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Time and cost benefits of digital qualified inventory for SNCF with 3YOURMIND

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SNCF embraces 3YOURMIND’s Agile PLM software to manage their digital qualified inventory and streamline part identification for AM.

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3YOURMIND and the energy industry shaping the AM digital inventory

In an article published in September 2020, we announced  that DNV, one of the major voices within the oil & gas and energy industry, had invited 3YOURMIND to participate in the Digital Warehouse Joint-Innovation Project. 6 months later,  the decisive phase of the ecosystem simulation is underway with the 3YOURMIND platform as the cornerstone. This collaboration is a breakthrough in terms of digitization of spare parts supply chains with additive manufacturing. The Oil and Gas industry ought to create new sustainable models and digital transformation is a key asset in this endeavor. The blueprint thus created will serve - beyond the energy sector - every industry in need for more flexible parts supply chains. 

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3 key missions for the Defense industry to scale distributed manufacturing

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The US Department of Defense (DoD) just published the DoD Additive Manufacturing Strategyreport in January 2021 highlighting its significant commitment to modernize national defense systems. The French Army recently partnered with a prominent 3D printing distributor in France to deploy one of the largest 3D printing military farms in Europe focused on spare part production. The list of governments, military branches and civil protection agencies adopting additive manufacturing continues to grow at an exponential rate.

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Impact of 3D to Anticipate for Printing Logistics

For several years, industrial production has been using 3D Printing to drive quicker prototyping and product development. Nowadays, 3D Printing makes it possible to decentralize production, causing a disruption of the supply chain and forcing the logistic companies to adapt their business model.

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Industry 4.0 | 4 Concrete Examples of Digital Manufacturing in Action

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Internet of Things (IoT), key enabling technology of Industry 4.0, is defined by the ultimate connectivity between products, processes and people to improve the health of business through technology and data. This concept is highly relevant for any business entering the next decade of commercialization. By understanding the overarching strategy, tools and industry examples—it’s possible to determine how it will impact your business and operations.

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3 key metrics to optimize your AM profitability

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The value-added benefits of additive manufacturing (AM) in comparison to traditional methods are already well known. Reduced costs and shortened lead times, coupled with greater design freedom and the ability to print more complex parts, are all factors driving the take-up of AM by businesses across sectors ranging from automotive to medical, aerospace to fashion, and maritime to food, to name just a few.

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The Oil & Gas Industry Accelerates Its Use of Additive Manufacturing

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The recent partnership between two leaders in their respective industries further indicates how valuable additive manufacturing will be to the future of industrialization. DNV GL, one of the major voices within the oil and gas industry, invites 3YOURMIND to participate in the Digital Warehouse Joint-Innovation Project.  Focused on standardizing spare part production and improving the energy value chain, this partnership will equip both sides with the resources and data to transform the oil & gas industry.  Led by DNV GL, the Digital Warehouse Joint-Innovation Project includes industry leaders from around the world dedicated to standardizing a quality assurance process focused on 3D printing. 3YOURMIND joins a prestigious list of partners and will be called upon to implement their software and data collection expertise.  

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Expert interview: Deutsche Bahn’s head of AM shares his post-Covid vision

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The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic has caused a general downturn and the transportation industry has not been spared. DB, as an early adopter of additive manufacturing, has already showcased some AM success stories. We speak with DB’s head of AM, Florens Lichte, on how Deutsche Bahn got involved into the response efforts to the coronavirus crisis and how he sees the future of additive manufacturing in the post-covid era. 

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Building smarter defense operational supply chains with Additive Manufacturing

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By 2024, the worldwide market for 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace and Defense is expected to grow at a CAGR of roughly 17.5%, exceeding $3.3 Billion USD. This growth is predominantly concentrated in the USA and Europe, however parts of Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa are also increasing their adoption rates. The US Military has a proven preponderance of AM utilization for a variety of applications that include prototyping, R&D, MRO and production parts. Due to their strict guidelines for repeatability, security and time-sensitivity, it’s no surprise that this industry is further pushing AM into mass adoption to solve the problems of today, and tomorrow.

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Is the factory of the future full of 3d printers?

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As discussed in the article “Is Serial Additive Manufacturing Taking Off?”, the Additive Manufacturing world has seen significant growth in the past few years. Every year faster, more accurate technologies are being presented. AM knowledge is more accessible. New materials and post-processing methods are developed and implemented. To make it possible to use all of that in the production environment, we are also working very hard to introduce qualification processes to meet the highest requirements regarding part quality, production repeatability, and many other aspects.

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