The finessing of raw materials into technology is a defining process of the human condition.
What Businesses Should Know
Some call it Advanced Manufacturing, others prefer Smart Manufacturing or even Industry 4.0. The ways we refer to the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on the manufacturing sector are as abundant as the technological drivers which drive it.
Closer to Proximity
Robert Walcott, Clinical Professor at Kellogg School of Management, sits down and explains what he calls "Proximity" and how supply chains are undergoing a momentous change in some parts of the world.
The number one challenge facing 3D printing doesn’t stem from the technology itself. But from the human mindset and from how we understand the design process as a whole. Engineers lack the training to take advantage of 3D printing’s unique potential, and the traditional mantra of reducing objects to their simplest form is completely counter to the capabilities of this new manufacturing process.
We sit down with Entrepreneur Lin Kayser, one of the founders of Hyperganic, a startup focused on developing advanced software technology for 3D printing, and discuss some of the many industry-changing doors 3D printing is opening.