5 key questions to ask about additive manufacturing

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5 key questions to ask about additive manufacturing

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  2. 2. We see additive manufacturing as having a strong impact on the addition of business value for manufacturers over the next decade. This is a key technology for the future. – Mark Cotteleer Research Director, Deloitte Services LP Deloitte University Press | 3D Opportunity: The course on additive manufacturing for business leaders | @DU_Press Copyright © 2014 Deloitte Development LLC. All rights reserved.
  3. 3. But how do you translate the hype of additive manufacturing from news headlines to producing a part that matters in the real world? (First, we have to understand what additive manufacturing is.) Deloitte University Press | 3D Opportunity: The course on additive manufacturing for business leaders | @DU_Press Copyright © 2014 Deloitte Development LLC. All rights reserved.
  4. 4. ad·di·tive man·u·fac·tur·ing /ˈaditiv manyəˈfakCHəriNG/ noun A process of joining materials to make objects from 3D model data, usually layer upon layer, as opposed to subtractive manufacturing technologies. Commonly referred to as: 3D Printing; rapid prototyping; rapid manufacturing; direct manufacturing Source: ATSM International Deloitte University Press | 3D Opportunity: The course on additive manufacturing for business leaders | @DU_Press Copyright © 2014 Deloitte Development LLC. All rights reserved.
  5. 5. Source: Deloitte analysis; Wohlers Associates, Additive manufacturing and 3D printing state of the industry, 2012; The University of Texas at Austin, “Selective laser sintering, birth of an industry,” December 7, 2012, http://www.me.utexas.edu/news/2012/0712_sls_history.php, accessed January 25, 2014. Additive manufacturing technologies are nearly 30 years old Deloitte University Press | 3D Opportunity: The course on additive manufacturing for business leaders | @DU_Press Copyright © 2014 Deloitte Development LLC. All rights reserved.
  6. 6. Over the next 6 years this technology is expected to grow at a rate of per year. Source: Wohlers Associates, May 2014 2011 2012 2013 2016F 2018F 2020F $1.7b $2.3b $3.1b $7.0b $12.5b $21.0b 32% It’s growing fast! Deloitte University Press | 3D Opportunity: The course on additive manufacturing for business leaders | @DU_Press Copyright © 2014 Deloitte Development LLC. All rights reserved.
  7. 7. Now is the time to build your understanding of additive manufacturing 3D Opportunity: The course on additive manufacturing for business leaders This free, massive open online course (MOOC) will equip you with the tools to have discussions with your boss, colleagues, customers and suppliers about how additive manufacturing applies to your business Deloitte University Press | 3D Opportunity: The course on additive manufacturing for business leaders | @DU_Press Copyright © 2014 Deloitte Development LLC. All rights reserved. Introducing
  8. 8. Obtain a foundational understanding of how additive manufacturing applies to your business by exploring the answers to five key questions Deloitte University Press | 3D Opportunity: The course on additive manufacturing for business leaders | @DU_Press Copyright © 2014 Deloitte Development LLC. All rights reserved.
  9. 9. 9Member Firms and DTTL: Insert appropriate copyright (Go Header & Footer to edit this text) What is additive manufacturing? Deloitte University Press | 3D Opportunity: The course on additive manufacturing for business leaders | @DU_Press Copyright © 2014 Deloitte Development LLC. All rights reserved.
  10. 10. 10Member Firms and DTTL: Insert appropriate copyright (Go Header & Footer to edit this text) How does additive manufacturing really work? Deloitte University Press | 3D Opportunity: The course on additive manufacturing for business leaders | @DU_Press Copyright © 2014 Deloitte Development LLC. All rights reserved.
  11. 11. 11Member Firms and DTTL: Insert appropriate copyright (Go Header & Footer to edit this text) How does additive manufacturing add value to my business? Deloitte University Press | 3D Opportunity: The course on additive manufacturing for business leaders | @DU_Press Copyright © 2014 Deloitte Development LLC. All rights reserved.
  12. 12. Which industries have already made strong use of additive manufacturing technologies? Deloitte University Press | 3D Opportunity: The course on additive manufacturing for business leaders | @DU_Press Copyright © 2014 Deloitte Development LLC. All rights reserved.
  13. 13. 13Member Firms and DTTL: Insert appropriate copyright (Go Header & Footer to edit this text) What issues will impact additive manufacturing in the future? Deloitte University Press | 3D Opportunity: The course on additive manufacturing for business leaders | @DU_Press Copyright © 2014 Deloitte Development LLC. All rights reserved.
  14. 14. 25 years’ consulting experience in • Additive manufacturing • Information technology • Supply chain • Operations management Professor at • Marquette University • University of Chicago Published in • Harvard Business Review, other prestigious journals. Meet the course instructors Experienced in • Various inkjet, extrusion, and laser- based additive manufacturing technologies. Led design and fabrication of DreamVendor (world’s first 3D printing vending machine) Copyright © 2014 Deloitte Development LLC. All rights reserved. 11 years of experience at • 3D Systems • Leading global additive manufacturing organization Experienced in • Selective Laser Sintering / Melting equipment • Additive manufacturing application support Dr. Mark Cotteleer Research Director, Deloitte Services LP Kevin Collier Factory Innovation Manager, America Makes Dr. Amy Elliott, PhD Research scientist, Oakridge National Laboratories Deloitte University Press | 3D Opportunity: The course on additive manufacturing for business leaders | @DU_Press
  15. 15. 3D opportunity: The course on additive manufacturing for business leaders Enroll today Course begins February 9 Copyright © 2014 Deloitte Development LLC. All rights reserved.Deloitte University Press | 3D Opportunity: The course on additive manufacturing for business leaders | @DU_Press
  16. 16. Thanks to our collaboration partners Copyright © 2014 Deloitte Development LLC. All rights reserved.Deloitte University Press | 3D Opportunity: The course on additive manufacturing for business leaders | @DU_Press
  17. 17. Follow @DU_Press Sign up for Deloitte University Press updates at www.dupress.com. About Deloitte University Press Deloitte University Press publishes original articles, reports and periodicals that provide insights for businesses, the public sector and NGOs. Our goal is to draw upon research and experience from throughout our professional services organization, and that of coauthors in academia and business, to advance the conversation on a broad spectrum of topics of interest to executives and government leaders. Deloitte University Press is an imprint of Deloitte Development LLC. This publication contains general information only, and none of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, its member firms, or its and their affiliates are, by means of this publication, rendering accounting, business, financial, investment, legal, tax, or other professional advice or services. This publication is not a substitute for such professional advice or services, nor should it be used as a basis for any decision or action that may affect your finances or your business. Before making any decision or taking any action that may affect your finances or your business, you should consult a qualified professional adviser. None of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, its member firms, or its and their respective affiliates shall be responsible for any loss whatsoever sustained by any person who relies on this publication. About Deloitte Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee, and its network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. Please see www.deloitte.com/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and its member firms. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Certain services may not be available to attest clients under the rules and regulations of public accounting. Copyright © 2014 Deloitte Development LLC. All rights reserved. Member of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited

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