Additive Manufacturing, Q2 2012 Issue

Additive manufacturing at Boeing + improving communication with customers

The Spring 2012 edition of Additive Manufacturing looks at Boeing’s view of the potential of additive manufacturing to produce not just prototypes, but production components that fly on the plane. In fact, Boeing has been making some components through additive manufacturing for years. Also in this issue, a mold maker describes how an office-sized 3D printer saves the company cost and time by improving communcation with customers. An editorial commentary looks at different levels of familiarity with additive technology. To receive Additive Manufacturing as part of your subscription to Modern Machine Shop or MoldMaking Technology, go to or