The world's leading
3D printing consultants
with over 15 years of unrivaled experience
We provide the insight, experience and tools to guide you through the world of 3D printing.
Driving innovation. Reducing costs. Delivering growth.
Six drivers of 3D printing
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Our six drivers
The world of 3D printing is noisy, with new breakthroughs and innovations every day. This constant change can make it hard to understand how 3D printing will benefit your business. So we developed the six drivers framework to explain how 3D printing drives business value.
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  • Freedom of design
  • Embedded functionality
  • Streamlined supply chains
  • Hyper personalization
  • Low volume manufacturing
  • Lifecycle sustainability
How we work
 
We apply a rigorous approach, a rich suite of tools and our experience to identify the impact that 3D printing can have on your business.
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Our thinking
The Little Blue Book
Behind the many ways that 3D printing can bring value to a business, the same fundamental principles appear time and time again. In this essential guide, we codify these patterns into a framework that helps you understand and navigate the world of 3D printing, using real-life examples from a range of industries to inspire your thinking.
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Our latest thinking.
3D printing has arrived for rail. It’s time to get on board. | Blueprint
3D printing is an industrial-grade tool that rail transportation providers can and should be leveraging to secure their supplies of service parts, create tools that help maintenance and operations, and to enhance safety and customer experience.
Blog Post
19/ November 2019
Formnext 2019: Lot of new players but where is the business value?
Formnext 2019: Lot of new players but where is the business value?
Blog Post
16/ December 2019
3D Printing Gets Classic Cars Out of the Garage and Onto the Road
It’s the Achilles’ heel of every car restoration, whether you are a casual enthusiast restoring a 70’s Mustang or a professional readying a Mercedes 300SL Gullwing to show at Concours: that hard-to-find part that you have been searching for—for years—with no success.
Blog Post
12/ November 2019
Exploring the Possible: You don’t know everything about 3D printing…yet
Exploring what’s possible is the number one thing most companies need to do to start using 3D printing effectively. A recent Blueprint survey revealed that for 85% of businesses struggling to adopt additive, internal knowledge is their limiting factor. At the end of the day, what is “possible” with additive manufacturing is only what has been done so far. With a willingness to explore, you may just redefine the possible for us all.
Blog Post
11/ November 2019
Client Results
93%
93% of businesses say that additive manufacturing gives them a competitive edge. We’ll show you how.
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