HyProCell was featured at the 19th General Assembly meeting of the AM Platform that took place on June 14th 2017 in . The event was supported by Swissmem-SAMG, Manufuture-NTN and the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences while was hosted by MAN Diesel & Turbo.
Dr Stephane Abed, the managing director of Poly-Shape, presented at the event the goals, approach and initial achievements of HyProCell. In particular, he explained how the project develops and demonstrates the new concept of multiprocess production cell, featuring both additive and subtractive manufacturing connected over ICT platforms. He also gave an overview of how the concept is being implemented at industrial level, including a pilot addressing turbomachinery, in order to validate it in real settings, manufacturing real parts and measure the benefits.
The meeting provided an opportunity for HyProCell to get an overview of the Swiss AM platforms and company activities including MAN Diesel and Turbo who offered a tour of their facilities, an update on standardization activities by Siemens and establish links with Link with other projects and associations.