3Diligent launches Industry 4.0 consulting division for Additive Manufacturing solutions

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June 13, 2019

June 13, 2019

3Diligent launches Industry 4.0 consulting division for Additive Manufacturing solutions

3Diligent provides Design for Additive Manufacturing services (Courtesy 3Diligent)

 

3Diligent, a digital manufacturing services provider headquartered in El Segundo, California, USA, has launched 3Diligent Consulting, a new division that works with manufacturing businesses to develop strategies and designs that can provide them with a competitive advantage for Industry 4.0.

According to the company, Additive Manufacturing is helping to develop Industry 4.0 and once fully realised, AM systems, CNC machines, and other means of robotic fabrication, stand to provide a significant degree of localisation, customisation, and flexibility to manufacturing activities. 3Diligent states that structuring an organisation to optimally compete in this future state requires an in-depth understanding of the various technologies and materials now coming into the market and how to consider the allocation of these solutions globally.

3Diligent Consulting reportedly combines manufacturing expertise with the reputation of a leading global management consulting firm, and is led by Cullen Hilkene, CEO of 3Diligent and formerly of Deloitte Consulting’s Strategy and Operations practice.

“There are a number of companies delivering Industry 4.0 consulting services, but none have the unique perspective of actually delivering parts across dozens of additive processes,” Hilkene stated. “Combining 3Diligent’s hands-on experience with the rigorous training I gained delivering consulting engagements at Deloitte and am imparting to our consulting team, we are able to deliver our clients an unmatched value proposition.”

3Diligent Consulting states that it offers two advisory services to help companies make optimal use of Additive Manufacturing and other digital manufacturing technologies, which include:

  • Strategic Advisory Services for Industry 4.0
    A service is designed to help customers build their Industry 4.0 strategy and understand how digital manufacturing solutions like AM can be effectively incorporated. Specific engagements may focus on high level additive strategy or supply chain strategy, or address foundational elements of a robust Industry 4.0 strategy such as voice of customer studies, business case development, and part identification for additive manufacture.
  • Design Advisory Services
    3Diligent provides Design for Additive Manufacturing services, including topological optimisation and generative/parametric design to achieve superior design concepts. The company couples these design capabilities with consulting support for material and process selection to ensure that innovative designs are manufacturable to the furthest bounds of current technology.

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June 13, 2019

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