Ready for Mass Production: Volkswagen Uses the Latest 3-D Printing Process for Production

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Volkswagen is the first automotive manufacturer using the latest 3-D printing technology: the “HP Metal Jet” process simplifies and speeds up metallic 3-D printing. The biggest advantage: productivity improves 50 times compared to other 3-D printing methods and depending on the component. Hence, for the first time, three-dimensional printing is mass production ready in automotive industry. Together with printer manufacturer HP and component manufacturer GKN Powder Metallurgy, Volkswagen is pressing ahead with the development of

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