Specialist for Technology and Research at VDMA, Frankfurt
Rainer Gebhardt is since 2012 specialist for Technology and Research at VDMA and responsible for the working group Additive Manufacturing. He works on interlinking producers and users in all fields for know-how transfer and the prioritization of further steps toward the introduction of the new procedures in the industry.
After studying mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Darmstadt in 1990 he became active in the printing industry as a developer at MAN Roland printing machines. Before starting at VDMA he was responsible for "new technologies" at manroland sheetfed manufacturing and dealt with topics such as digital printing technology and process optimization for print production.