17 February 1992 Creation of the association (3 members)
2 and 3 June 1992 1st European Rapid Prototyping Conference
24 May 1993 Restructuring of the association, creation of committees
25 and 26 May 1993 2nd European Rapid Prototyping Conference
March 1994 Participation in MICAD 94
5 and 6 October 1994 3rd European Rapid Prototyping Conference
March 1995 Publication with ADIT of a reference book on rapid prototyping: Vigie Prototypage Rapide
March 1995 Participation in MICAD 95
September 1995 38 members 4 and 5 October 1995 4th European Rapid Prototyping Conference and launch of Vigie Prototypage Rapide, an information periodical on rapid prototyping produced with ADIT.
February 1996 Participation in MICAD 96
February 1996 Participation in the Références operation of the Ministry of Industry
October 1996 5th European Rapid Prototyping Conference
October 1996 1st edition of the AFPR Rapid Prototyping Directory
March 1997 participation in MICAD 97
December 1997 6th European Rapid Prototyping Conference
March 1998 participation in MICAD 98
March 1998 participation in Mold Expo 98
November 1998 7th European Rapid Prototyping Conference
March 2000 participation in MICAD 2000
3rd and 4th May 2000 8th European Rapid Prototyping Conference
March 2001 participation in MICAD 2001
7 and 8 June 2001 EURO RP’2001 combines the 9th European Rapid Prototyping Conference and the 10th European Conference on Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing.
June 2001 launch of the community site www.rp2community.com March 2002 participation in the Technical Day of the GMP department of the Limousin IUT; CAD/CAM and Prototyping in the field of rapid tooling for plastic moulding.
March 2002 participation in MICAD 2002.
April 2003 participation in MICAD 2003.
June 2003 participation in VirtuReaL, the International Rapid Product Development (RPD) meeting for the plastics industry.
October 2003 participation in the Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing Forum organised by Harbour.
April 2004 participation in MICAD 2004.
September 2004 10th European Rapid Prototyping Conference
December 2004 participation in the technical day organised in Alençon by ISMO and Mecaniplast, in collaboration with CTN, CFAI and U.I. April 2005 AFPR is a partner of MICAD 2005 and organises conferences on Rapid Product Development, Rapid Tooling and Rapid Manufacturing.
October 2005 11th European Conference on Rapid Prototyping & Manufacturing
June 2006 participation in the technical day on Rapid Manufacturing of parts from metal powders, organised in Belfort by Lermps-UTBM
September 2006 participation in the technical day “Rapid Manufacturing: “Challenges and Innovation”, organised as part of the European Summer Universities in St Etienne, organised by the ENISE.
February 2007 presentation of additive manufacturing technologies and their applications in the field of architecture at the IMAGINA congress in Monaco.
June 2007 presentation of additive manufacturing technologies and their applications to the managers of the Craft Industry Innovation Poles.
June 2007 participation in the National Days of the CLP which had for theme the Generation of forms by laser – removal and addition of material.
March 2008 12th European Conference on Rapid Prototyping & Manufacturing March 2008 co-organisation with Exposium of a conference on direct manufacturing as part of the conferences at the Industrie 2008 exhibition in Paris
November 2008 presentation of additive manufacturing technologies and their applications during the MIDEST conferences.
December 2008 participation in the Technical Day “The take-off of rapid manufacturing” organised by PEP in Oyonnax.
June 2009 participation in the International Business Day organised as part of the 4 hours of Le Mans
June 2009 14th European Conference on Rapid Prototyping & Manufacturing
September 2009 participation in the European Summer Universities in St Etienne, organised by ENISE.
September 2009 co-organisation with Enise, Cetim, ViaMéca and EMC2 of a Day on the Standardisation of Additive Manufacturing.
October 2009 participation in the “Additive Manufacturing Standardisation” day of the RM PLateform held in Portugal
October 2009 participation in the VRAP congress (Portugal)
May 2020: State of play of Additive Manufacturing in France at the Academy of Sciences of the Institut de France
June 2020: Animation of the “Metal Additive Manufacturing” Users’ Round Table Additiv Digital
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