As the global supply chain is focusing on transitioning for better agility, large-format 3D printing from BigRep offers a few interesting ways to integrate advanced manufacturing throughout operations. We often hear about how 3D printing is changing the shape of the traditional supply chain, and these conversations are only becoming more prevalent following successes using these technologies to address pandemic-driven immediate needs since the early part of 2020.
The benefits for bringing 3D printing into operations are becoming ever more apparent: localized production capabilities, stop-gap supply chain solutions, capability for low-volume end-use manufacturing. But what does that actually look like in practice — and how could large-format 3D printing expand not only build volumes but business opportunities? Frank Marangell, the President of BigRep America and CBO of BigRep GmbH, offers insights into some applications where […]
Above: PepsiCo food, snack, and beverage product line-up/Source: PepsiCo PepsiCo turned to tooling with 3D printing...