3-D Printing Is Poised to Change Manufacturing's Basic Notions of Lead Times and Design
Issue: August 2013, Posted Date: 9/29/2013
We're not going to see 3-D printers replace lathes, mills, welding
machines and presses anytime soon – certainly not for volume production.
But 3-D printing is changing the face of collaborative design
and manufacturing process, shrinking lead times, creating previously
impossible-to-manufacture products and leading to mass personalization.
For more, read "How 3-D Printing Will Transform Manufacturing"
in sister publication IndustryWeek.