An Engineering Services Framework for Additive Manufacturing

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Additive Manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, is a technology that produces three-dimensional parts from its digital representation, through consecutive addition of material. It offers the possibility to produce parts without the design constraints of traditional manufacturing.

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Mailhot de Mexico is a company of Canadian origin founded in 1956 by Gilles Mailhot in St-Jacques, province of Quebec in Canada. It is located in the Santa Fe I Industrial Park, within Guanajuato Puerto Interior, located in the municipality of Silao, Guanajuato.

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