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Design freedom

From components in large batches to medical implants, 3D printing is changing the way we make things—and creating previously undreamed-of possibilities.Photo: Christian Lohfink/Upfront

From components in large batches to medical implants, 3D printing is changing the way we make things—and creating previously undreamed-of possibilities.Photo: Christian Lohfink/Upfront

3d-printer prints miniature-cars

Additive manufacturing

3D printing now in series production

How Evonik is shaping the growing market for 3D printing and promoting the development of future-oriented technologies.

Senada Schaack

Additive manufacturing

The printed plant

Good for the environment and for cost-efficiency: Evonik is using plant components created by 3D printers to construct its own facilities.

Additive manufacturing

3D printing: Facts and figures

Overview: global demand, most used materials and key players.

Wai Yee Yeong

Bioprinting

Improving patients’ quality of life

Wai Yee Yeong talks about the potential benefits of bioprinting for medicine.

neck with spineVideo

Plastic

Implants from the 3D printer

Evonik is investing in the Chinese 3D printing specialist Meditool.

Polyamide 12

Layer by Layer

The Belgians who work at Materialise are 3D printing pioneers. Polyamide 12 is giving shape to their vision.

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