HP to build CoE for Additive Manufacturing in Andhra Pradesh

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The Additive Manufacturing centre would give small and medium businesses (SMBs) and start-ups in Andhra Pradesh an opportunity to learn more about the benefits of 3D Printing.

HP Inc India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Tuesday with the Andhra Pradesh government to build a Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Additive Manufacturing. For the CoE for 3D printing, powered by HP‘s 3D printing technology, the pact was inked with the Andhra Pradesh Innovation Society (APIS) and the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board. (Read also HP in China)

We believe HP’s cutting-edge 3D printing technology will fuel innovation in manufacturing and help upskill young professionals to make them ready for Industry 4.0 in the state,”

.Sumeer Chandra, Managing Director at HP Inc India

HP India will be the key knowledge provider for this initiative. The Center of Excellence would be equipped with 3D printers that can handle short-run production and functional prototyping. APIS would provide infrastructural support and enable necessary certifications and accreditations while APEDB will drive and encourage the usage of the CoE by government departments, defense, and public sector enterprises.

The Additive Manufacturing centre would give small and medium businesses (SMBs) and start-ups in Andhra Pradesh an opportunity to learn more about the benefits of 3D Printing.

“Manufacturing in Andhra Pradesh has great potential as a lot of demand is slated to come from domestic consumption. Andhra Pradesh’s impetus in automotive, electronics and aerospace makes technologies like 3D printing market-ready,”

-J. Krishna Kishore, CEO, APEDB.

HP introduced its Jet Fusion 4200 3D Printing solutions — capable of printing functional parts 10 times faster, at half the cost — in India last year. In January, HP launched Jet Fusion 300/500 series of color 3D printers to enable manufacturers to produce engineering-grade, functional parts in full color, black or white.

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Source: The News Minute, Tech Shorts HP to build Centre of Excellence for 3D printing in Andhra Pradesh https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/hp-build-centre-excellence-3d-printing-andhra-pradesh-97823, published on Mar6, 2019 and was re-edited by João Andrade on Mar9, 2019;

 

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