3D Printing

Additive Manufacturing for Cost Savings and Performance Increases in Assembly Line Tooling

HP & Gonzalez Production Systems
September 16, 2022
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Designing for additive manufacturing was a learning process that forced Pontiac, Michigan-based Gonzalez Production Systems to recognize and break old habits. But the performance and light-weighting 3D printing exercise came in more than 20% cheaper than the baseline design. And, of course, the lead time for parts went from weeks to days. If you want to read more about this digital transformation and others, check out Chapter 2 of Automation Alley's 2022 Technology in Industry Report on Additive Manufacturing & The Future of Production.

Read the full case study in our Technology in Industry Report; Chapter 2: Additive Manufacturing & The Future of Production here

HP & Gonzalez Production Systems
HP & Gonzalez Production Systems

About Gonzalez Design Group Founded in 1975, the Gonzalez family of companies has strategically grown to become a major full-service supplier in the automotive, aerospace, defense and communications electronics industries. A family-owned, Certified Minority Business Enterprise, Gonzalez Group is proudly comprised of three companies located in Oak Park, Troy and Pontiac, Michigan as well as in Queretero, Mexico. About HP We are a technology company born of the belief that companies should do more than just make a profit. They should make the world a better place.Our efforts in climate action, human rights, and digital equity prove that we are doing everything in our power to make it so.

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