With global supply chains disrupted by extensive lockdowns and travel curbs, 3D makers everywhere have stepped into the breach to produce personal protective equipment (PPE) for medical workers as well as ventilator parts and face masks for consumer use.
Qais Sabri and his colleagues at Jordanian startup Eon Dental have taken only a few years to show how Middle Eastern entrepreneurs can level the playing field and compete internationally. The additive manufacturer sells its 3D-printed dental aligners to customers in the US, Germany, Singapore and the Middle East, and is now bringing its expertise to the fight against COVID-19 with 3D-printed medical equipment.
“3D printing has disrupted various markets that require a lot of industrial infrastructure and capital costs. It allows for dynamic and hyperlocal manufacturing across many applications, and that principle allowed us to pivot our 3D printing farms to manufacture spare parts for ventilators as […]
Drones bring great energy to the design and 3D printing realm, with engineers engaged in developing new technology...