The Digital Factory

The Digital Factory

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Exploring future of manufacturing
9: 3D Printing for Railroads with Stefanie Brickwede
Apr 23 • 17 min
We speak with Stefanie Brickwede, who runs the additive manufacturing program at Deutsche Bahn, Germany’s rail operator and an international logistics powerhouse. We discuss the company’s applications for 3D printing, how she’s approached cultural change…
8: 4D Printing with Kristina Shea
Apr 5 • 33 min
Most people who design 3D printed objects want them to keep their shape as closely as possible after printing, but an emerging field known as 4D printing aims to make objects that can reconfigure themselves after fabrication. In episode 8 of the Digital…
7: Digital Assembly with Michael Todd
Mar 21 • 27 min
Product assembly is a big factor in production time, labor cost, and complexity. 3D printing can be used to consolidate multiple parts into a single part that couldn’t be produced conventionally, but most products still need at least some assembly.…
6: The evolving business of hardware with Eric Klein
Dec 12, 2017 • 37 min
We sit down with Eric Klein, partner at Lemnos, a leading early stage hardware venture fund. Klein and his partners provide direct investment and intensive coaching for hardware entrepreneurs in areas like robotics, aerospace, and connected devices. Play…
5: Urban Manufacturing with Krisztina “Z” Holly
Nov 29, 2017 • 30 min
In episode 5, we sit down with Krisztina “Z” Holly, host of the Art of Manufacturing podcast and founder of the MAKE IT IN LA initiative, a coalition of organizations that support the manufacturing ecosystem and inspire entrepreneurs to turn their…
4: Reinventing Metal 3D Printing with Ric Fulop
Aug 2, 2017 • 23 min
In honor of our conference on digital manufacturing, The Digital Factory, Formlabs has started a podcast! In this series, hosted by Jon Bruner and guest host David Cranor, we’ll explore the future of the factory floor through conversations with experts…
3: Metal, Lattices, and Beyond with Spencer Wright
Jul 5, 2017 • 34 min
Jon Bruner and David Cranor sit down with Spencer Wright, head of product at nTopology, where he helps build software that generates specialized lattices suited for specific manufacturing constraints. Wright also authors The Prepared, a weekly newsletter…
2: Connecting the Dots with Gian Paolo Bassi
May 24, 2017 • 26 min
Jon Bruner talks with Gian Paolo Bassi, CEO of SolidWorks, one of the leaders in 3D computer-aided design (CAD) technology. SolidWorks has revolutionized the availability of sophisticated, parametric solid modeling since its release in 1995. During his…
1: The Future of 3D Printing with Max Lobovsky
May 9, 2017 • 23 min
In honor of our conference on digital manufacturing, The Digital Factory, Formlabs is pleased to publish the first episode of our new podcast! In this series, hosted by Jon Bruner, we’ll explore the future of the factory floor through conversations with…