The BMW Group has opened its new Additive Manufacturing Campus. The new centre brings together production of prototype and series parts under one roof, along with research into new 3D printing technologies, and associate training for the global rollout of tool less production.
The campus, which came at an investment of EUR 15 million, will allow the BMW Group to develop its position as technology leader in the utilisation of additive manufacturing in the automotive industry. Last year, the BMW Group produced about 300,000 parts by additive manufacturing.
The Additive Manufacturing Campus currently employs up to 80 associates and operates about 50 industrial systems that work with metals and plastics. Another 50 systems are in operation at production sites around the world. The pre-development unit of the Additive Manufacturing Campus optimises new technologies and materials for comprehensive use across the company. The main […]
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