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UPS establishes 3D printing factory in Singapore

Nayela Deeba | Sept. 20, 2016
The logistics team in UPS will facilitate and help customers integrate 3D printing manufacturing solutions into their global supply chain.

UPS 3D printing

UPS will be launching a 3D printing facility in Singapore by the end of this year.

According to a press release, UPS has partnered Fast Radius, a US company, to provide customers with easy access to 3D printing technology for scalable manufacturing, and to increase supply chain efficiency. Businesses can make use of Fast Radius on Demand Production Platform to produce 3D parts which will be dispatched for delivery via UPS's global intra-asia transportation network.

By leveraging this system, companies will save cost and manage quality control on products. They'll get to produce more products for a lower cost. Furthermore, with 3D printing solutions, companies can minimise transportation cost, create several prototypes of products and manage production in a lesser amount of time.

 "3D printing will have a significant impact on industrial manufacturing and 21st century supply chains. At UPS, we are embracing disruptive technologies and integrating them into our global logistics network." said Ross McCullough, President at UPS Asia.

Businesses can place orders via the Fast Radius website or visit the UPS factory personally to make a purchase.

 

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