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Predicts 2017: 3D Printing Accelerates

Published: 15 November 2016

ID: G00316164

Analyst(s): Dale Kutnick , Jim Burton , Pete Basiliere , Michael Shanler , Vi Shaffer

Summary

Manufacturers, consumer goods companies, medical device providers and their supply chain vendors are expanding the use of 3D printing. CIOs and technology innovation leaders must understand how to support 3D printing within their operations — and how robots and hybrid devices will become involved.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • What You Need to Know
  • Strategic Planning Assumptions
    • Replay Prediction
  • A Look Back

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