The rise of additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, has transformed numerous industries across the globe. Healthcare in particular has the potential for disruption, as 3D printing has, and will continue to, provide new areas of cost savings, efficiency, and convenience across the medical industry.
A look into startup Relativity Space and its use of 3D printing for the development of space-bound rockets.
3D printing is reshaping the way that the aerospace industry develops and produces aircraft. Bell Helicopters is turning additive manufacturing into a competitive advantage within the world of rotary wing aerospace.
How Hershey is using additive manufacturing to customize chocolate production
Additive manufacturing enabled soft robotics – Robots exploring the depths of our oceans or performing life-saving surgery: Near-time reality or vision of a far-off future?
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Additive manufacturing is threatening to change the competitive landscape of the multi-billion dollar spare part market. Will current players be able to embrace 3D printing as a new opportunity, or are new competitors set to outcompete traditional manufacturers?
Additive manufacturing improves access to housing
3D printing seems to be a natural fit for construction. It can potentially fix some of the most burning operational problems in the industry. But attempts to approach the trend are rather clumsy so far…
Additive manufacturing has already begun to revolutionize NASA’s R&D processes, but, despite its innovation potential, NASA must be wary of its application beyond developmental processes.