“In the aerospace industry, there are plenty of research dollars to be had and the slightest improvement in weight reduction to an aircraft part can reduce fuel costs significantly. Though there is less of an impetus for innovating as quickly in the field of heavy equipment manufacturing, companies like Caterpillar, John Deere and Volvo CE are beginning to adopt 3D printing for more than just design and prototyping purposes…”

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