Welcome to Formnext + PM South China

9 – 11 September 2020 Shenzhen, China More information

Explore endless possibilities.

Formnext + PM South China will hold its inaugural edition during 9 – 11 September 2020 in the brand-new Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center.


Anticipated to welcome over 10,000 visitors and host more than 200 exhibitors from around the world across approximately 20,000 sqm of exhibition space, Formnext + PM South China will bring a brand new experience to China’s manufacturing industry, covering an array of advanced technology, equipment and products under the categories of materials, powder metallurgy, additive manufacturing, design, software and processing technologies.

Mr Zhang Bocheng, Business Development Manager, Siemens Ltd (China)

“Siemens has been exhibiting at Formnext in Frankfurt since 2016 and the fair continues to be an effective promotional platform and marketing tool for our company. When Formnext decided to come to China, we confirmed our participation without hesitation and look forward to fulfilling fairgoer’s expectations and sourcing needs.”



Ms Kim Francois, Corporate Business Development Director
As manufacturers increasingly recognize the economic advantages of Additive Manufacturing and are preparing for full-scale 3D printing runs, there is renewed momentum and excitement in our industry. Formnext has firmly established itself as the annual gathering for this industry’s leading players and Formnext’s expansion to China in 2020 - coinciding with Materialise’s 30th anniversary - is a testament not only to the maturity and further growth potential of the technology. It also underlines the country’s firm resolution to become a global leader in the manufacturing of high-value products and services through advanced manufacturing capabilities, as part of its Made in China 2025 plans.

Xi’an Bright Laser Technologies Ltd

Mr Jia Xin, Deputy General Manager
BLT first participated at Formnext, Frankfurt in 2016. Since then, we gradually expanded our booth size and gained ample international exposure. Formnext has provided us an effective platform to display our products and network with industry experts on a global scale. Metal 3D printing is one of the most important technologies for Shenzhen manufacturers, we look forward to the inaugural edition of Formnext + PM South China and share our latest metal additive manufacturing solutions to fairgoers within the region.

Siemens Ltd (China)

Mr Zhang Bocheng, Business Development Manager
Siemens has been exhibiting at Formnext in Frankfurt since 2016, and the fair continues to be an effective promotional platform and marketing tool for our company. When Formnext decided to come to China, we confirmed our participation without hesitation, and look forward to fulfilling fairgoers’ expectations and sourcing needs.

3DCERAM (China)

Mr Ma Tao, General Manager
“Over the years, Formnext has proven to be an effective tool for the 3D industry and expedited communications between an array of manufacturing firms and solutions providers in Europe. With the growing advancements in AM and PM technologies in China, I am confident Formnext +PM South China will offer new manufacturing insights to the region.”

Guangzhou HeyGears Intelligent Manufacturing Center Co., Ltd

Director of Innovation Center, Mr Vincent Yang
We are also a frequenter of Formnext. We can alaways see the latest achievements of 3D printing industry by attending Formnext. We hope that Formnext + PM South China can serve as a bridge between 3D printing industry and traditional industry

Avimetal Powder Metallurgy Technology Co Ltd

Mr Zhang Guojun, Deputy General Manager
“Formnext and PM China are two of the most effective regional marketing tools for our brand. Based on the expertise from the successful annual fairs held in Germany and China, the debut of Formnext + PM South China in 2020 without a doubt be a huge success and will offer new sourcing experiences to the region’s manufacturing sector.”

Guangdong Hanbang 3D Tech Co Ltd

Mr Zhu Haowei, Sales Director
“Hosted by two of the world’s leading industry fair organisers from Germany and China, and held in Shenzhen, China’s largest manufacturing hub for applied 3D technologies, Formnext + PM South China is set to be one of the most anticipated industry events in 2020. We look forward to showcase our latest AM mould making, medical and dental solutions to the world.”

Qingdao Greenlong Machinery Co Ltd

Mr Chen Dongjian, General Manager
“We are delighted to learn that both Formnext and PM China organisers have joined forces to host the inaugural Formnext + PM South China in Shenzhen. Confident with the expertise offered by both German and Chinese fair organisers, I believe the fair will enhance knowledge exchange and help drive the development of AM and PM industries to newer heights.”

China Iron & Steel Research Institute Group

Mrs Chen Hongxia, Deputy Chief Engineer
“South China is one of the most world’s important manufacturing hubs and powder metallurgy technology markets in the region. Combining the successful experience from Formnext and PM China, we are optimistic Formnext + PM South China, held next fall in Shenzhen will without a doubt be a huge success and benefit the region’s manufacturing industry.”

Shenzhen International MIM & Additive Manufacturing Technology Summit offers the latest market intelligence and possibilities


Held alongside the press conference was the Shenzhen International MIM & Additive Manufacturing Technology Summit, arranged by the organisers of Formnext + PM South China and the China Powder Metallurgy Alliance (CPMA). A total of 12 presentations were conducted and two round table meetings were held, with over 350 attendees. The summit invited numerous domestic and international industry leaders and manufacturing experts to share their experiences and visions on some of the most innovative applications and solutions for additive manufacturing, powder metallurgy and advanced ceramics.

The aim of the summit was to identify the technical needs during the production process for the automobile, home appliance and communication industries, while facilitating the development and popularity of additive manufacturing technologies and advanced materials in the Chinese market.

Topics and Speakers

Low-cost Production Processes of Metal Powder for 3D Printing and MIM


Implementing automotive parts additive manufacturing processes with industry  4.0 technologies and solutions


Additive Manufacturing through Whole Product Life Cycle- From 3D Printing to Digital Manufacturing


BASF to facilitate automotive industry production


Industrial application of open source additive manufacturing in automotive industry


Case studies and analysis on metal 3D printing for automotive and 3C industries


Connecting with Industry 4.0: How can traditional manufacturers incorporate 3D printing technologies

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3D Printing application in Consumer Electronics


Research and application of titanium alloy with MIM technologies


Understanding how metal additive manufacturing technologies aid the design and development of automotive components


Development of Selective Laser Melting Technology for Qualified Serial Production


What are the opportunities for MIM products in the 5G era?


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