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BMW Group plans Additive Manufacturing Campus

The BMW Group is to invest more than EUR 10 million in a new Additive Manufacturing Campus to be located in Oberschleissheim.

16th April 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Munich

Transport/​Aerospace

Thanks to its tremendous scope for the rapid manufacture of quality parts of almost any geometry, additive manufacturing has been in use in the construction of concept cars at the BMW Group since 1991. Components are realised purely using digital data, eliminating the need for classic tools such as press tools and injection moulds. At present, the technology is most commonly used for small production runs of customised and often highly complex components.

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