3D printers are the most exciting thing in manufacturing at the moment. They can make things which conventional manufacturing techniques find hard and expensive to make. Big manufacturing companies see the disruption potential of 3D printing and are investing heavily in the technology.
3D printing is an additive process that adds layer upon layer of material to make a part that is designed on a computer. You can either design your own part or download designs that are available online. 3D printing can be a fun hobby or serious work. Individuals and small businesses can now buy 3D printers easily from online retailers.
They generally cost a few hundred dollars or even a few thousand. It all depends on what kind of printer you choose. Cyber Monday is an excellent time to purchase your new 3D printer as you can get some serious discounts on popular 3D printer models. […]
Above: PepsiCo food, snack, and beverage product line-up/Source: PepsiCo PepsiCo turned to tooling with 3D printing...