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3D Printing News And 3D Printing Disruptions – When Will It End?

In an interesting study by Accenture, the disruptive effects of 3D Printing are actually being monetized. According to Cisco Systems Inc., there is an estimated $14.4 trillion in “digital disruption dollars” up for grabs between now and 2022. This makes

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3D Printing And Logistics – Where Is The Disruption?

According to our fiends ant Ernst And Young, 3D Printing is affecting all industries in different ways; The logistics sector, however, is experiencing particular disruption. The impacts are two-way: manufacturers will be able to 3D print products closer to their

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3D Printing Disrupting Manufacturing

According to a PWC study, more than two-thirds of US manufacturers are using 3D printing in some way—chiefly in prototyping. 71.1% of US manufacturers are applying 3D printing technology in some way, up slightly from 67% in 2014. But, when

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3D Printing Business Course Celebrates It’s Third Year

The largest 3D Printing Online Business course, the 3D Printing MBA is celebrating it’s third year educating entrepreneurs and enthusiasts on the business side of 3D Printing. When we spoke with the founders, they told us “3D Printing technology is

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3D Printing Industry Shakeup – 90% Of 3D Printing Businesses Fail

This is better than the Small Business Administration’s statistics that 90% of all business opened each year will not be in business within one year. But we have found, sitting at at the helm of the industry is that 3D

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3D Printing Trade Association Quotes The 3D Printing Book

From “How to 3D Print Money” 3D Myths This chapter looks at the myths of 3D printing. Radio was criticized when it began. TV was seen as the “work of the devil.” The Internet was referred to as “snake oil.”

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3D Printing Trade Association – 3D Printing Predictions For 2017

According to Gordon Styles, founder and president of Star Prototype. “My biggest single prediction for 3D printing in 2017 is regarding the launch of the Hewlett Packard Jet Fusion 3D 4200. Since the late ‘80s and ‘90s, when SLS, LOM,

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3D Printing Trade Association Looks At The 3 Faster Growing 3D Printing Segments

AUTOMOTIVE According to Chetan Mohan, a lead analyst at Technavio for computing devices research, the automotive segment “is the largest end-user for the 3D printers market, due to the shift within the sector towards the highly customizable 3D printing manufacturing

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3D Printing Trade Association News – New 3D Printing Center To Open

German industrial group Thyssenkrupp plans to open its own 3D printing center this year to manufacture products for its customers. As well as producing steel, submarines and elevators, Thyssenkrupp supplies thousands of tonnes of metal and plastic products and provides

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3D Printing Trade Association Discusses 3D Printing Branding

There are two hitchhikers on the road. One is holding a sign that says “Denver.” The other one is holding a sign that says “Denver, so I can meet my mom for dinner.” The second hitchhiker is more likely to

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