3 Experts Show How 3D Printing is Changing the Face of Manufacturing

Engineering.com | March 05, 2019

3 Experts Show How 3D Printing is Changing the Face of Manufacturing
The annual RAPID + TCT is the must-attend event in the additive manufacturing (AM) industry. The show grows larger each year, with more exhibitors showcasing advanced 3D printing equipment, materials, and applications.
In addition to the show floor, trade shows and conferences like RAPID + TCT are a great place to network and learn about the ideas and innovation happening in the industry. RAPID + TCT 2019 will feature three keynote presentations unveiling new ideas about additive manufacturing innovation in a variety of industries.

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Manufacturing drives the economies of developed and emerging countries. In fact, manufacturing contributes 16% of global gross domestic product and 14% of global employment. Within the manufacturing industry, there are many sectors and subsectors. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) breaks down the manufacturing industry into 21 different sectors. Each sector has its own unique set of challenges. Some segments rely more heavily on innovation, whereas others focus on new markets and faster time-to-market. However, they all have one thing in common: Their products must be profitable to stay in business.

Spotlight

Manufacturing drives the economies of developed and emerging countries. In fact, manufacturing contributes 16% of global gross domestic product and 14% of global employment. Within the manufacturing industry, there are many sectors and subsectors. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) breaks down the manufacturing industry into 21 different sectors. Each sector has its own unique set of challenges. Some segments rely more heavily on innovation, whereas others focus on new markets and faster time-to-market. However, they all have one thing in common: Their products must be profitable to stay in business.

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