“Metal 3D printing has already seen a number of advancements in 2016. From the nanoscale to a $23.98M manufacturing facility, metal additive manufacturing (AM) is getting better all the time.

The last five years have seen explosive growth in the industry. As indicated by this graph from a Wohlers Associates report, sales of metal 3D printers increased by 75 percent in 2013 alone:” – Ian Wright / Engineering.com

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