The Rise of Additive Manufacturing and Future-Proofing Global Supply Chains


Panel Graphic October 2020

In recent months long-established supply chains have faltered leading to delays in shipments, idle assembly lines and furloughed workers. With broad-scale interruptions likely to become increasingly common - how can manufacturers deploy 3D printing as a strategic addition to a supply chain strategy to help mitigate disruption?

Listen to our informative virtual panel hosted by Blake Teipel, CEO and Co-founder of Essentium Inc. with leaders spearheading innovation across the AM industry:

  • Major Alex Goldberg, Chief Innovation Officer, Texas Military Department
  • Volker Hammes, Managing Director of New Business GmbH, BASF
  • Brad Keselowski, NASCAR Driver, Owner and Founder Keselowski Advanced Manufacturing (KAM)

Together, we explore:

  • Why are manufacturers struggling with current supply chains?
  • What is AMs role in solving supply chain risk?
  • What are the key steps?
  • Examples of successful AM deployment in mitigating supply chain risk
  • The role of open ecosystems in supply chain preparedness
  • Implications for industries including aerospace, automotive, consumer electronics and more