Coffee Break: Mitigating Effects on Your Supply Chain

Coffee Break: Mitigating Effects on Your Supply Chain
Join us for ten minutes for this series on supply chain and additive manufacturing.

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Part 1 - June 9:
Logistical Benefits of Additive
  • Organizing what goes in & out of the machines 
  • One type of feedstock > multiple parts 
  • Flexible machines, no special equipment, tools 
  • Low maintenance 
  • No need to be in machine shop 
  • Small footprint 
  • Lower transport costs 
  • Less storage 
  • Digital inventory
Part 2 - June 18:
Workflow Benefits of Additive
  • How people interact with & use it 
  • Fast turnaround 
  • Easy, low learning curve 
  • Cost 
  • Automated, highly connected 
  • Low maintanence 
  • Straight from design to production, no process transitions 
Part 3 - June 23:
End-Product Benefits of Additive
  • Positive changes customers see 
  • Customization 
  • Faster time to market 
  • Complexity (no 4th or 5th axis required) 
  • Digital inventory  
    • No wait for replacement parts