Michael Molitch-Hou is the Editor of the 3D printing section for ENGINEERING.com and previously served as Editor-in-Chief of 3D Printing Industry. He has covered additive manufacturing technology day in and day out since 2012 and has hundreds of article to his credit.
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Among the industry shake-ups in 2016 was the replacement of Stratasys CEO David Reis with Ilan Levin, a member of the board and executive committee of Stratasys. More than a year has passed since the move, giving the company a year’s worth of perspective on its finances. So far, the picture has not changed dramatically for Stratasys, as the company’s recent Q2 2017 report indicates.
Given the already devastating effects of climate change and the lack of action on the part of developed nations, particularly the U.S., it’s no secret that billionaires like Elon Musk want to get off this planet. If they want to do so, however, they’re going to need somewhere to go. Made In Space, which already has two 3D printers installed on the International Space Station (ISS), is looking to help humanity begin building structures in space.
In some ways, the dream of 3D printing is also the dream of the automated factory, in which a machine can manufacture products 24/7 without any intervention by labor. As it stands, many additive manufacturing (AM) technologies are already capable of performing work that would have previously required a great deal of human intervention.
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