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.
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