3D Printing Gives U.S. Manufacturer a Leg up on Competitors (July 12, 2017)

A widespread user of SAP, like Jabil, will benefit additionally because they can more easily integrate 3D printing into procurement, sales, inventory and logistic systems. Jabil also selected SAP Leonardo IoT solutions, including SAP Distributed Manufacturing, to support their 3D printing initiative.

How 3D Printing Is Helping This Manufacturer Stay Ahead Of Competitors  (July 14, 2017)

Using SAP Distributed Manufacturing and SAP Leonardo, we’re collaborating with Jabil to help their customers deliver innovative, locally manufactured and customized goods. SAP and Jabil are working to transform the entire process --from inception to delivery -- to a 100% digitally native process.

SAP Offers Growing Ecosystem for 3D Printing Innovation with SAP Distributed Manufacturing (April 24, 2017)

SAP launched SAP Distributed Manufacturing, a new application resulting from its co-innovation with customers and service providers to make 3D printing a seamless part of digital manufacturing.

SAP Opens Industrial 3D Printing Early Access Program to More Customers (January 26, 2017)

SAP announced the opening of the early access program for the SAP Distributed Manufacturing application to new customers as part of its joint collaboration with UPS. The move bolsters SAP’s effort to make 3D printing and on-demand manufacturing an integral part of the digital manufacturing landscape.

SAP, Stratasys Accelerate Distributed Manufacturing Innovation Across Network of 3D Printing Labs (November 17, 2016)

SAP announced it is establishing a global network of 3D printing co-innovation labs to educate and enable customers, employees and partners on the adoption of additive manufacturing as an integral part of the manufacturing production line.

SAP Launches Next Phase in Distributed Manufacturing Initiative (September 20, 2016)

SAP announces the initial co-innovation customers and open registration for joint SAP and UPS early adopters 3D printing program.  


UPS On-Demand 3D Printing Network Expanded To Asia (September 19, 2016)

UPS today said its partner Fast Radius will open a 3D printing factory in a UPS facility in Singapore by the end of this year, expanding the UPS on-demand 3D printing network to Asia and enabling customers to increase their supply chain efficiency with additive manufacturing.


SAP Collaborates With APWorks to Accelerate and Remaster the On-Demand Industrial 3D Printing Process (July 12, 2016)

SAP announced the signing of a co-innovation agreement with APWorks, a subsidiary of Airbus Defense and Space GmbH, which aims to accelerate the adoption and standardization of industrial 3D printing initiatives for the aerospace and defense industry.


SAP and UPS to Simplify Industrial On-Demand Manufacturing Through End-to-End 3D Printing (May 18, 2016)

SAP announced it has signed an agreement with UPS to collaborate to transform the ad hoc world of industrial 3D printing into a seamless, on-demand manufacturing process from order through manufacturing and delivery.





HP and Deloitte Announce Alliance to Accelerate Digital Transformation of US$12 Trillion Global Manufacturing Industry  (August 24, 2017)

New alliance combines HP’s leading 3D printing platform with Deloitte’s unrivaled digital transformation capabilities

SAP launches 3-D printing application linking procurement with UPS' next-gen network (April 26, 2017)

SAP SE intends to streamline its manufacturing supply chain and internet of things (IoT) options with UPS, HP, and Jabil Circuit in order to provide a quicker means of accessing 3-D printing opportunities,

GE, Stratasys, SAP push 3D printing, additive manufacturing (April 24, 2017)

GE Additive opened a customer experience center in Munich. SAP makes SAP Distributed Manufacturing generally available. And Stratasys and Siemens hook up to make rail parts on the fly.

Airbus Flies First 3D-Printed Flight Control Component
(April 13, 2017)

Airbus has flown a 3D-printed spoiler actuator valve block on its flight-test A380, the valve block becoming the first 3D-printed primary flight control hydraulic component ever flown on an Airbus aircraft.

3D printing firms SLM and EOS partner with SAP in distributed manufacturing effort (March 31, 2017)

Germany-headquartered 3D printing specialist SLM Solutions Group is partnering with business software giant SAP in a distributed manufacturing effort, joining fellow 3D printing technology developer EOS.

SLM Solutions to utilise early access program through SAP partnership (March 30, 2017)

SLM Solutions is to become a partner of enterprise application software company, SAP, utilising its early access program.

3D Printing Is Already Starting To Threaten The Traditional Spare Parts Supply Chain (March 6, 2017)

The race is on to use 3D printing to produce small-series parts, on demand and on location, for industries from aerospace to automotive. At stake is the shape of a $400 billion market for spare parts manufacturing and logistics. And those changes are not 20, or even 10, years out — they are happening now.

3D Printing Transforms Industries, Reshapes Business (February 22, 2017)

In the few short years that 3D printing has become an increasingly popular tool worldwide, most manufacturers have used the technology to build prototypes. Today, however, companies are moving well beyond prototyping, using 3D printing to build working parts, save costs, and reduce down time.

SAP Taps 3D Printing for Worldwide Distributed Manufacturing spoke with SAP Senior Vice President of Digital Assets and IoT, Gil Perez, to understand how the worldwide logistics giant was able to bring AM into mainstream manufacturing.

SAP Radio: The Future of Distributed Manufacturing and 3D Printing (November 10, 2016)

Distributed Manufacturing leveraging 3D printing is pushing the bounds of the possible. Technology has already moved beyond 3D printed sugar cubes and pasta, to building 3D printed cars and even 3D printed prosthetic limb replacement.

SAP, UPS work to attract partners to distributed manufacturing initiative (September 20, 2016)

SAP and UPS launched a ​website today that they hope will attract other companies into a partner program to test new industrial 3D printing methods.


Airbus subsidiary to pilot 3D printing to new heights with SAP   (September 9, 2016)

Airbus subsidiary APWorks is collaborating with SAP to finesse a new software suite aimed at discrete manufacturers looking to embrace additive manufacturing. Read more in this diginomica article.


Announcements From UPS, SAP, HP And Fast Radius Mark A Historic Turning Point For Manufacturing  (May 18, 2016)

For years, pundits have been predicting that advanced technologies like 3D printing will lead to a great disruption in global manufacturing and supply chains. This week may well be the moment that history will mark as the turning point toward this brilliant new future. Read more in this Forbes article.


UPS and SAP Push On-Demand 3D Printing  (May 18, 2016)

You want to order a part now and get it tomorrow? UPS and SAP are working on it. Read more in this Fortune article.




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