From lower waste to local production, 3D printing boasts some significant environmentally friendly attributes. Let’s look at how your business can go green with additive manufacturing.
Whether you’re in manufacturing or industrial design, aerospace or healthcare, adding 3D printing to your business can be a step in the right direction when it comes to environmental sensitivity and sustainable practices, such as reducing your carbon footprint, creating less waste, and using less energy and fewer raw materials.
One advantage 3D printing (or additive manufacturing) has when it comes to sustainability is that all sorts of parts, whether they’re models, prototypes, tools, molds, or final products, are made by adding material instead of subtracting it and producing waste.
Above: PepsiCo food, snack, and beverage product line-up/Source: PepsiCo PepsiCo turned to tooling with 3D printing...