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3D Printing is Dead Long Live 3D Printing 

The premise that “Home 3D Printing Is Killing The Manufacturing Industry” seems laughable now that the world has more than 700 desktop 3D printing companies capable of printing Yoda and approximately zero capable of printing a safe, reusable cup.

Yet far from stalling, additive manufacturing (AM) is taking off. New Boeing 737s contain hundreds of AM parts. Align Technologies, the invisible elephant in the room, produces one hundred thousand 3D prints each day that mold the plastic on consumers’ teeth everywhere. Nearly every week, chatter emerges of the latest titan of industry to explore 3D printing finished goods.

Read more: https://medium.com/@tbenst/3d-printing-is-dead-long-live-3d-printing-cb47538675ed

 

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