The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) returned in September 2022 after a hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The event served as a platform for production technology developers to showcase their latest products while providing attendees networking opportunities.
In 3D printing, notable moves were made by companies like Nikon and 3D Systems; researchers also unveiled technological breakthroughs that hold potential for future manufacturing opportunities.
Construction 3D printing also made progress, not only in laboratory settings but also in practical applications. One noteworthy development mentioned is the UK’s largest-ever 3D-printed infrastructure.