GE Aviation bets on 3D-printing to overcome trade barriers.
3-D Printing has the potential to significantly impact the military's supply chain: it can significantly reduce their costs, lead times, and inventory levels. Some even say that as the technology improves, it will disrupt the Military-Industrial complex.
Ever thought the aircraft industry is at its peak and has become somewhat boring? Airbus is trying to prove us wrong. It has started on a path towards digitization by appointing a native Google CTO and creating a Digital Accelerator. 3D printing for higher flexibility, connected aircraft for on-point responsiveness and continuous tracking of supplier relationships are only some of the ideas they have for the future supply chain.
As it prepares to roll out its newest aircraft models, The Boeing Company is investing heavily in new technologies and supply chain innovation.
3D printing or “additive manufacturing” is positioned to revolutionize the face of medical device manufacturing and could be a great opportunity or a significant disruptive threat, depending on how they respond.
GSK needs to carefully evaluate incorporating 3D printing in its supply chain before disrupters steal its market share.
Adidas is introducing 'Speedfactories' enabled by Additive Manufacturing to shorten its supply chain process and time to market.
NIA Tech's additive manufacturing technology, 3D PrintAbility, is increasing access to prosthetic limbs and other mobility devices in developing countries by disrupting the supply chain of prosthetic limb production.
Daimler Trucks rolled out on-demand 3D-printed spare parts service as a first step towards its long-term ambition to print trucks in the full-scale manufacturing process. What are the benefits and risks of 3D printing?
The International Space Station is disrupting manufacturing, using 3D printing to create the first floating manufacturing facility.