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Managing 3D Printing

Operations Management for Additive Manufacturing

  • Daniel Eyers

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Daniel Eyers
    Pages 1-6
  3. Michael Ryan
    Pages 7-24
  4. Mia Delić
    Pages 25-44
  5. Siavash H. Khajavi, Mika Salmi, Jan Holmström
    Pages 45-60
  6. Carl Philip T. Hedenstierna, Stephen M. Disney, Jan Holmström
    Pages 61-75
  7. Daniel Eyers
    Pages 77-96
  8. Paolo Minetola, Paolo C. Priarone, Giuseppe Ingarao
    Pages 97-126
  9. Andrew Potter, Jonathan Gosling, Michael Ryan
    Pages 127-142
  10. Helen Rogers, Christos Braziotis
    Pages 161-177
  11. Tillmann Böhme, Thomas Birtchnell
    Pages 179-190
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 191-194

About this book


This edited book serves to unify the current state of knowledge for 3D printing /

Additive Manufacturing and its impact on manufacturing operations. Bringing

together leading experts from across the operations and supply chain disciplines

the contributions offer a concise, accessible, and focused text for researchers and

practitioners alike. Showing how 3DP can be implemented in a multitude of business

models, the book explores how to manage 3DP both in the production environment

and wider supply chain.


supply chain management 3DP additive manufacturing technology business models digital integration product production

Editors and affiliations

  • Daniel Eyers
    • 1
  1. 1.Cardiff Business SchoolCardiff UniversityCardiffUK

About the editors

Daniel Eyers is Senior Lecturer in Manufacturing Systems Management at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University, UK. He is Chartered Engineer with extensive industry experience, and he draws upon this in much of his interdisciplinary work. Daniel’s research focuses on the implications of advanced manufacturing technologies for operations and supply chain management, and for over a decade this has explicitly focused on 3D printing / Additive Manufacturing.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Managing 3D Printing
  • Book Subtitle Operations Management for Additive Manufacturing
  • Editors Daniel Eyers
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management Business and Management (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-030-23322-8
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-23325-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-030-23323-5
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIV, 194
  • Number of Illustrations 25 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Logistics
    Innovation/Technology Management
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