive manufacturing.

« Enrolled members of the ACAM get the access to the knowledge area »Additive Manufacturing« within their membership package. All interested fair visitors are invited, to get to know the new knowledge platform at the ACAM booth 2-231 at the Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D.

Our technology experts look forward to introducing at the fair, at 11 AM and 3:30 PM.

KEX Knowledge Exchange AG
KEX Knowledge Exchange AG is a professional information service provider for technology and market information. Founded in 2012 as a spin-off of the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT, the company has a comprehensive experience in the methodical procurement, structuring, processing and interpretation of technology knowledge. KEX identifies customerspecific competitive technologies, applications and new business fields. KEX currently has 50 employees worldwide. 

ACAM Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing
The ACAM Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing provides access to unique AM know-how, consultancy and training within the framework of individual industry cooperations. As a onestop-shop for Additive Manufacturing we focus on accelerating the industrialization and widespread adoption of this disruptive technology within Europe’s most vivid engineering ecosystem: The RWTH Aachen Campus. This is where a community of countless industry and R&D partners is pushing the limits regarding new materials, AM hardware and software, Design for AM as well as disruptive business models. 

Press contact:
KEX Knowledge Exchange AG
Jonas Alt Project Leader
Phone: +49 241 51038 618
Patrick Wienert Partner 
Phone: +49 241 51038 607
ACAM Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing
Tobias Stittgen Senior Advisor (Sales & Technology)
Phone: +49 241 9426 1024

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