Productivity and Connectivity for Creating End-Use Parts: The Role of AM Software

In this white paper we will take a step back from what 3D printing can do in terms of technical capabilities and see how it fits into the broader manufacturing landscape to add value for increased productivity and digital connectivity in the entire ecosystem. More specifically, we will look at the era of industry we are in today, and the main steps companies go through to create end-use parts.

With this paper, you will discover

  • How 3D printing enables a truly flexible manufacturing system within Industry 4.0
  • The four levels of connectivity and productivity within a smart factory
  • How 3D printing can make your manufacturing environment more cost-effective
  • The benefits of connecting IT and manufacturing systems


Productivity and Connectivity for Creating End-Use Parts: The Role of AM Software

About Materialise

Materialise incorporates nearly three decades of 3D printing experience into a range of software solutions and 3D printing services, which together form the backbone of the 3D printing industry. Materialise’s open and flexible solutions enable players in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, automotive, aerospace, art and design, and consumer goods, to build innovative 3D printing applications that aim to make the world a better and healthier place. Headquartered in Belgium, with branches worldwide, Materialise combines the largest group of software developers in the industry with one of the largest 3D printing facilities in the world.

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