Does a desktop <span class=“caps”>3D</span> printer pay off at home?
The broad range of possibilities a 3D printer offers is not clear to most people. This results in the most important question of all: Does a 3D printer at home pay off? The answer to this is “yes”, at least if you believe an American study. The article with the title “Emergence of Home Manufacturing […]Continue reading
3 use cases for <span class=“caps”>3D</span> printers in business
This blog post serves as a strategic guide for companies started their use of additive manufacturing technologies. We both include the use of desktop 3D printers and industrial production techniques with large machines. Top 3 use cases for 3D printers in business For certain applications desktop 3D printers are the cheaper and more efficient option. […]Continue reading
How <span class=“caps”>3D</span> printing will kill mass-production in the long-term
The 3D printing hype in 2015 caused the public and business world to overestimate the progress of additive manufacturing. People were already talking about the end of traditional and industrial mass production. Today, a few years later, everyone understands that these conclusions were premature. Nowadays, additive manufacturing is used as an additional technology for certain […]Continue reading
How to implement strategic change with <span class=“caps”>3D</span> Printing
When implementing strategic change with 3D Printing, companies require a lot of knowledge about the technology as well as their own business. Depending on your needs and resources we have outlined a table below to support your decision making. Each approach has its own advantages and disadvantages, but mostly the result is a combination of […]Continue reading
Are <span class=“caps”>3D</span> Printers good for the environment?
Shortened transport routes and value chains In the long run, will shorten transport routes through regional productions from 3D Printers. As a result, oil consumption will shrink and the environment is spared to some degree. By using 3D Printing, individual components no longer require multiple and long transport routes across the world to a variety […]Continue reading
Trademarks and patent protection at risk from <span class=“caps”>3D</span> printers?
Parallels to the Internet 20 years ago Trademarks and patent protection risk from the 3D printing industry are similar to that from computers 20 years ago. Through the Internet, the music industry had problems to maintain or even increase their sales. This happened because computer in combination with the Internet made the download of music […]Continue reading