Brian Crotty

Brian Crotty

Brian contributes to the marketing and product development at 3YOURMIND. In addition he is the CEO of BioInspiration, a company expanding materials access for 3D Printing and distributed manufacturing.

Recent Posts by Brian Crotty:

POLYLINE Lighthouse Project | Additive Manufacturing Line Automation

The POLYLINE project brings together 15 industry and research partners from Germany to establish a landmark automated factory for additive manufacturing (AM). The 3YOURMIND Agile Manufacturing Suite will be the software layer that connects and manages the entire AM workflow. The German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is investing €10.7 Million Euro into the POLYLINE project. The goal of the project is to completely automate an AM production line for automotive parts from BMW - from CAD model to 3D printing and including quality assurance. The resulting production factory will be a lighthouse example of Industry 4.0.

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Topics: Automation category_press POLYLINE

Let's Get Digital! Software to Track AM Quality Control and Production

PRESS RELEASE
January 22, 2020
3YOURMIND / Berlin

The industrial 3D printing and post-production of high-quality, end-use parts requires certified documentation. For safety-critical industries like automotive and aerospace, required QA documentation is lengthy and time consuming. 3YOURMIND has added features to their Agile MES that increase transparency and provide a thorough digital documentation trail for the entire AM production workflow.

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Topics: Software Agile MES Production Data Quality Assurance

Standardized Machine Connectivity with 12 Leading AM Manufacturers: Agile MES Feature Release

Press Release
November 12, 2019
3YOURMIND, Berlin

Bringing production floor automation to the next level will require real-time data. 3YOURMIND’s Agile MES now includes machine connectivity to bring production parameters directly into their software. All data is translated to the umati data standard for delivery speed and to support side-by-side comparison of multiple machines. This is an important step for optimizing machine utilization, adding production transparency and scaling additive manufacturing.

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Topics: 3D printer Agile MES Machine Connectivity Production Data

Hola desde España. 3YOURMIND heads to Spain with ADDvance and the 3DFactory Incubator

PRESS RELEASE
October. 26, 2019
3YOURMIND / Berlin

3YOURMIND recognizes Spain as an increasingly important economy for additive manufacturing capacity. The AM workflow software company has added ADDvance as an official partner and software distributor for the Spanish market to serve the companies there locally. The core 3YOURMIND team will also be partially located at the 3DFactory Incubator in Barcelona led by the Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona and Fundación Leitat, who will help make key introductions into the Spanish market. 3YOURMIND is positioning themselves as the go-to software for Spain’s growth in high-tech manufacturing.

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Topics: AM Part Identifier

Initial uses order automation software to focus on high-value, high-complexity additive manufacturing

PRESS RELEASE
Oct. 23, 2019
3YOURMIND / Berlin

Over 100 enterprise customers are already using Prodline, the digital platform customized by 3YOURMIND for INITIAL. After six months, the majority of small and mid-sized orders are processed by a single employee so their dedicated sales team can focus on high-value and high-complexity projects. The cost savings and shorter lead times substantially benefit both Initial and their customers.

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Topics: Automation Agile ERP category_customer

AM Part Identifier adds Custom Reports and Technology Recommendations to Support Bosch Industrial Additive Manufacturing and GEFERTEC

October 17, 2019
3YOURMIND / Berlin

As 3YOURMIND’s AM Part Identifier adds customers and use cases, they have added two new features to improve the output results. Custom Reports provides much finer data sorting to target the algorithms on specific business case applications. Technology Recommendations provides pre-set algorithms to analyze AM use cases for specific technology applications. These developments were strongly influenced by their work with Bosch Industrial Additive Manufacturing and GEFERTEC. This release provides key improvements to increase the accuracy and usability of the AMPI module.

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Topics: AM Part Identifier Analytics

Digital Inventory from 3YOURMIND: Moving towards an Automated Warehouse for 3D Parts

September 25, 2019
3YOURMIND / Berlin

3YOURMIND, one of the leading providers of software solutions for additive manufacturing (industrial 3D-printing), is launching their Digital AM Inventory module. With this extension of the 3YOURMIND workflow software, AM experts and engineers can centralize their digital inventory of AM-ready parts and production data. 3D-Files in a Digital AM Inventory are then available throughout organizations to move into production with a single click. This saves significant costs compared to a physical component warehouse, and is an important step towards distributed manufacturing.

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Topics: Workflow Software Product Digital Warehouse Digital Inventory

€1.3 Million in Funding to enhance Industrial 3D Printing Software with AI (Artificial Intelligence)

Berlin and the European Regional Development Fund award 3YOURMIND with funding to improve Machine Learning in their software suite.

18.July 2019
3YOURMIND / Berlin

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Topics: AM Part Identifier Artificial Intelligence Agile MES

Agile Manufacturing Execution System (MES) Software Launch

Press Release
March, 1 2019
Berlin, Germany

3YOURMIND, one of the leading providers of software solutions for additive manufacturing (industrial 3D printing), launches their full version of their Agile Manufacturing Execution System (MES). At the AMUG (Additive Manufacturing Users Group) trade fair in Chicago (March 31 - April 4), the company is showing the applications and streamlined production workflows they have provided to early users.

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Topics: Workflow Software Agile MES category_customer

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About 3YOURMIND

3YOURMIND offers Enterprise Software to automate additive manufacturing processes and workflows for leading companies and 3D print services. Their product suite standardizes every aspect of the AM supply chain from analyzing historical part data to efficient order management to optimal production scheduling. The software is laying the foundation for Agile Manufacturing.

Customers who have successfully integrated 3YOURMIND products into AM production include GKN, DB Schenker, Postnord, EOS, and other undisclosed enterprise companies.