Welcome to the
Metal Forming Knowledge Day 2021

The steel and metal processing industry supplies innovative products for a wide range of different applications. GOM sets international standards in optical 3D metrology. The Metal Forming Knowledge Day brings together specialists from the metal processing industry and experts in optical metrology in a free one-day online-event.

Why you should attend

Take the opportunity for an individual exchange of ideas

Industrial meeting platform – The Metal Forming Knowledge Day offers a platform for the exchange of user knowledge from the field of metal forming and optical metrology.

Experience various optical metrology products

Presentations – Two presentation blocks are planned for a first introduction to optical metrology and for advanced applications, such as the virtual clamping of parts.

Profit from the user knowledge of well-known representatives of the metal industry

Knowledge Tracks – Practical applications, such as real-time trend analyses or the use of optical metrology in toolmaking, are imparted in four Knowledge Tracks.

Meet experts from the metal forming industry and optical metrology specialists

Expert talks – Communication islands offer the opportunity to get to know the functions and features of the GOM software or new developments in 3D metrology based on examples from daily practice.

Take part

In worldwide knowledge forums on 3D metrology in metal forming, the GOM network, together with users from well-known companies, shares process and metrology expertise throughout Asia and America.

Be part of a global event

Strengths of optical 3D metrology in forming processes

In forming process chains, 3D metrology supports and accelerates almost all areas: from determining material behavior via toolmaking up to production control and trend analyses during series production.

Materials engineering

  • Determination of material properties
  • Full-field 3D forming analysis
  • Optimization of simulation processes


  • CNC milling on STL measuring data
  • Targeted tool corrections
  • Motion analysis of machines


  • Inspection of geometry and material thickness
  • Visualization of surface defects
  • Automated series inspection

GOM develops, produces and distributes software, machines and systems for 3D coordinate measuring technology and 3D testing based on latest research results and innovative technologies. With more than 60 sites and more than 1,000 metrology specialists, GOM guarantees professional advice as well as support and service. More than 14,000 system installations improve the product quality and manufacturing processes in the automotive, aerospace and consumer goods industries.



Big Zero Technology is a company specialized in non-contact 3D measurement technology. Its core focus is providing all type of diversified non-contact solutions to the Indian market, which is now seeing one of the fastest growths in the automotive, aerospace and electronics segments. With its headquarters in Pune, Big Zero Technology has offices across different cities in India such as Gurgaon, Chennai and Bengaluru. Established in July 2018, Big Zero Technology has now more than 15 specialists who are supporting customers across India. Since January 2019, Big Zero Technology has been associated with GOM for sales and support of their different solutions.