RWTH-Aachen, the Fraunhofer Institute and Institut fur Kunststoffverarbeitung have formed a trio to display work in moulding optical components at Fakuma. more

Aug 8, 2017 4:48 PM FAKUMA 2017


Sebastian Hauenstein

Fakuma 2017 is set to celebrate its anniversary year by giving new plastics processing technologies a platform, while keeping core parts of the industry firmly in the spotlight. more

Mar 1, 2017 10:49 AM FAKUMA 2017

Fakuma is bringing the digitisation, electrification and resource conservation trend to European plastics when it opens its doors in October 2017. more

Nov 29, 2016 12:17 PM FAKUMA 2017

EPPM returned from Fakuma with full notebooks, bags full of press kits and business cards and sore feet. But in spite of it being a jam-packed week, the general feeling post-show is a positive one, chiming with the post-show report. more

Oct 21, 2015 10:49 AM industry

Gneuss will be attending its 24th Fakuma as an exhibitor this year and the plastics processing forerunner will be bringing new technologies to the 30 year-old trade show in Friedrichshafen in October. more

Jul 21, 2015 3:02 PM industry

Fakuma 2015 will feature its inaugural Thermoforming Island, while the European plastics processing event has announced the spotlight will be on generative manufacturing technologies for the first time this October. more

May 26, 2015 2:35 PM industry

On the back of modest optimism in the plastics industry in Europe and around the world, Fakuma 2015 has already sold out, with organisers revealing the event's floorspace has been booked up since February. more

Mar 31, 2015 10:43 AM industry

After the noticeable and growing presence of additive manufacturing systems last year, Fakuma is representing 3D printing as an established part of the plastics processing industry at this year's event in Friedrichshafen. more

Feb 6, 2015 12:12 PM industry

Here's to the "best Fakuma ever"

Fakuma first-timer and EPPM Editor Rose Brooke reflects on what has been reported as 'the best ever' outing for the major plastics industry event. more

Oct 24, 2014 1:08 PM editor's blog


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5 ways to enjoy Fakuma out-of-hours

Former EPPM Editor and Fakuma veteran Dave Gray gives his top tips for spending a little Freizeit in and around Freidrichshafen when you are free of the rigours of the day. more

Oct 10, 2014 10:45 AM guest blogs

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