Evaluation and implementation of Additive Manufacturing (AM) within the US military manufacturing ecosystem is advancing as rapidly as AM innovation itself. However, along with this increased pace, the military AM supply chain is facing multiple hurdles in order to maximize the value of AM. The presenter will discuss the critical elements necessary for supply chain organizations to make informed decisions regarding AM and proactively increase their overall AM readiness.
- Define the top three challenges to the proper and safe development of an AM ecosystem
- Describe the recommended approaches to address these challenges and how to apply them to your organization
- Make a more informed decision when evaluating AM processes, materials and technologies