Consumer Goods & Accessories

Leverage the benefits of 3D printing

Additive manufacturing technologies and processes are revolutionizing the concept of customized, personalized and be-spoke goods. From footware, to electronic enclosures, from home accessories to personal fashion 3D printing is touching and influences consumer demand and expectations.

The traditional hallmarks of durable goods are falling to the wayside. Mass production, cookie cutter style, massive inventories, seasonality, long lead times are all old and tired in a consumer-driven market. 3D printing provides distinct advantages and opportunities to enable tapping into global micro trends, niche markets, and unique desires of your consumers in ways manufacturers never could before.

Example Applications:

Customized Goods, Ergonomics, Lifestyle Branding, Tooling, Manufacturing Aids, Molds, Footwear, Jewellery, Glasses, Electronic Enclosures, Home Organization and Accessories, Toys and Gaming

Example Benefits:

Product Personalization and Customization

Customized tooling and manufacturing aids for low volume runs

Distributed and on-site production

Just-in-Time (JuT) Manufacturing

Shorter Lead Times / Faster Time-to-Market (ToM)

Reduced Development Times

Inventory Management

Reliable validation and QA processes

Design freedom and creativity


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