Tag: 3D printing

The drive to find innovative product solutions to distinct yourself from competitors and provide the customer with the highest possible value is essential for getting ahead in retail. Or staying ahead. Since consumers seek more custom products that fit their exact needs, companies find their way to digital production processes. Decathlon is one of these [...]
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The manufacturing of foot orthotics or insoles has been an intricate and slow process until recently. With the introduction of 3D-printed insoles based on 3D scans creating a digital flow, new opportunities have opened up and broadened the orthotics horizon. Efficiency, cost and accessibility are examples of how 3D-printing and scanning technology have influenced the product and [...]
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Twikit has always been looking for ways to improve efficiency and productivity. Giving flexibility and responsibility to its employees, by offering homeworking possibilities, is one of its ways to do so. The quick upcoming of the COVID-19 pandemic and the fact that Belgian companies had to close their doors, only intensified this. For Twikit’s 35 [...]
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Twikit has always taken great importance in offering an end-to-end solution to its customers. The ability to support brands from day 1 with their exploration of product customization and new digital manufacturing technologies like 3D printing is one of the core values of Twikit. To strengthen this philosophy, a new proposition was launched early this year: Studio Twikit.  Studio Twikit, as a part of Twikit, supports leading brands with design engineering and consultancy for product customization and digital manufacturing like 3D printing. Through product [...]
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Leather has been used for centuries for a wide variety of products (luxury goods, furniture, high-end sports equipment and car interiors). Leather is a versatile material that allows manufacturers to produce creative products with a luxurious finish. 3D-printing and digital manufacturing techniques can bring those products to an even higher level with personalization.   Twikit developed a software solution to reach this level of personalization and makes [...]
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Automotive manufacturing is facing its biggest reinvention since Henry Ford's T-model. Electrification, connectivity and autonomous driving are today's main areas of innovation, but should not be considered as isolated domains. How will the shift to the new automotive era look like with innovative manufacturing techniques? Reinventing the automotive industry requires a holistic approach to create new value for customers and professional users. Innovative technologies and renewed [...]
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The automotive industry continues to face new challenges. New design trends, shorter time-to-market, and higher customer requirements made car manufacturers rethink their processes. A change in philosophy that welcomes Additive Manufacturing techniques into the industry.   When 3D-printing for end parts was introduced into the automotive industry, aesthetically pleasing car parts were the focus for designers and product managers. However, there was still a lack of [...]
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The way orthoses are made is changing drastically. Optimal healing processes are reached by fully customizing casts, splints, and other orthotic devices to a patient's specific needs and requirements. Any error or flaw in the design can prevent the patient's recovery or hinder their functionality.  Orthoses are frequently made using molds. The traditional process requires a lot of steps and could be executed more [...]
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Orthotic devices are used to provide protection and support to limbs with injuries or medical conditions. The medical industry has been using traditional manufacturing techniques to produce these devices but are now being replaced by digital manufacturing techniques such as 3D printing. Curious to know why? Continue reading this blog.  The traditional method uses plaster or [...]
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Are athletes evolving to superhumans or lies the secret within their equipment? Records are being broken around the world. From personal bests to Olympic performances, all are improving at a very fast pace and Twikit has an explanation. Additive manufacturing has found its way towards the sports industry.  More and more sports equipment manufacturers are turning away from traditional production techniques. These techniques turn out to [...]
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