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Magna Closures Final CNC machined prototype integrated into vehicle.

3D Printer and Scanner expedite prototyping for Magna Closures

Magna International’s Magna Closures subsidiary is a leading supplier of door modules, window systems, power closure systems, latching systems, handle assemblies, electronics, lighting systems, engineering glass and sealing systems to the global automotive industry. “One of the greatest challenges faced by our product development team is that our products need to be tightly integrated into…

Solaxis 3D Printed Tooling

Solaxis 3D print an Automotive Jig cutting weight and improving accuracy

With the help of Stratasys 3D printers, Solaxis designed and manufactured a jig for an automotive supplier, which uses it to assemble high-volume plastic door seals.

Trakka motorhome vehicle

Revving up motorhome vehicle development with SOLIDWORKS

Using SOLIDWORKS 3D design tools for vehicle development, Trakka has cut time-to-market for its products in half, which has helped the company double its product offering and grow its business.

Honda 3D printing accessories

Honda shifts its customization options into high gear with 3D printing

The quality of design at Honda Access improved significantly as designers can now 3D print auto accessories in real time during the design process

BMW 3D Printing Jigs and Fixtures

3D Printing Jigs & Fixtures at BMW

Moving beyond prototyping, BMW is extending the application of FDM to other areas and functions, including 3D Printing Jigs and Fixtures.

Volvo construction equipment

Volvo Construction Equipment 3D Print Functional Prototypes

Volvo Construction Equipment avoided tooling costs by 3D printing a functional prototype of a water pump for their A30G articulated hauler, saving 18 weeks and over $9,200.

Team Penske Car

Team Penske’s Efforts with Additive Manufacturing create Winning Results

Team Penske are able to use parts right off their FDM® and PolyJet™ 3D printers for their race cars. Learn more in the Stratasys case study.

Piper aircraft hydroforming

Piper reduces cost and lead time of Hydroforming Tooling for a personal jet

Piper Aircraft offers efficient single-engine and twin-engine trainer, personal and business aircraft. The PiperJet Altaire is a single-engine turbofan jet being developed by Piper that seats a pilot and five passengers. It has a projected cruising speed of 360 knots and a range of 1,300 nautical miles. Piper is using hydroforming to produce hundreds of…

Additive manufacturing aerospace part

Additive Manufacturing reduces Aerospace part lead time by 95%

Rapid Processing Solutions Inc. (Rapid PSI) is a contract manufacturer that specializes in Additive Manufacturing Aerospace parts. The company uses Stratasys 3D Production Systems to make production parts for most every large business jet manufacturer worldwide.

Additive manufacturing production part

Latécoère adopts Additive Manufacturing to enhance traditional production processes

Latécoère uses Additive Manufacturing Production Parts for transformational manufacturing results. Founded in Toulouse, France, Latécoère produces specialized aerospace structures for leading aircraft companies such as Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Dassault, Embraer and others. The company continues to demonstrate significant growth in the production of structural aerospace parts and the manufacture of electrical wiring systems, an area that…

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