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Manufacturing Companies Convinced Of 3D Printing, But Struggle To Get It Right

Manufacturing Companies Convinced Of 3D Printing, But Struggle To Get It Right

A survey by Materialise, a global leader in 3D printing solutions, revealed that manufacturing companies are familiar with the unique benefits of 3D printing but face challenges as they onboard the technology and scale up to volume production.

According to the survey, companies recognise 3D printing as a leading manufacturing trend and are taking a more strategic look at using 3D printing to produce final products. However, the lack of a skilled workforce and the expertise to integrate 3D printing with existing production processes may slow down future adoption.

In recent years, the 3D printing industry has focused on convincing companies of the unique benefits of 3D printing. This focus on “why?” will now shift to “how?” as manufacturers are familiar with the benefits but lack the knowledge and expertise to successfully adopt and scale up the technology.

“Years long supply chain disruptions have made companies reevaluate their offshore production strategies and prioritise local manufacturing closer to demand,” says Fried Vancraen, CEO of Materialise.

“The severity of these disruptions has also prompted governments to invest in programs aimed at modernising and nearshoring their production capacity. Digital manufacturing technologies like 3D printing can support these efforts by enabling more resilient supply chains and offering significant time and cost advantages. As companies increasingly turn to these technologies, the 3D printing industry will have to make additional efforts to address the challenges they encounter, including training and workforce development, identifying new business models, and easier-to-use software and hardware.”


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