Three challenges must be solved to ensure widespread adoption of additive manufacturing

When the concept of additive manufacturing first entered the public sphere nearly 40 years ago, its applications were mainly focused on fabricating small, complex items with plastic polymers. While the promise of additive manufacturing has led more companies to experiment with the technology over the years, the Executive Director of the Additive Manufacturing Center of Expertise at United Technologies Corporation says three key industry challenges must be solved before the nation sees widespread mainstream adoption of additive manufacturing approaches. Click here to see his list.

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