#SUPPLYCHAIN

Production

Angled Makes It Possible for Anyone to Launch a 3D Printed Product

By: Stephanie Hendrixson, Senior Editor

The online store utilizes open capacity at its sister 3D printer farms for on-demand production with no startup costs, allowing designers to sell physical products as easily as digital ones.
#supplychain #polymer

Production

3D Systems Develops Large, Fast Powder Metal 3D Printer for Army

By: AM Staff

New solution may revolutionize key supply chains associated with long-range munitions, next-generation combat vehicles, helicopters, and air and missile defense capabilities.
#supplychain #metal

Production

Where Blockchain and 3D Printing Converge, Distributed Manufacturing Can Thrive

By: Stephanie Hendrixson, Senior Editor

Decentralizing production through additive manufacturing can bring numerous benefits, but these can only be realized through trust. VeriTX is building a platform to secure a trusted digital supply chain for aerospace and beyond.  
#supplychain #enterprise

Medical & Dental

3D Systems, VHA Collaborate to Transform Patient Care

By: Angela Osborne, Managing Editor

The Veterans Health Administration is collaborating with 3D Systems to establish FDA-compliant medical device manufacturing facilities using additive solutions.
#supplychain

Production

Jabil, Fictiv Partnership Addresses Capacity Challenge of Distributed Manufacturing via 3D Printing

By: Peter Zelinski, Editor-in-Chief

With additive manufacturing, production can be relocated quickly and performed at whatever site is ideal. But what about the capacity waiting for this shift? Relationship gives global producer access to “transactional” 3D printing.
#supplychain #polymer

Inside Oak Ridge’s 3D-Printed Machine Tool Moonshot

By: Brent Donaldson, Senior Editor

The widespread outsourcing of large machine castings led a collaborative team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to tackle the machine tool supply chain. The first step? 3D print the largest cast component.
#polymer #largeformat #hybrid

Design

U.S. Air Force Rapid Sustainment Office Concludes First Ever Advanced Manufacturing Olympics

By: AM Staff

Nearly $1M in prizes awarded to winners of five competitions related to additive manufacturing. AM editor-in-chief Peter Zelinski co-hosted the Air Force’s week-long event.
#education #supplychain #enterprise

Wabtec Joins Pittsburgh’s Neighborhood 91 AM Hub

By: AM Staff

Neighborhood 91 is the first development in the world to both condense and connect all components of the AM/3D Printing supply chain into one powerful production ecosystem.
#metal #supplychain #enterprise

How a Pandemic Pushed 3D Printing to New Dimensions

Join HP to learn how 3D printing will impact supply chain transformation and realign values within ecosystems for years after the pandemic. Watch AM In-Depth, Sept. 30 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. (Add to MySpark Planner.)
#enterprise #supplychain

IMTS Spark and IMTS Network Digitally Connect the Manufacturing Community

By: Katelyn Arnold, Assistant Editor

IMTS offers two digital destinations for manufacturers to connect: IMTS Spark, which launches September 21 and runs through March 15, 2021, and IMTS Network, which will broadcast live September 14–18.
#supplychain

Production

The Challenges to the Organization: How to Make the Shift to AM for Production

Fabian Alefeld of EOS offers a way forward with AM. Success affects design, the role of manufacturing and the entire value chain. Join him Sept. 21 at 1:00 pm EDT as part of AM In-Depth. (Add to your MySpark Planner.)
#supplychain

Australian Army Tests Metal 3D Printing in Latest Field Trial

By: AM Staff

The ‘WarpSPEE3D’ program aims to significantly increase unique parts available to the Army compared to what the regular supply chain can provide.
#metal #enterprise #supplychain

Production

Map Visualizes Service Bureaus Across the U.S.

By: Stephanie Hendrixson, Senior Editor

More than 200 3D printing service bureaus in the United States are listed on this custom Google Map, created to help fill supply chain gaps related to coronavirus. 
#enterprise #supplychain

Webinar: Supply Chain Lessons from COVID-19: For OEMs

By: AM Staff

In the second webinar in this series, Harry will, in detail, demonstrate that shorter supply chains are also more profitable for OEMs for 20 to 40% of products.
#enterprise #supplychain

Webinar: Supply Chain Lessons from COVID-19: How to Get Started with TCO

By: AM Staff

TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) is the key tool to objectively compare alternative sources to determine which items can be most profitably sourced domestically and which to offshore. Register today!
#enterprise #supplychain

Webinar: Supply Chain Lessons from COVID-19

By: AM Staff

It is now clear: shorter supply chains are stronger, more competitive supply chains. Register today!
#enterprise #supplychain

Webinar: Supply Chain Lessons from COVID-19: For OEMs

By: AM Staff

In the second webinar in this series, Harry will, in detail, demonstrate that shorter supply chains are also more profitable for OEMs for 20 to 40% of products. Register today!
#enterprise #supplychain

Medical & Dental

Siemens Offers AM Network Services to Doctors and Hospitals

By: AM Staff

Siemens is making its Additive Manufacturing (AM) Network and its 3D printers available to the global medical community to speed design and production of medical components. Doctors, hospitals and organizations in need of medical devices can now register for free access to the Siemens AM Network.
#supplychain

In Coronavirus Uncertainty, 3D Printing Is a Potential Solution for U.S. Manufacturing

By: Stephanie Hendrixson, Senior Editor

The impact of the COVID-19 virus has reached U.S. manufacturers by way of the supply chain. Here are several ways 3D printing could help, plus a video discussion of the data with economist Michael Guckes. 
#basics #enterprise #supplychain

Siemens Launches AM Network

By: AM Staff

The Siemens AM Network is designed for enterprises, suppliers and partners that are looking to accelerate the adoption of AM for industrial processes and applications.
#supplychain