There is a thriving aftermarket in automobiles, including spoilers for cars, new Dubs, and, more obviously, mufflers. Air intakes that don’t take in air and optimization kits for engines are an extensive business. You will be surprised at how extensive it is, that the car aftermarket market is worth $318 billion or 3.2% of GDP in the US .
A section of this market is straight-up replacement parts, OEM and remanufactured spares. Of course, we understand that there is a huge opportunity there for 3D printing these extensive stocks of parts. Additionally, there is also the aftermarket accessories segment of this market. The accessories business is not made up of replacement, identical components but upgraded, redesigned, changed or somehow improved parts that add to the existing automobile. An outrageous spoiler or ground effect kit, faux carbon fiber are some of the typical examples here. Things like new engine management […]
3D Printing News Briefs, December 3, 2020: Continuous Composites, AIMS, ULTRAWAVE, Digital Building Technologies, QOROX, Disney
In this edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, Continuous Composites has opened a new manufacturing facility, while...