The task force "3D Printing" of VDB, the German Association of the Railway Industry in Germany (Verband der Bahnindustrie in Deutschland e.V.), has united its members at FIT Additive Manufacturing Group. AM Experts from the European technology leaders discussed questions, perspectives and solutions focused on the future of practical industrial AM.
Representatives of Siemens, Bombardier, MTU, and other major suppliers of railway components learned about a totally new concept for the additive manufacturing of spare parts which has been developed by FIT Additive Manufacturing Group to reduce complexity as well as costs in the after sales business. TÜV SÜD, one of the world's leading technical service organizations, presented a new approach to allow for the certification of the complete process chain specific to Additive Manufacturing.
The meeting was concluded by an outlook by FIT Additive Manufacturing Group's host Oliver Cynamon, Head of Marketing & Business Development, who presented the activities FIT Additive Manufacturing Group is undertaking in the network "Mobility goes Additive", especially in the task force "Change Managements". Under the direction of Oliver Cynamon, this task force will publish a guideline on how to adopt AM into the company's organization early in 2019.