Dossier: «Logistics and supply chain in the new digital age» coordinated by Marta Viu RoigISSUE 9 (MAY 2018)

Additive manufacturing and logistics transformation: the evolution and impact of 3D printing


Additive manufacturing, performed by 3D printing processes, has gained great importance in certain industrial sectors. Now the subject of significant research and innovation plans, This technology can drastically reduce the current complexity involved in manufacturing processes, with additional advantages over conventional production techniques, as well as in the existing logistics operations at each stage of the supply chain.

additive manufacturing;  3D printing;  value chain;  supply chain;  logistic transformation; 
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