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Additive Manufacturing Series - Part 5

Track: Business Process Connection

Session Number: 170686
Date: Wed, May 10th, 2017
Time: 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Room: 500 Ballroom

Description:

Be sure to add Additive Manufacturing Series Parts 1-6 to your agenda to make the most of the full day series.

Beyond Prototyping: Industrializing Additive Manufacturing at Caterpillar
Eric Halla, Additive Manufacturing Engineer, Caterpillar, Inc.
Ryan Lozier, Sr. Additive Manufacturing Design Engineer, Caterpillar, Inc

There is a broad spectrum of challenges when integrating a new manufacturing technology such as Additive Manufacturing in a large, established corporation. This discussion will progress through commercialization, organizational hurdles, decision processes, and technology specific considerations. This is intended to be a high level overview of what it takes to go beyond prototyping.  

Sub-Categorization: Additive Manufacturing
Session Type: Interactive Lecture

Related Industry: Industrial Machinery & Heavy Equipment
Learning Objectives: Gain insights into approaches to take AM out of prototyping and into industrial production.
Sub-Categorization: Additive Manufacturing
Session Type: Interactive Lecture

Related Industry: Industrial Machinery & Heavy Equipment
Learning Objectives: Gain insights into approaches to take AM out of prototyping and into industrial production.