Mass-Produced Printing

Additive manufacturing expands into mainstream retail endeavors

Implications - Moving beyond single-purpose production needs, additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is shifting to become an efficient mass-production technique. Streamlining the process, brands across various industries are using methods of 3D printing to create everything from automobiles to jewelry designs, reflecting a shift in retail goods toward more customized yet efficient alternatives.
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3D-Printed Cars (UPDATE) - This Cutting-Edge Local Motors Creation is Now Production-Ready
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Jewelry 3D Printer
The Sharebot J-3D is Designed Specifically For Jewelry Printing
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3D Printing Labs - Israel's Fab Lab Makes 3D Printing Accessible to the Public
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Israel's Fab Lab Makes 3D Printing Accessible to the Public
3D printing is an awe-inspiring emerging technology, but 3D printers have not yet become a household item—until that time, there’s the Fab Lab in Israel, which makes this technology... [More]