Engineering’s James McGuffin-Cawley talks technology’s importance in manufacturing

Why 3D printing matters for “Made in USA”

Scientific American: President Barack Obama’s proposed $1 billion bet on manufacturing “hinges upon places such as Case Western Reserve University” and technology available in places like think[box]. “The real value of 3D printing is to do something that’s either not possible or not cost-effective to do with existing technology,” said James McGuffin-Cawley, chairman of materials science and engineering.