During this year’s TCT Conference @ Formnext Connect , Jordan Van Flute, Chief Technology Officer at Inovus Medical (Inovus) will share how additive manufacturing has allowed the UK-based medical simulation equipment developer to deliver affordable and highly functional medical training devices.
Here, the CTO speaks to TCT about the company’s journey with 3D printing from a prototyping tool to a means for mass production. Inovus began the way any good start-up story does; in a garage, cobbling together your first prototypes using any tools you can get your hands on and “bumbling away through engineering problems” as Jordan Van Flute, Chief Technology Officer at Inovus recently recalled to TCT. Having forgone any formal engineering training, it’s a career that found him, not the other way around, as the self-proclaimed “natural engineer” had a knack for taking things apart and tinkering. Yet it was that non-traditional background that freed the […]
Above: PepsiCo food, snack, and beverage product line-up/Source: PepsiCo PepsiCo turned to tooling with 3D printing...