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Looking at Ford and trinckle's Partnership: How to Reduce Costs in Production and Assembly

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For the automotive industry, production and assembly tools like jigs and fixtures are an easy, practical entry point into additive manufacturing. Pairing design automation software with the cost-effective production power of in-house 3D printing, you can drastically reduce the time it takes to design jigs and fixtures and cut costs.

In this on-demand webinar, we’ll walk through a case study showing how Ford uses automated CAD to reduce costs per part by 50% and show specific examples of how you can start 3D printing jigs and fixtures for your production and assembly today.

What you will learn:

  • 10:08 - Current state of 3D printing in Ford’s field of production and assembly
  • 16:57 - Dr. Ole Broker shows you how to configure a jig using trinckle paramate software
  • 22:43 - Andrew Edman walks through how to prepare your jig design, 3D print it, and post-process it
  • 29:35 - 3 ways to optimize across the part, process, and product levels in your organization

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Webinar Speakers


Andrew Edman

Industry Manager for Manufacturing

Andrew Edman is an industry manager for product design, engineering, and manufacturing at Formlabs. Prior to Formlabs, Andrew ran CLEAR design lab, a product design and development consultancy that helped startups and Fortune 500 companies alike to create new products, from concept to full-scale manufacturing. At Formlabs, Andrew works to help manufacturers get value from adding 3D printing to their operations, from validation to production floor jigs and fixtures.


Dr. Ole Bröker

Head of Business Development and Sales at trinckle

Dr. Ole Bröker is responsible for the business development, marketing and sales departments at trinckle. He studied business administration with focus on marketing and finance in Germany and Sweden before he received his PhD in industrial marketing at the University of Münster in 2014. He joined the young trinckle team in Berlin in 2014 and took over the marketing department. In 2016 his responsibility expanded to business development and sales for trinckle's software division.