Defining the 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing Agenda in 2020
PALO ALTO, Calif. /3BL Media/— HP released its list of predictions for 3D printing and digital manufacturing in 2020. Informed by extensive interviews with a team of experts, this year’s research identifies top trends that will have a major impact on advancing Industry 4.0 such as the need for more sustainable production, how automation will transform the factory floor, and the rise of data and software as the backbone of digital manufacturing.
HP is focused on creating a sustainable impact on the planet, its people, and our communities around the world. Here's a look at just a few of our accomplishments in 2019, including creating world’s first product innovations using ocean-bound plastic, partnering to create a more forest positive future for printing, and empowering students and teachers in communities around the world with technology and curriculum.
Bursa, Turkey, Ermetal Technological Education Foundation (ERTEV) and HP launched their joint Maker Bus initiative in Bursa, Turkey, on 29 November 2019. The Maker Bus will introduce STEM training to remote rural and disadvantaged schools for more than a thousand children aged 10-13 with also mobilizing volunteers from HP and beyond.
Long-term partners of UNDP and IICPSD, ERTEV Foundation and HP came together to synergize their complementary strengths in making STEM trainings available to disadvantaged groups.
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ — HP Inc. introduced its newest PCs, displays, and accessories at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The company’s latest consumer and commercial product innovations offer users the freedom to work more securely and experience content from anywhere, connect devices simply and easily, and gives customers the freedom to show their personal values by offering the world’s first notebook and sleeve made with ocean-bound plastic materials7.
As we enter 2020, take one last look back on how brands communicated purpose in 2019
This past year, consumers, investors and employees demanded that companies enact change and demonstrate purpose beyond generating profit.
With 2019 about to wrap, we look back at the brands that rose to meet stakeholder expectations and the interesting ways they communicated their good work on environmental, social and governance (ESG) topics.
With automation and AI on the rise, companies who reskill their workforce can open doors for women across many industries.
By Veronica Lara
Maggie Warren, a process technician at the fiber optic cable manufacturer AFL Global, can see the future. She’s responsible for buying and maintaining the manufacturing parts and equipment her company uses, and she knows that automation is fundamentally changing her industry — and potentially, her job. But she isn’t worried.
Christopher enters a shady patio outside the doctor’s office. The 8-year-old is sporting his school uniform – red top, blue shorts – and a face full of focus. Time for a test walk.
Nearby, his mom and a doctor watch him slowly move forward. They like what they see. His right foot and ankle are wrapped in a new, lightweight brace made just for him four days earlier on an HP 3D printer. They peer particularly hard at Christopher’s right side – weakened by a stroke months before his birth.
His steps turn into a confident stroll. “That’s good!” his mom says.
During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the dramatic, inspiring story of the “Bald Ballerina” is told in the VR film The 100%.
By Sarah Murry
You are sitting in the audience of a theater, waiting for the show to start. The crowd murmurs in anticipation, the stage is dark. Suddenly the house lights flicker on, the music swells, and the curtain begins its ascent, revealing the silhouette of a beautiful ballerina. She’s close enough that you can hear the sound of her satin shoes brush the floor as she begins to dance.
Written by Ellen Jackowski, Global Head, Sustainability Strategy and Innovation, HP
Today’s multinational enterprises are operating in increasingly challenging planetary conditions. The effects of climate change are already upon us, manifesting in natural disasters and humanitarian catastrophes. Resource-rich forests are being destroyed at the pace of 27 football pitches per minute, and more than 8 million metric tonnes of plastic waste ends up in the ocean every year.