3-D Printing Applications Changing Healthcare

3D_printersIn most fields revolutionized by 3-D printing, the growth primarily stems from the application of this technology to existing concepts and products. Major automotive, aerospace, and defense industries are now manufacturing 3-D printed components that were previously made with traditional manufacturing methods such as casting, molding, and forming.

When it comes to the healthcare industry, in addition to improving existing methods for the treatment and prevention of human sickness, 3-D printing is enabling never-before-seen breakthroughs. This is primarily because of two capabilities that are unique to 3-D printing: customization and layer-wise additive manufacturing.


About Peter Coffaro 1134 Articles

A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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