How Additive Manufacturing (AM) Creates Value for Manufacturers: Webcast #1

March 28, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
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No Cost
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Demystifying Additive Manufacturing (AM) Series

DVIRC is excited to launch a no-cost webcast series designed to help busy executives understand whether AM is right for your business. No matter your current understanding of AM, these webinars will systematically ground you in the fundamentals of AM value creation, help you understand the economics of AM, identify costly pitfalls to avoid, and spark intelligent thinking about integrating AM in your business.

WEBCAST #1: How Additive Manufacturing (AM) Creates Value for Manufacturers

AM is not just one “thing” – it’s a complex and diverse set of advanced manufacturing technologies. This webcast is about finding out if AM can help your business. We’ll explore the seven primary ways AM creates value for organizations and help you understand the relative business impact each can have. In this program, learn

  • The seven primary value creation modes of AM
  • The Relationship of value to operational, product, and customer-focused business objectives


Anthony Hughes, Founder and President, The Lanterman Group

Anthony is widely recognized for his work in developing processes that maximize additive manufacturing innovation for new product design. He is the the Founder and Principle of The Lanterman Group, where he is responsible for developing comprehensive business strategies for clients with interest in additive manufacturing technologies as a vehicle for growth. Prior to establishing The Lanterman Group, he was the President and CTO of an Ohio-based additive manufacturing company where he led commercialization efforts for many aerospace, defense, and industrial manufacturing clients. He understands the challenges that companies face when trying to find commercial uses of AM and has experience with both polymer and metal AM application spaces. In addition to his work as an additive manufacturing executive, Anthony spent 16 years in the software industry, where he held executive consulting roles at Oracle and PTC.

Dr. Edward Herderick, Director of AM, Center for Design and Manufacturing, The Ohio State University

Edward is a thought leader in industrialization of additive manufacturing with a passion for commercializing new products applying revolutionary advances at the intersection of systems design with materials and process engineering. He currently serves as the Director of Additive at The Ohio State University Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence working with students, faculty, and partners to develop new additive technologies. Previously, he worked for GE as Global Sales Leader for Portables NDT at GE Inspection Technologies and was the Additive Technologies Leader for GE Corporate Supply Chain and Operations. Other positions included Director of R&D at and Ohio-based additive manufacturing company and Director of the Additive Manufacturing Consortium operated by EWI. Ed is a proud graduate of The Ohio State University, having earned a doctorate in Materials Science and Engineering. Following his graduate work, he served as an AAAS Congressional Fellow in the office of Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown.

The Department of Defense (DOD) Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) awarded DVIRC a contract to inform, advise, and help small and mid-sized manufacturers implement industry 4.0 technologies.

DoD recognizes that U.S. manufacturers are critical to the supply chain for national security, as well as economic growth for America.

 This webinar is hosted by DVIRC and is financed in part by a grant from the federal U.S. Department of Defense, Office of Economic Adjustment under the administration of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Community and Economic Development.