• John Hornick, Founder, 3D Printing Working Group, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, L.L.P
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    3D Printing & Job Creation

    One Machine Does It All US manufacturing jobs have been declining since 1975, but manufacturing has steadily increased.[1] This means US manufacturers are efficient, making more things with fewer people. So where will tomorrow’s jobs come from? As I explain in my book, 3D Printing Will Rock the World (available on Amazon or Kindle), 3D printing may be a big part of the answer to that question. Bringing jobs home Because 3D printers can make entire parts or products with fewer machines and therefore fewer people, they can eliminate the benefits of making things where labor is cheap. The implications are obvious: more manufacturing in America (or any country with…