Entries by Bert van Loon

Share your vision! The 3D Printing Association continues “I AM 2017” campaign at TCT & Personalize 2016

Last June, 3DPA launched a campaign to invite stakeholders to share their priority agenda for advancement of additive manufacturing in Europe for the coming year(s). The feedback that 3DPA has been receiving since then is helping to shape the future of the association. The campaign continues till after TCT & Personalize 2016, but here is […]

The World of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing – a newcomer’s observations

Two years ago, I became interested in a new phenomenon called ‘3D printing’. Having worked for international trade associations in printing and packaging since the 1990, I noticed that several of my associations’ members had started to explore the potential of 3D printing, both for their own processes and product development, as for commercial market […]

The 3D Printing Association moves to the next level

LEJEUNE Association Management of The Hague (NL) and The 3D Printing Association (UK) have reached agreement on the transfer of the organisation. Previously managed by its founder and membership director Ian Ferguson, the organisation’s ‘intellectual property’ will be carried forward as independent international B2B trade association under a new legal entity with its seat in […]