Additive manufacturing has already had a profound impact on the aerospace, medical and automotive industries. However, there is still room for growth. A recent report from Boston Consulting Group noted only 34% of U.S.-based manufacturing executives implemented additive manufacturing practices. Also, according to a recent UPS report, additive manufacturing represents only 0.04% of the global manufacturing market.
Although there is a huge opportunity for manufacturers, there are also barriers preventing widespread adoption across industries. Current challenges include financial considerations, certification and regulation requirements, repeatability, and the skills gap. In a new article, our CEO, Jesse Coors-Blankenship, gives insights into how companies can overcome these challenges to proliferate the widespread adoption of additive technologies. Read the full article in Forbes today.