Industry players collaborate on combining sustainability and 3D printing

November 10, 2020
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Founded in 2019, the Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association (AMGTA) boosts 3D printing for sustainability and now has added industry stalwarts like EOS, GE Additive, Siemens Digital Industries Software, and SLM Solutions to founding members like Sintavia and Taiyo Nippon Sanso. While the AMGTA seems more focused on validating and promoting the environmental benefits of 3D printing technology today, innovations to further improve 3D pritnting sustainabilty will be a key trend in coming years. Watch to see if this organization can become an innovation driver as well, as it does bring together a strong complete ecosystem with printer makers, material firms, software developers, and users.

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