It seems hard to believe that the first-ever 3D printer was created way back in 1983. In the intervening years, technology has clearly evolved, and new developments are announced almost daily. The truth is, the 3D printing industry already looks very different from the way it did 10 years ago.
By the year 2030 it will be unrecognizable.
Speed and efficiency Time-consuming and expensive manufacturing techniques have been superseded by fast, efficient, and cost-effective 3D printing and Injection molding processes. New developers can now get an injection molding quote and know almost immediately what it will cost to bring a new product to market. In addition, injection molding services offer minimum order quantities as low as 100. This allows fledgling companies to adequately test a product before launching. Injection molding is the most cost-competitive technology for manufacturing high volumes of identical plastic parts. Once the mold is created and […]
Above: PepsiCo food, snack, and beverage product line-up/Source: PepsiCo PepsiCo turned to tooling with 3D printing...