Behind Manufacturing's Mass Customization Trend
Thursday, June 13 • 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Location: Booth 102
Title: Behind Manufacturing's Mass Customization Trend
Description: The impact of mass customization enabled by additive manufacturing cannot be overstated. Custom athletic shoes and insoles are already disrupting the consumer market, and industry analysts predict that 3D printing will have a significant impact on the $100 billion per year eyewear industry. "Users increasingly expect to be able to purchase eyewear products that are tailor made for them," said a market report from SmarTech. In medtech, the market for patient-specific products and implants has tremendous potential. In this session, we'll take a look at what's driving the customization trend and provide insights on the tools manufacturers need to take advantage of it.