3D Printing and Design Freedom in the Manufacturing Industry

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By Kimberly Knickle – August 3, 2014
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I've recently returned from a week long class on 3D printing, and it’s easy to see that 3D printers are going to change the way we think about and enable design freedom and flexibility in the creative process. We’re going to see the implications in the availability of design tools, in who contributes to the design, in the conversion from design to manufacturing, and in the ability to design for the customer.


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Kimberly Knickle

Vice President, IT Priorities & StrategiesIDC Manufacturing Insights

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