Joris Peels

3D Printing mergers for a successful integration

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John Barnes, a consultant, expresses his perspective on a potential merger involving Stratasys, a prominent 3D printing company. As 3D printing advances and gains momentum across various industries, it is essential to balance technological advancements with human-centric considerations.

Barnes underscores the need to approach 3D printing holistically, considering how it can positively impact society while addressing potential concerns and challenges. Barnes values integrating 3D printing technology to align with human needs, values, and well-being. John Barnes further emphasizes the importance of maintaining the human element in the 3D printing sector. He raises several vital points: Considering the Impact on Jobs; Examining the Meaning of “Synergy”; Challenges of Cultural Integration; Customer Value and Different Needs; Importance of Growth and Value.

Barnes encourages considering the impact on jobs, examining the value of mergers, addressing cultural integration challenges, understanding customer needs, and ensuring that growth and value are adequately accounted for.

Ten Hours by Joris Peels.

Consultant John Barnes on a Stratasys Merger: “We Have to Keep 3D Printing Human”.

Transforming landfill culture to embrace the sustainable power of 3D Printing

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Discover the revolutionary potential of 3D Printing in challenging our landfill culture and transforming how we consume and discard products. This thought-provoking article delves into the half-life of things and how 3D Printing technology can address the mounting waste crisis. Learn how 3D Printing empowers individuals and industries to create objects on demand, reducing the need for mass production and its associated environmental impact.

In a world consumed by mass production and disposal, it is half led to a mounting waste crisis from clothing to electronics. Landfills overflow with discarded items, releasing harmful toxins into the environment and contributing to climate change. A glimmer of hope emerges in the form of 3D printing technology. With its ability to create three-dimensional objects layer by layer, 3D printing holds the potential to disrupt our landfill culture and usher in a new era of sustainable production.

Unlike traditional manufacturing methods that require large-scale factories and extensive supply chains, 3D printing enables decentralized production to manufacture objects on demand, reducing the need for excessive inventory and minimizing waste.3D printing is the capacity to utilize recycled materials. By transforming plastic waste into filament for 3D printers, we can divert it from landfills and give it a new lease on life.

by Joris Peels,

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