How to ensure you have the skills to make the most of 3D printing
October 31, 2018 / The Engineer
With Additive Manufacturing accelerating at a rapid pace, a persistent theme for engineering and manufacturing companies is the demand for upskilling and training in order to fully optimise the use of the technology. Matthias Gukelberger, Vice President and Head of Services EMEA, Stratasys discusses the skills issues faced by today’s engineers and manufacturers, and more importantly, how these can be overcome.
Additive manufacturing, like any recent technological advancement, requires a certain amount of technical knowledge and expertise. In the 2018 State of 3D Printing study by Sculpteo, 93% of companies using 3D printing said the technology gave them a competitive advantage, including reducing time-to-market and supporting shorter production runs.