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3D Systems tech enhances production at Nokia, rms Company and GF Precicast

April 09, 2019 / Laura Griffiths

During the Additive Manufacturing User Group conference in Chicago last week, 3D Systems unveiled how three global manufacturers, Nokia, rms Company, and GF Precicast are using its polymer and metal 3D printing technologies to enhance production workflows. Leveraging the company's Figure 4 and DMP platforms, 3D Systems, president and CEO, Vyomesh Joshi said a combination of software, hardware and material solutions are helping users to achieve greater productivity, durability, and repeatability and lower their total cost of operation.
For telecommunications firm, Nokia, the resin-based modular Figure 4 system has been integrated within its factory in a box concept which was first announced last year to demonstrate how manufacturers can stay ahead of the demands of Industry 4.0 through agile production capabilities. The addition of additive manufacturing alongside augmented reality/virtual reality and robotics, powered by Nokia private 4G/5G connectivity, results in a semi-au...