PODCAST: Additive Manufacturing For OEMs and MROs


This week's MRO Americas conference in Phoenix featured a keynote speech--and much chatter on the sidelines--around additive manufacturing. As colleague John Croft reported from the show, Pratt & Whitney aftermarket President Matthew Bromberg sees a day when all big MRO shops use additive manufacturing--often called 3-D printing--to help feed the spares supply chain.

This week's Check 6 podcast features a talk among a few of us editors about how far away that day might be, and what has to happen to get industry--the OEMs and the aftermarket--from here to there. Executive Editor Jim Asker leads the discussion, while Managing Editor for Technology Graham Warwick--who has cranked out more than a few salient words on the topic already--shares his extensive knowledge of a highly technical area. AWST Editor-in-Chief Joe Anselmo, who blogged about additive manufacturing from Phoenix, shares more of what he heard. With that lineup already in place, I was pretty much just along for the ride....

Click down below to hear this week's episode, and consider subscribing to the podcast via iTunes or your favorite PED podcast app. (Mine is RSSRadio by these folks.)


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