We’re on the air – again: Talking Additive season 2 has arrived

Talking Additive, our 3D printing podcast, is back. Our second season showcases how 3D printing is beginning to play a larger role in manufacturing, thanks to seemingly permanent changes in supply chains. We’ll also be taking a deep dive into jigs and fixtures. The series is once again hosted by Matt Griffin, Ultimaker’s Director of Community. Read on for a brief description of our latest episode, as well as a recap of season one.

How can I listen to Talking Additive?

The first episode of Talking Additive’s second season now available – as well as the entirety of our first season. That’s 11 episodes in total that you can download and stream today. New episodes will release every two weeks. Season two will see Matt speaking with representatives from companies such as Jabil, ERIKS, and BASF. Subscribe today to be the first to hear them!

Creating tools, jigs, and fixtures on the road to end-use parts

In the special 80-minute first episode of Talking Additive’s second season, Jabil Additive’s Director of Product Management, Matt Torosian, discusses how Jabil produces engineering-grade polymer filaments for manufacturing processes and end-use parts.

Matt Griffin, Ultimaker’s Director of Community, returns as the host of Talking Additive

Jabil’s factory ecosystem has deployed these solutions for its own print cells for several years, and continues to introduce new materials to the Ultimaker Marketplace that help manufacturers increase the capabilities for jigs, fixtures, tooling – and eventually end-use parts. Additionally, Matt draws on his 30-plus years of experience in the polymer business to discuss the role of 3D printing in the future of manufacturing.

What happened in season one?

Season one of Talking Additive saw Matt Griffin speak with representatives from top-name companies from around the world, including L’Oreal, DSM, and LEHVOSS Group. The season also examined the role of 3D printing in the bot the defense and food and beverage industries, as well as went behind the scenes at Ultimaker, for an up-close look at the evolution of FFF 3D printing in manufacturing and design.

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