The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) says that its conference has roughly a 10% increase of attendees year on year.

Moroever, nearly 40% of the attendees for the 2018 conference were first-timers.

Some 51% of the conference attendees had 6 years or more of AM experience, while 9% had more than 20 years of experience.

This story uses material from AMUG, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.