Swiss Additive Manufacturing Group

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Mission Statement


Discussion platform for additive manufacturing processes

The Swiss Additive Manufacturing Group (SAMG) brings together companies in the additive manufacturing field operating as developers, planners, manufacturers, suppliers, outfitters or service providers, or in engineering.

The SAMG consolidates and coordinates the common interests of its members. It promotes the use and further development of additive manufacturing processes and supports training and development in this discipline. Its aim is to enhance the importance of additive manufacturing techniques and to strengthen Swiss industry's future viability and competitiveness. The SAMG represents its members’ interests vis-à-vis the academic and political worlds and in the field of international legislation and standardization.

Our services

  • Providing regular opportunities to share information and experience within the Industry sector.
  • Securing the connection to the national and international research network and providing an overview of current research topics.
  • Providing an overview of current training and development opportunities.
  • Providing an overview and support in the development of training and further education offers in the field of AM.
  • International exchange on research and project partners, standardization bodies and legislation.
  • Evaluations concerning relevant materials (synthetic, metal, ceramic and special materials).
  • Providing an overview of the AM benchmark and strategic partnerships with regard to crossovers from research to industry.

The benefits to you

  • Opportunities to share best practice and experiences in planning, implementation, development and marketing with domain experts.
  • Opportunities to find implementation partners and collaborators and to publicize your services.
  • Access to an overview of relevant information from national and international AM expert committees. In addition, you will receive benefits for continuing education and can help shape AM education and training as well as work as a lecturer yourself.
  • You have access to AM-relevant standards, international legislation and standards bodies and can contribute your expertise in standards development.
  • You are familiar with AM-relevant trade fairs and have the opportunity to participate in Swissmem joint stands at favourable conditions. Through the cooperation with AMX Messe Lucerne, you will receive a stand at preferential conditions.
  • We draw attention to new business areas and industries and help to identify new business opportunities.
«We strengthen the relationship and information network of our members and set up contacts with universities and research institutions.»

Patrick Roth,
President, SAMG

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Last update: 10.07.2019