President Perspectives — Manufacturing

How 3D Printing will Change Manufacturing

How 3D Printing will Change Manufacturing

Industrial 3D Printing is at a tipping point , moving beyond its roots of rapid prototyping, tooling and toys. Now known as additive manufacturing, parts are manufactured for larger batches of customized production. Will 3D printing be able to replace conventional manufacturing? We think it will as the technology continues to grow and consumers, businesses and governments embrace the idea of mass customization mixed with mass production. Sales of Industrial Grade 3D printers are rapidly increasing There have been rapid increases in sales of industrial grade 3D printing machines. In 2014, companies like GE invested in the technology for rapid prototyping...

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