Disruptive Technologies: 3-D Printing Drives Supply Chain Shift
The media is talking about 3-D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, more than ever. But adoption of the technology in everyday use is far from widespread. This article examines the role of 3-D printing in manufacturing today and how it might change the supply chain in the future.
This article includes:
- Current applications for 3-D printing
- Barriers to widespread use of 3-D printing
- The potential impact on the supply chain of the future
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