Customized Efficiency

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Customized Efficiency

ACAM Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing

The Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing combines the expertise from world-class institutes, research centers and startup companies inside and along the RWTH Aachen Campus.

We offer access to innovative know-how, training and education, process, software and systems engineering as well as customized services covering all aspects of Additive Manufacturing (AM) technologies.


19.06.2017 | Official launch of the world’s largest SLM facility

For their joint project, the Aachen Center for 3D printing, the Aachen University of Applied Sciences and the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT…

ACAM Events

Seminar Program



November 29, 2017
Design for SLM


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discover3Dprinting powered by ACAM at formnext 2017

November 14 to 17, 2017

Together with formnext, ACAM will provide a special seminar during the trade fair.
The discover3Dprinting is for you, if you consider the inclusion of additive manufacturing into your production process, but do struggle to find access to the technology. It will also provide ideal orientation for a successful visit of the exhibition afterwards.

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At the formnext you are more than welcome to visit our stand (3.0-F50). Would you like to schedule a meeting with us during the fair? Please send an email to


The conference materials are available in an exclusive area to all conference participants.

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ACAM Mission

Fraunhofer ILT

Fraunhofer ILT

Direct access for industry members to the AM resources relevant to your needs.
ACAM develops strategic roadmaps and helps you integrate Additive Manufacturing resources into your production environment.


Center for information exchange, joint R&D and targeted training.
By combining the know-how of our expert teams, ACAM assists you in finding the right resources to fulfill your production requirements and provides an integrated range of services along the entire value chain.


ACAM connects the industry and research.
Our Community is growing constantly.
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ACAM Topics


The wide variety of 3D CAD Tools and their complexity challenge the creation process. Together with our research partners, we train your staff to utilize new concepts and strategies for your company.


Since the market constantly demands better products and quicker, more efficient processes, the industry needs continuous improvement in manufacturing. Along with our research partners we can assist you in investigating and evaluating new economical processes.

Process Chains

Optimizing your process chain will reduce wasting potential. We offer consultancy services for all phases of a product’s life cycle.

Business Innovation

By applying innovation in your business strategy, you can not only increase the efficiency and quality of your processes, but also develop better products and services. We will gladly prepare a package of methods to help you achieve these goals.

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3D Model Online Viewer

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