Month May 2016

The dark side of 3D Printing

3D printing has the potential to transform the world in many positive ways, by simplifying manufacturing, shortening supply chains, democratizing production, creating jobs, reducing waste, customizing products to our needs, and producing radically different products. Most uses of 3D printers…

UPS teams with SAP to invest in 3-D printing

Someday, the dusty back shelves of America’s warehouses could be replaced by UPS and SAP-enabled 3-D printing. The companies on Wednesday said their goal is to transform the now ad hoc realm of industrial 3-D printing into a seamless, on-demand manufacturing process,…

3D Printing and taxes

3D printing is poised to upend a lot of manufacturing and supply chain models that are entrenched in many industries, but the impact may be much wider than that. In this recent Harvard Business Review article, the author suggests viewing…