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Can The Tooling Process Be A Hidden Money Saver In Your Business?

Can The Tooling Process Be A Hidden Money Saver In Your Business?

Any change in tooling has a direct impact on the production line’s quantity, quality, and pricing, further impacting a business’ bottom line. 

Each tool on the production line can cost up to hundreds of dollars to replace, and often spare tool inventory is kept slim to manage towards profit.

So how can advanced manufacturing help? There are two approaches, incremental and disruptive. Which one suits you best?
Reduce Your Tooling Costs With Advanced Manufacturing

Reduce Your Tooling Costs With Advanced Manufacturing

There are opportunities to create rapid and lasting change in your organization by embracing advanced manufacturing in the tooling process.
Is 3D Printing really "green manufacturing"?

Is 3D Printing really "green manufacturing"?

One of the calls from the advanced manufacturing industry is to embrace 3D printing, and its opportunity to reduce waste, so we wanted to take a look and see where the industry is headed. The answer is….
Sintratec vs. Sinterit SLS 3D Printers - 3DChimera

Sintratec vs. Sinterit SLS 3D Printers

When you are searching for a new SLS 3D printer, it only makes sense to consider all of the options available on the market. At the moment, the two leaders in affordable SLS 3D printing are Sintratec and Sinterit. With names this close, it is not surprising when we find customers confused between the two brands.  
3 Great Ways To Grow Your Business Using Additive Manufacturing

3 Great Ways To Grow Your Business Using Additive Manufacturing

This paper presents an overview of three ways to grow your business by moving away from traditional manufacturing and over to additive manufacturing.
The most common applications are: Prototyping, Tooling and Inventory Management.
Take Control of your Supply Chain with Additive Manufacturing - 3DChimera

How You Can Take Control of Your Supply Chain with Additive Manufacturing

It seems that every year is now the year of "Supply Chain Problems". 

From back-to-back international holiday schedules, COVID delays, to trade wars and increased shipping fees (with longer delivery times) the global economy feels like it's in a tailspin. As a business leader it feels like manufacturing and supply chain issues are completely out of your control...but, what if I told you that we may have your solution?

Tips & Tricks: Design for Additive Manufacturing

Tips & Tricks: Design for Additive Manufacturing

Sharing tips and tricks for designing parts that take advantage of the SLS 3D printing process!
Predictions for 2022

Predictions for 2022

In 2021 many companies were plagued with global supply chain issues and shipping delays, which will continue to play out over the next several years.  With an eye to the future, the most innovative businesses have turned to additive manufacturing to supplement their production via outsourced service bureaus or with the acquisition of new 3d printing equipment for in-house production. 
Business Bonus - Section 179 Explained - 3DChimera

Business Bonus - Section 179 Explained

Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment and/or software purchased or financed during the tax year. That means that if you buy (or lease) a piece of qualifying equipment, you can deduct the FULL PURCHASE PRICE from your gross income. It’s an incentive created by the U.S. government to encourage businesses to buy equipment and invest in themselves.
3D Printer = R&D Tax Exemption in Florida - 3DChimera

3D Printer = R&D Tax Exemption in Florida

Are you a business based in Florida who is looking for a new 3D printer or 3D scanner?  Well, you are in good fortune this year as the Florida Department of Revenue is looking out for your growth.
4 Reasons to Prototype With 3D Printers

4 Reasons to Prototype With 3D Printers

There are plenty of great business reasons to utilize advanced manufacturing, especially 3D printing, to prototype your product. You can reduce risk speed the design process and more...
Streamlining your Inventory to Save Money

Streamlining your Inventory to Save Money

Managing your inventory is often a tricky balance of having too much in stock and not having enough. Let’s consider how your manufacturing line or industrial enterprise could be affected by a mismanaged inventory and how advanced manufacturing will solve all these problems.