Würth Additive CEO joins 3D Printing in Auto Collision Task Force

July 4, 2023

Würth Additive Group, a Würth Industry North America company, has reported that its CEO, A J Strandquist, will be joining the 3D Printing in Auto Collision Task Force. The news was announced at the International Bodyshop Industry Symposium (IBIS) Global Summit 2023 held in Milan, Italy, June 28-30.

“I am honoured to be included in the groundbreaking initiatives of this task force and for the future collaboration of this thought leadership,” shared Strandquist, “I appreciate the Würth organisation for supporting the vision of digital infrastructure, and Würth Additive Group’s unwavering commitment to these efforts. I look forward to working with my new colleagues on the task force to take the next steps in implementing Additive Manufacturing best practices, integrating digital inventory management solutions, and helping to shape the transformation of the automotive repair industry through the innovations of 3D printing.”

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IBIS Worldwide announced the launch of the 3D Printing in Auto Repair Task Force during the International Bodyshop Industry Symposium USA 2023 trade conference held in Nashville, Tennessee, this April. By joining the task force and collaborating with the other members, Würth Additive Group reportedly seeks to advance the adoption of Additive Manufacturing and revolutionise the collision repair processes, enabling the use of additively manufactured parts via Würth’s advanced digital inventory management program DIS3DP.

Additive Manufacturing could allow collision repair professionals produce complex parts on demand, reduce lead times, and enhance repair accuracy. The transition to additively manufactured parts could minimise waste, streamline inventory management, and contribute to a more sustainable automotive repair ecosystem.



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