Fira de Barcelona Launches In(3D)ustry, a New Event Introducing the Future of Additive and Advanced Manufacturing

Feb 10, 2016, 10:00 ET from Fira de Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain, February 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Fira de Barcelona's Gran Via venue will host from June 21 to 23 In(3D)ustry From Needs to Solutions, a new international trade show focusing on the Additive and Advanced Manufacturing industry, more popularly known as 3D printing. The event aims to become a "global hub" that brings together all the players in the Additive Manufacturing ecosystem and showcases the latest technology and innovation. 

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Organized by Fira de Barcelona, this first In(3D)ustry will feature 30 of the world's top Additive and Advanced Manufacturing companies along with corporations from various industrial sectors such as Health, Automative & Aerospace, Architecture and Retail & Consumer Goods seeking solutions to their specific needs. Attendees range from first-generation producers of 3D printers to the manufacturers of machinery and tools, and companies that are strongly entering the 3D printing market.

According to the show director, Miquel Serrano, "In(3D)ustry will be an unprecedented event designed to meet the demands made by industries such as the automotive and healthcare to the creators of 3D machinery, to help the seize the opportunities created by this revolution in manufacturing technology." "The goal of this new hub is to support a rapidly growing sector and provide a meeting place to accelerate this technology and successfully adapt it to the real needs of consumers and industrial users," he adds.

One of the exhibiting companies, HP, will stage the European launch of their Multi Jet Fusion technology. As Ramon Pastor, Vice President and General Manager of HP 3D Printing states: "HP is committed to advancing the state-of-the-art of 3D printing with a disruptive technology and an Open Platform that will drive collaborative innovation with materials and software partners. To this end, platforms such as In(3D)ustry are key to enabling productive dialog amongst industry players, and encouraging open discussions to resolve common 3D printing industry challenges."

In(3D)ustry will also feature an Open Innovation Markeplace, where companies, investors, users and manufacturers of 3D printing machinery will meet, a Call for Best Solutions that will select the best 50 prototypes and showcase them during the event, and the first In(3D)ustry Awards that will recognize the best solution presented at the show.

SOURCE Fira de Barcelona