3D printing: a blueprint for the future of manufacturing

MoneyWeek | August 29, 2019

3D printing: a blueprint for the future of manufacturing
Five years ago, 3D printing was a bubble that burst. But now its time has finally come – and its successor technology, 4D printing, is on the horizon, says Matthew Partridge. Investing in new technology tends to follow a set pattern. First you have a period where the technology languishes in obscurity. Next you have an explosion of interest, turning into hype. However, when it becomes clear that the technology will take longer than initially expected to develop and go mainstream, there is a collapse in interest – between 2012 and 2014 shares in companies related to 3D printing soared before falling back over the next two years.

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