27 November 2019 13:21
German multinational engineering and technology company, Bosch, is perhaps the world’s largest supplier of automotive components and an important supplier of industrial technologies, consumer goods, plus energy and building technology.   It is, therefore, not surprising that the company is also heavily involved in additive manufacturing (AM). The technology expedites time-to-market for new products when used for prototyping and, when used for production, it can introduce more flexibility and agility into a supply chain by printing certain components faster and on-demand.     Bosch uses AM across all of its company divisions and also has ...
28 May 2019 13:38
The automotive industry is facing demands on all fronts: the demand for newer, better performing vehicles, as well as the need to optimise production and streamline supply chains and logistics. One technology that is helping to meet these challenges is 3D printing.   3D printing is increasingly being explored across all areas of automotive production. Aside from its extensive use for rapid prototyping, the technology is also being used to produce tooling and, in some cases, end parts.   With the range of automotive 3D printing applications continuing to expand, below are some of ...
18 January 2019 9:26
[caption id="attachment_7390" align="alignright" width="251"] Revannth Murugesan, Managing Director at Carbon Performance[/caption] The world of performance racing and motorsports is defined by innovation. Where performance and speed are key criteria, maintaining engineering excellence is crucial. As such, the sector is increasingly looking towards technologies like additive manufacturing to drive innovation.   One company leveraging this development is Carbon Performance, a UK-based startup that manufactures high-performance components using additive manufacturing. Using AI and blockchain technologies in addition to AM, the company aims to deliver the next generation of smart automotive components.   We spoke with Carbon ...