TCT Asia 2018: Dutch 3D-printing industry in China

The fourth edition of annual 3D-printing exhibition in Shanghai, TCT Asia 2018, had ended successfully at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC). During this three-day event, the newest innovations in the area of 3D-printing technologies, solutions, products and services are exhibited.

The presence of the Netherland is clearly noticeable through the five innovative Dutch companies and the visit of the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherland to the People’s Republic of China, Mr. Ed Kronenburg.


Dutch Innovation

The 3D-printing industry of the Netherlands was represented by DSM Somos, Admatec Europe, Innofil3D, Ultimaker, and Additive Industries during this year’s event. DSM Somos and Innofil3D (recently acquired by BASF) are well known producers of innovative 3D-printing materials. Admatec Europe has created their own unique technologies of 3D printing ceramics and metals. Ultimaker is ofcourse the well-known producer of accessible desktop 3D-printers and software. Additive Industries is world’s first dedicated equipment manufacturer for industrial metal additive manufacturing systems focused on high-end and demanding markets.



Ambassador Kronenburg visited the exhibition booths of five Dutch companies and opened the presentation session “Additive Manufacturing from Holland” hosted by the Holland Innovation Network. During their presentations, the companies were able to pitch their innovative products, technologies, and services to other industry professionals.


TCT Magazine article: A strong presence for Dutch companies at TCT Asia



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