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Can 3D Printing Achieve Material Growth?

by Pete Basiliere  |  January 22, 2019

3D printing’s progress has been driven by the combination of hardware and software advances, improved throughput and quality, skilled workers and progressive buyers. And don’t forget materials. For every improvement...

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3D Printing Accelerates, 4D Printing Gets Started

by Pete Basiliere  |  January 3, 2019

As manufacturing industries, healthcare providers and supply chains accelerate their practical uses of 3D printing, 4D printing is entering the market. Gartner’s predictions for 2019 highlight technologies and trends to...

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Manufacturing Industry Scenarios 2023: Leading Through Innovation

by Pete Basiliere  |  October 22, 2018

Extraordinary technological, market and societal challenges confront the manufacturing industry. Yet it is not always clear what an individual trend means to the business. Against this backdrop, Gartner's global multidisciplinary...

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Why ship atoms when you can transmit bits?

by Pete Basiliere  |  March 8, 2018

Think about it. Why would we want to move product from here to there when we can leapfrog mountains and oceans? We wouldn’t, of course, and that is why we...

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3D Printing from the Mountain Top, a Supply Chain Perspective

by Pete Basiliere  |  January 24, 2018

3D printing is fast evolving into a capability employed to manufacture unique product designs and tools. Will supply chain leaders be able to reliably deliver 3D printed goods without supply...

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Gartner Predicts 2018: 3D Printing Changes Business Models

by Pete Basiliere  |  December 12, 2017

Organizations are using 3DP to change their business models. It changes many of the calculations that have been made around specialty manufacturing. 3DP may never be as efficient as a...

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Accelerating 3D Printing from Prototype to Production

by Pete Basiliere  |  November 21, 2017

Formnext is a leading indicator of where the industry is headed — up. This year’s exhibition had 50% more 3D print technology providers (470 from 33 countries), 100% more hall...

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2 x Life Science Hype Cycles

by Michael Shanler  |  July 29, 2017

While the spring rains drenched the northeastern U.S. and parts of Europe, Jeff, Steve, and I were hard at work authoring, arranging, writing, reviewing,  re-reviewing, re-re-reviewing our content.  After countless...

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This Internet of Lab Things - Io(L)T - will be sweet

by Michael Shanler  |  July 9, 2017

An artist friend recently asked me what is this Internet of Things “thing” is.  He’s always been suspicious of modern technology and doesn’t like the idea of technology disrupting his...

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From Quantum to Edible - Gartner's Cool Vendors in 3D Printing, 2017

by Pete Basiliere  |  June 30, 2017

Additive manufacturing is rapidly expanding. Startup vendors are bringing new technologies and services to market just as organizations are implementing 3D printing throughout their supply chains. The enterprise 3D printing...

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