On-demand and distributed production using 3D printing – How does it actually happen?– Presented by Paul Guillaumot, Spare Parts 3D

On-demand and distributed production using 3D printing – How does it actually happen?– Presented by Paul Guillaumot, Spare Parts 3D at the Cargo Innovation Conference, which will take place on Jun 07, 2018, at Maaspoort, Venlo, The Netherlands.

Spare parts, customized accessories or products, what can by produced on-demand? Which industries are the most impacted? What are the key constraints of on-demand manufacturing? How to manage quality through a distributed production model? What is the path toward deployment of additive manufacturing on end-used goods?


What drives you?

Innovation, change, improvements having positive impact on the society.

What emerging technologies/trends do you see as having the greatest potential in the short and long run?

Of course additive manufacturing but I’ll also add AI.

What kind of impact do you expect them to have?

Additive manufacturing will change all physical products, from the way we design them to the way we produce of course. AI will impact a lot large companies, replacing so much current offices jobs enabling leaner organisation and pushing more and more towards gig economy.

What are the barriers that might stand in the way?

Ultimately none.

What do you hope people to learn from your presentation?

A perspective on how will actually the additive manufacturing revolution happen.

About Paul Guillaumot
Paul Guillaumot is the founder and CEO of Spare Parts 3D, company specialized on on-demand production for spare parts via additive manufacturing operating in various sectors including Home Appliance, Marine, Oil and Gaz, General industry. Paul firmly believes that additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, is the leading driver of the 4th industrial revolution, enabling just-in-time, distributed and mass-customized production.

He started his career at Oliver Wyman, as strategy consultant and left upon the opportunity to join the spin-off called Theano Advisors. During his years in consulting, he got actively involved in many projects, including major transformation of international industrial companies such as Airbus or the French national railway Company, SNCF.

Holding a Master Degree in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering from Arts et Métiers Paristech (France), Paul has an extensive knowledge in product development and

About Spare Parts 3D
SpareParts3D provides on-demand and distributed production of spare parts and small-to-medium volumes production. We digitize spare parts inventory, and enable to produce them anywhere, anytime, in the shortest delay, leveraging our worldwide network of 3D printers. Our solutions drastically cuts your warehousing costs, and shortens the supply chain. Additive manufacturing enables you to produce on-demand and locally, and we believe it is a game-changer for the industry.

About Cargo Innovation Conference
The logistics industry is gearing up for possibly the biggest challenge in its history. Digital technologies disrupt the traditional valuechain. Disruption is everywhere. The traditional players have to adapt quickly, otherwise new entrants will threaten their positions or even take over.

The Cargo Innovation Conference addresses the impact of digitalisation of logistics processes on efficiency, profitability, user friendliness, transparency and more.



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