3D Printing

The pitfalls of a virtual inventory
Industry 4.0 means procurement ‘will be seen more strategically’
The HP Metal Jet has a printing bed size of 430 x 320 x 200mm ©HP Development Company, L.P
VW to use 3D printing in mass production
Generative design enables a new range of production and design options ©Autodesk
Tech briefing: generative design
Nike has invested in 3D printing for on-demand personalised shoe soles ©Nike
Tech briefing: 3D printing
Bamboo grows well on margBamboo grows well on marginal land, requiring little water or fertiliser ©Nanwai/Getty Imagesinal land ©Nanwai/Getty Images
Global focus on… bamboo
Manhattan's flood-proof floating island project ©DFA/Laith Sayigh
World of innovation… from floating islands to anti-malaria apps
Daimler Trucks launches 3D-printed parts
Emirates uses 3D printing to make cabin parts
UK industry needs to ‘get on-board’ with 3D printing ©123RF
Taskforce to boost 3D printing in supply chains
Dubai opens first 3D printing factory
Rocket to use 3D printed engine