When people think of 3D printers, they usually have images of plastic products. Rightly so, because most 3D printers turn powdered plastic into new objects. But there are also extremely tough 3D printers. Ones that work with metal. The latest and the best such metal printers can be seen at the METAV trade fair in Düsseldorf.
New catchwords keep turning up in the commercial world. And after a while these catchwords – such as “just in time” or “e-commerce” – transform the world in which we live and work. Industry 4.0 is another such trend, which has the potential to fundamentally change the world in which we work. At the specialist trade fair METAV in Düsseldorf, you can now see the extent to which this Industry 4.0 has already arrived in the real world.