The applications of additive manufacturing seem to be endless – from building prototypes or models for visualization to manufacturing highly customized end-use products, small amounts of production parts and even replacing traditional machinery in the production line – AM has been considered a disruptive technology that could rapidly create new markets and extinguish traditional value-chains.

FTP is looking forward to hearing from its stakeholders and network partners about possible developments with AM. Let us know your opinion:

* 1. Do you know about ‘additive manufacturing?

* 2. Would you like FTP to include ‘additive manufacturing’ in the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda of the forest-based sector?