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3D Printing Market in Emerging Economies

3D Printing Market in Emerging Economies is Expected to Reach $4.5 Billion by 2020 – According to Allied Market Research A new report by Allied Market Research titled, “3D Printing Market in Emerging Economies (China, India, UAE, Brazil, South Africa) – Size, Industry Analysis, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2013 – 2020“, indicates that the 3D printing market in emerging economies would reach $4.5 billion by 2020 ... Read More »

Many Businesses Will Not Survive the 3D Printing Revolution – Start Adapting Now!

Ron Wells, a credit expert and BIIA’s newest contributing editor, offers his assessment of the impact of 3D printing on credit management.  So-called 3D Printing (3DP) describes the manufacture of three dimensional objects from raw material inputs by a machine, as directed by a design program.  That is without the intervention of human labour, except to set up the machine ... Read More »

3D Printing, Scanning and Reversed Engineering to Change the Landscape of Credit Risk Management

According to the seasoned credit management expert Arnold Geelhoed, 3D printing, scanning and reversed engineering will change the landscape of credit risk management amongst many other things. Supply Chain contraction brings new challenges for credit risk management.  Major shifts in industry risk, and payment methods are to be expected as well as changes in the risks associated with certain countries. ... Read More »

Airbus, CSIR, Aerosud to Explore Titanium 3D Printing

Airbus, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s (CSIR’s) National Laser Centre (NLC) and South African aviation industry leader, Aerosud have signed a collaboration agreement to explore the application of titanium powder-based additive layer manufacturing for fabrication of large and complex aerospace components. This agreement aims to dramatically cut aircraft component production costs through new technology. Airbus’ Dale King noted ... Read More »