Applying Large Scale 3D Printing and Digital Twin Technologies to the Factory Floor



Date: Thursday, April 23, 2020
Time: 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time
Duration: 1 hour

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There is a growing desire for even more customization to improve performance and efficiency in the dynamic industry of robotics and factory automation.

MX3D and Altair demonstrate how to apply large-scale 3D metal printing to customize manufacturing equipment and increase productivity.

Showcasing the use of Digital Twin Technology to drive system understanding for better design, higher operational efficiency and reduced implementation risks attendees will learn:

  • How to identify high-value parts and value drivers for additive manufacturing
  • How to get started with large scale 3D metal printing
  • How virtual development methods help to realize complex individual products of batch size1 and make them profitable

Thomas Van Glabeke
R&D Engineer and Business Developer

Thomas Van Glabeke has a MS in Design Engineering from Ghent University. He worked as a Project Manager at Joris Laarman Lab, exploring state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques and software technologies. Currently, he works as a R&D Engineer and Business Developer for MX3D, a large-scale 3D metal printing company. Thomas has a great passion for additive manufacturing and showcasing it’s capabilities through various projects such as the MX3D Robot Arm and MX3D’s Arc Bike II.

Christian Kehrer
Business Development Manager

Kristian Kehrer studied mechanical engineering in the field of automotive engineering at the TU Dresden. He worked until 2009 at the BMW Group as a specialist for system simulation in the area of energy-related vehicle evaluation. Until 2017, he was the head of sales for system simulation solutions at (ESI) ITI GmbH until 2017. He is currently the Business Development Manager for system simulation and related applications at innovation projects of Altair's customers.

Mirko Bromberger
Director Marketing Strategy

Mirko Bromberger studied product engineering in Furtwangen and Groningen (NL). He joined Altair Engineering in 2004 as an Application Engineer and supported customers from various industries in the introduction of simulation-driven development processes. After holding various positions in consulting, sales and marketing, he has been responsible for global campaigns as Director Marketing Strategy since 2019.