Future Manufacturing

Posted by on Feb 24, 2013 in Manufacturing, Slideshow

Future Manufacturing

Compressed timelines from design to finished product accelerates adoption of new consumer products. There will be less “big manufactured” goods. Specialty manufacturing will take some of that industry away. There will be less manufacturing jobs. If audiologists can print on site and on demand, what happens to the people in the hearing aid factory? Less shipping. Instead of placing the washer in the envelope and sending it, I (or my local hardware store) can print it when I need it. Visit How to 3D Print...

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Mass Customization

Posted by on Feb 23, 2013 in Manufacturing

The 21st century’s industrial revolution is all about high volume manufacturing for customized orders.. With eyewear, traditional manufacturing processes have dictated that companies must make thousands of the exact same frames at once, regardless of whether those frames are particularly well-suited to any one person’s face. By using 3D printing, manufactures can turn that process on its head, which is why it’s worth paying attention to. Visit Custom 3D Printed...

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