Access your Pro+ Content below.
CW Benelux: 3D printing on the rise
This quarter’s CW Benelux looks at the practical use of 3D printing in the Netherlands. It seems the technology has found its home, at least initial home, in manufacturing, with the early buzz around its consumer potential now a reality in the enterprise sector. The possibilities have not escaped government attention. The Dutch ministry of economic affairs last year unveiled an action plan for smart industry to boost development and standards for smart industrial applications, including 3D printing. Also read how PostNL is using IT to help its business to prosper in a transformed mail industry, find out how businesses in the Netherlands are getting their heads around blockchain technology, and see what KLM is doing with virtual reality technology.
Access this CW+ Content for Free!
Features in this issue
3D projects abound in the Netherlands, with the technology being applied to canal bridges, bicycles, ship components and buildings
Amsterdam is already a leading tech hub, and is now offering support for companies in their second phase of development
Dutch airline KLM develops virtual reality simulation to show engineers what to do if a maintenance hangar catches fire