Printing Twins: The agricultural equipment manufacturer developing a digital warehouse of back-up 3D printed parts

“The idea around the AM twin is that you’re trying to make sure everything is ready.”

Three and a half years after the onset of Covid-19, people working in supply chain don’t consider what the next major supply chain disruption will be, only when it will be. It is not a source for speculation, but preparation.

In the agriculture industry, the supply chain crisis triggered by Covid seems to have settled down, with procurement and production operations running as well and reliably as you might have expected before the pandemic – despite the chance of supplier bankruptcy, workforce strike or canal blockage.

And while things tick as intended, it has provided ample opportunity for companies like CNH Industrial to lay the groundwork for the next time a supply chain disruption, big or small, hits.

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