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Case Study: How PepsiCo achieved 96% cost savings on tooling with 3D Printing Technology

Case Study: How PepsiCo achieved 96% cost savings on tooling with 3D Printing Technology

Written by Paul

June 8, 2022


Above: PepsiCo food, snack, and beverage product line-up/Source: PepsiCo PepsiCo turned to tooling with 3D printing technology to slash its prototype tooling costs by 96% and cycle times to reap in unprecedented benefits in its manufacturing workflow. It used the best alternative to expensive, time-consuming conventional metal tooling. About PepsiCo PepsiCo is an iconic American multinational food, snack, and beverage brand headquartered in New York. PepsiCo products are consumed more than one billion times per day in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. PepsiCo’s net revenue is expected to exceed $79 billion in 2021, thanks to a complementary beverage and convenience foods portfolio that includes Lay’s, Doritos, Cheetos, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Mountain Dew, Quaker, and SodaStream. PepsiCo’s product portfolio includes a diverse range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including many iconic brands with estimated annual retail sales of more than $1 billion each. The Challenge Above: PepsiCo used 3D printed tooling for drastic cost and time savings/Source: Nexa3D In the consumer goods industry, speed to market is of prime important, as brands strive to develop new bottle and package designs to address ever-changing customer needs and desires. However, traditional metal tooling for bottle blow moulding is an expensive and […]

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