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Manufacturing in the Age of Experience

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CEOs know that the competitive playing field in manufacturing is a shape-shifter– and its transitions are gaining speed. It took 70 years for the Industrial Revolution to replace handcrafting with mass-produced goods, but just 20 years for the Offshoring Revolution and other factors to erase China’s wage advantage and make manufacturing a new game once again. Within a decade, led by disruptive technologies such as 3D printing, mass production itself may be threatened. Compass investigates the forces that are dramatically – and rapidly – reshaping Manufacturing in the Age of Experience.

A word from our CEO

For centuries, we have been struggling with shaping matter. Today, imagination takes the lead in the art of making: imagination is the mold for matter. That is the power of 3D technology and additive manufacturing: ships in a bottle, making possible the impossible, the addition of dream and reality; a new horizon in the history […]

3D printing

Disruptive technology poised to transform manufacturing

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