Marketplace Tech Report for Thursday, September 27, 2012
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It's called "Additive Manufacturing." There's a snappier name for it: 3D Printing. Til now we've tended to make objects by cutting, grinding, chiseling away at metal or wood. Now we are entering the age of making things by adding, not subtracting. The Obama administration thinks this sort of thing creates jobs, and wants to get 3D printing to a place near you.
Posted In: Tech, 3D printing, UC Irvine, manufacturing
The Obama Administration hopes to put $1 billion towards the future of manufacturing, with an emphasis on areas like 3D printing -- which is gaining more traction in the medical industry.