Helping you understand the potential of 3D printing in your business
3D printing is already transforming industries
and revolutionizing manufacturing. Is your
business equipped to find the value, build
the capability and deploy the technology?

Given the vast possibilities of 3D printing, it’s often difficult to identify your first steps, never mind the giant leap that will transform your business. Should you wait and see what everyone else is doing, then follow the crowd? Or ask Blueprint to identify where 3D printing will have the most impact – so you can set the pace instead?

What we do

With 15 years’ experience in virtually every industry, we’re the world’s leading 3D printing consultants. This expertise means we can quickly and confidently evaluate the strategic impact of 3D printing on your business, so you can implement important decisions with confidence. Our team will assess every aspect of your business, then advise how 3D printing could streamline your processes, improve efficiency and boost top-line growth.

Who this helps
  • Executives
  • Senior leadership
  • Corporate strategists

We help senior leadership understand how 3D printing affects their business on a strategic level. We provide our knowledge and insights so you can be confident when making decisions about 3D printing that change the trajectory of your business.

How we help
  • Identify areas where time and resources are limited
  • Evaluate if 3D printing can solve your business challenges
  • Pinpoint where 3D printing fits into your business
  • Determine potential disruption to customers and competitors
  • Assess optimal timing of 3D printing adoption
  • Analyze direct impact on your business and supply chain
  • Show how competitors use 3D printing to improve bottom line

The most important thing
you’ll ever make with 3D
printing is the right decision

That’s why we apply a highly structured way of reviewing your business.

Using our structured approach, we develop a deep understanding of your business that informs our recommendations. To do this, we review your operating model, product and/or service offering and strategy. We also examine external forces impacting your business, including competitors, market forces and industry megatrends.

We then apply our insight to identify the most high-value 3D printing opportunities for your business. Finally, we provide an actionable roadmap for 3D printing deployment and adoption.

Reviewing organization structure
Work with your personnel to understand internal functions, process chains, products, services and channels to accurately map insertion points for 3D printing.
Understanding external drivers and megatrends
Analyze business landscape, supply chain and competitors to see how 3D printing is used in industry and how you can get ahead of disruption.
Assessing the capacity to embrace change
Assess key factors within your business to measure preparedness for technology adoption.
Highlighting sales growth and cost saving opportunities
Identify the most impactful 3D printing opportunities.
Outlining a roadmap for action
Synthesize a strategy, assemble a roadmap and deliver a plan of action to implement.
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Strategic impact

Our team will help lay the foundations for total confidence in business transformation by demonstrating the ways 3D printing can reshape your strategy.
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Product innovation

We’ll help you gain a deeper understanding of how 3D printing can open up new thinking and build pioneering products while boosting your top line.
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Additive deployment

With our help, you can identify the people, processes and tools needed for to successfully deploy 3D printing with your organization.
Operations Consulting
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Operational improvement

We’ll show you how to understand, identify and measure the benefits of additive manufacturing on your production line, inventory and supply chain.
Applications Consulting
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Application validation

Our consultants will help you explore the technical viability and economic feasibility of 3D printing for your specific manufacturing needs.
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Design optimization

Our engineers will work closely with your design teams to help them understand 3D printing and design so your teams can realize the potential of their designs.
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Think additively

The Blueprint team will help you learn design for 3D printing and then apply the associated thought processes to your product designs.
Start your additive journey
Work with our Blueprint consultants on your next 3D printing project and see the results for yourself.
Unlock the power behind the six drivers
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How we helped real companies make real change
Regardless of size or industry, we have helped hundreds of clients design and deliver their 3D printing strategy.