In the next decade, 3D printing will massively reduce costs and create new revenue opportunities in spare parts businesses. This growth will be driven by 3D printing’s unique ability to eliminate fixed costs in manufacturing and radically reduce lead times.
The first step in unlocking the potential of 3D printing in your spare parts business is to understand the business case.
In this webinar Aaron Hurd, Consulting Manager at Blueprint, gives an overview of the business case for 3D printing spare parts. He explores both the high-level business case and gives tactical examples of how 3D printing is uniquely positioned to solve cost and lead time issues that often plague spare parts businesses.
In this webinar, you will:
- Learn how and why 3D printing solves the problems of cost and lead times in spare parts.
- See real examples of applications where 3D printing provided savings in both cost and lead times.
- Hear stories of how leading companies are innovating using 3D printing in their spare parts businesses.
- Gain an understanding of what it takes to deploy a 3D printing capability.
- See actionable steps to take for jumpstarting 3D printing in your spare parts business.
Blueprint is the world’s leading 3D printing consultancy. We’re engineers, innovators, analysts, and strategists with 15 years of experience helping clients across virtually every industry, at startups and Fortune 500 companies alike. We are laser-focused on helping our clients make sense of 3D printing, from high-level strategy and innovation, to deeply technical design optimization.
If you want to discuss this article or your additive manufacturing strategy, the team at Blueprint is here to help. Let’s say hello.
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