Category: Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management

How does AM impact supply chain complexity?

By: Justin Hollenbeck  July 30, 2020 In bringing a product to market, 3D printing has long been suited as an ideal prototyping technology. 3D printing can quickly create relatively complex parts without breaking the bank. Recent improvements to its technology allowed 3D printing to compete with traditional methods in manufacturing end-use products, giving rise to a new 3D printing term, “additive manufacturing” (AM).  The benefits of …