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.