Additive manufacturing in Ohio is creating the next generation of innovation

| October 13, 2017

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Additive manufacturing, or AM, is on a fast path to revolutionizing the advanced manufacturing industry by changing the way companies make products. Whether it is the first FDA-approved, 3-D-printed drug or complex fuel nozzles for airplanes, Ohio is leading the way when it comes to making those innovations happen

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Maars is the world market leader in the field of partition walls. Maars combines years of experience by effortlessly merging special innovation, aesthetics and performance. Maars offers both standard and customized solutions in, for example, offices, airports, factories, cinemas, shops and hotels. Also in the public sector Maars has been active and has taken the lead with applications including hospitals, public institutions, universities and schools.

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