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Ultrafuse® PLA Tough: The Ultimate Functional PLA

In a market filled with high-speed filaments, speed alone solves only part of the equation. That's why we introduced Ultrafuse® PLA Tough, a filament that transcends speed to…

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AM I Navigator

This past November at Formnext, we introduced the AM I Navigator in collaboration with Siemens Industry, DyeMansion, EOS, and HP 3D Printing.

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Making Customers More Agile and Flexible with the Right 3D Printing Solution

How Valiant TMS slashed lead time and cost for a difficult to source end-use elastomeric automotive component.

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Reducing Operational Downtime by Utilizing Ultrafuse® PLA Tough Designed for High-Speed 3D Printing

Developing innovative materials and processes to provide workable solutions to help our customers

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Update: Forward AM’s Filament Materials Deliver on Both Performance and Sustainability

We not only have sustainable Ultrafuse® materials but also support other initiatives to be more sustainable. Find out more!

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Company Voices on Sustainability Vol. 3

The Innovative Development of Sustainable Products: Shaping the Future of Recycled Spools and Recycled Filaments with Paul Schepers

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Company Voices on Sustainability Vol. 2

Studying the Impact of the 3D Printing Industry: Ultrasim® 3D sustainability analysis with Marius Haefele

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No Time to Spare for a Spare Part: Ultrafuse® PLA and FFF to the Rescue

At Forward AM, we not only provide our customers with innovative solutions, occasionally we also find creative ways to help ourselves.

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BASF Forward AM Renews Commitment to Understanding and Addressing the Impact of Additive Manufacturing on the Environment

Discover how Forward AM commits to understand and address the impact of Additive Manufacturing on the environment

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The Victoria Hand Project Expands Prosthetics Access in Ukraine

With amputees in war-torn Ukraine nearing half million, the Canadian non-profit organization Victoria Hand Project (VHP) is combining innovative materials from BASF Forward…

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ISO 14001 Certification for BASF Forward AM

BASF Forward AM is proud to have been awarded an ISO 14001 Certification.

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Company Voices on Sustainability Vol. 1

Educating and Encouraging Our Team to Make Responsible Choices: Cycling to Work with Tim Ahnsorge

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How 3D printing is accelerating lead times for end-of-arm tooling

In this article we explore how soft tooling 3D printing works and how it can enhance end-of-arm tooling as well as other applications. We use examples and case studies from…

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A Conversation about Carbon Compensation

BASF Forward AM has launched a Carbon Compensation program as part of #ProjectZero. Let's learn more about this new program.

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How to Scale Manufacturing with ESD-safe 3D Printing?

Addressing the risks and challenges of electrostatic discharge in manufacturing thanks to innovative 3D printing materials.

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Driving Innovative Concepts Forward to Create a More Sustainable Future

BASF is breaking new ground through their partnership with Citroën to create a new fully electric car concept

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A conversation with 2022 Innovation Award Winner Archytas Automation

With a mission to provide customers with affordable automated solutions through Additive Manufacturing, Archytas strives to increase safety, expand capacity and grow profits…

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Additive Manufacturing Gets Cars into Showrooms

Late into the development process of its 2022 full-size SUV, General Motors added a spoiler closeout seal to improve aerodynamics and increase fuel-efficiency.

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5-Year Anniversary Interview – Martin Back and Stefan Josupeit

We celebrate our birthday, read the 5-Year Anniversary Interview with Martin Back and Stefan Josupeit.

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Formnext 2022: Highlighting Sustainability and New Materials with Innovative Hands-on Displays

Our 135-square meter Formnext booth will be filled with interactive features and product highlights along with the opportunity to participate in engaging and informative…

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3D printing and spare parts: Discussion on the environmental benefits

Sylvain Haasser (Head of Alternative Solutions at Groupe SEB), Pierre-Jacques Lyon (Co-founder & CEO of Marklix), and Nicolas Mathian (Head of Sustainability at BASF 3D…

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The new Zortrax Inspire 2

Zortrax Launches New Refined Resin 3D Printing & Post-Processing System

Discover the truly powerful Zortax trio that has joined the ranks of premier Additive Manufacturing - Zortrax Inkspire 2, the Zortrax Cleaning Station and Zortrax Curing…

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Meet Martin Back – Forward AM’s new Managing Director

Meet our new Managing Director Martin Back and discover his vision for Forward AM

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Biocompatibility for Ultrafuse® Filaments

With the help of 3D Additive Manufacturing the Olympic dream of an athlete was kept alive. Discover the story now!

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Startups, Apply to the Forward AM Innovation Award 2022

Innovation Award 2022 – Apply now

This year is the second edition of the Forward AM Innovation Award, the global contest for startups using Additive Manufacturing.

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Additive Manufacturing Keeps Olympia Dream Alive

With the help of 3D Additive Manufacturing the Olympic dream of an athlete was kept alive. Discover the story now!

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Stronger Together: DREIGEIST and Forward AM

Stronger Together - Discover what our partnership with DREIGEIST is all about

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Discover the Extensive Metal Filament World of Forward AM

Metal 3D printing is a great asset. Discover now all the great benefits that Forward AM has to offer within the metal world.

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How Ultrasint® TPU Enables a Recycling Stream

Discover how Ultrasint® TPU can be sustainable within the production process and beyond.

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Accuracy Put to the Test – Evaluation Study of the Ultracur3D® DM 2505

Precise parts are essential in various industries, especially in the dental sector. We put the Accuracy of our Ultracur3D®DM 2505 to the test.

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Discover how Sustainable our Filament Business Line really Is

We not only have sustainable Ultrafuse® materials but also support other initiatives to be more sustainable. Find out more!

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Design Prototyping Made Easy: Get to Know the Protowhite Rigid Resin co-launched with Phrozen!

Discover the new resin specifically tailored to the requirements of Phrozen 3D printers from Forward AM and Phrozen!

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For a more Sustainable Tomorrow – What Additive Manufacturing Brings to the Table

Circular economy, biodegradability, recyclability – these are just some of the terms being used when talking about sustainability. With climate change being the biggest…

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Creating chemistry for a sustainable future

Sustainability is the biggest challenge of our time – and BASF has set itself ambitious commitments and pursues numerous initiatives to tackle this challenge. One important…

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Building a Sustainable Future – Forward AM Initiatives

Additive Manufacturing holds tremendous potential to advance sustainability in comparison to traditional manufacturing – such as on-demand and on-site production, reduced…

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Food-Safe 3D Printing Applications – Forward AM and Strong Partners Pave the Way

Human health and safety are at the top of the list when it comes to applications that are in contact with food, so it must be ensured that they are not toxic or could…

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New Printing Profiles for Our Filaments Now Available

Discover our brandnew 3D printing profiles for different printer brands to provide the best possible information for our material

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XStrand glass fiber filled filaments meet BASF Forward AM standards

Are you looking for a strong yet flexible material? Does an outstanding non-slip soft material suits to your needs? And what do you think of outstanding abrasion resistance?

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