Industrial-scale additive manufacturing: challenges and potential

Additive manufacturing is one of the most promising opportunities associated with Industry 4.0, the much-discussed fourth generation of manufacturing that will be dominated by intelligent automation,……

Generative design exploits additive manufacturing processes

Additive manufacturing is about to become even more critical to manufacturers in highly competitive industries thanks to a relatively new design capability called generative design.

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Additive manufacturing technology transforms product development

Imagine you head the aircraft intermediate maintenance department and are responsible for the readiness of jet fighter planes on a United States Navy aircraft carrier in the Indian Ocean. Your ship’s……

Top Thought Leadership topics of 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, we wanted to take some time to reflect on what our Thought Leadership blog has accomplished since its launch in April. We’ve been able to highlight some of the great work ou……

How additive manufacturing will disrupt design and production

Additive manufacturing could bring major disruptions to processes for product design, analysis, manufacturing and distribution that have been in place for years or even decades. It’s a disruptive tec……

Additive manufacturing as a global disruptive technology

Additive manufacturing has the potential to completely upend entire product design, analysis, manufacturing and distribution processes. It also has the potential to transform people’s lives. Look no ……

Why additive manufacturing will disrupt entire industries

A little girl named Emma was born as a normal child. But around her first birthday, her parents and doctors noticed that she didn’t have the strength to lift her arms. This had a tremendous impact on……