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Medical Additive Manufacturing

Medical manufacturing is growing several segments including orthopedic devices, instrumentation, implantable devices, patient-matched devices, and point-of-care-manufacturing. Driven by both innovation and regulation, medical device manufacturing continues to outperform the economy.

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What is Medical Manufacturing?

The medical device industry covers implants, instruments and equipment intended for therapeutics, monitoring and diagnostics. These include reconstructive devices such as hip and knee replacements as well as implantable monitors for cardiac and diabetic care.
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SME Medical Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Workgroup

The SME Medical Additive Manufacturing (MAM)/3D Printing Workgroup collaborates to identify challenges, develop resources, and to facilitate changes to support anyone using the technologies for medical/biomedical applications.
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Medical Manufacturing News

SME Media provides extensive coverage on medical manufacturing topics. Read articles related to medical manufacturing by clicking on the button below.
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Medical Manufacturing Videos

Looking for videos? SME's Medical Additive Manufacturing (MAM) has a YouTube channel with videos that range from keynote speeches at events to virtual surgical planning models.
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Medical Manufacturing Suppliers

The Manufacturing Engineering Source Guide is the database dedicated to manufacturing engineers, helping them find the products & services they need. Click below to access the Medical Device guide.
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Medical Additive Manufacturing Resources

Medical is one of the fastest-growing application areas of additive manufacturing. Whether as a better way to manufacture or enabling patient-specific devices, additive manufacturing has distinct advantages for medicine. This page brings together resources to help you understand and optimize your application of stage of the 3D process.