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Ira Munn - Ierospace Industries

Ira Munn - Ierospace Industries

How 3D-Printing will Disrupt the Automotive Industry - Introducing 'The Drop'

New Zealand will soon be home to its first 3D printed electric vehicle, The Drop. The Drop is an innovative vehicle kit concept made from recycled plastics that will be motorway legal with a range in excess of 321 km. This environmentally-conscious electric vehicle is also socially conscious as the vehicle’s developers, Ierospace Industries International, strive to foster innovation and the adoption of technology in New Zealand having included engineering students from Massey University, Manukau Institute of Technology, and other educational institutions, in the development process.

Ira Munn, CEO of Ierospace, will introduce The Drop, and discuss how additive manufacturing is disrupting the engineering industry.

Ira will be joined by 

Stuart Little, B.Eng (Electrical), Technical Consultant –  National Instruments

Stuart studied his Electrical Engineering degree at the University of Wollongong, Australia.  Since joining NI 5 years ago, Stuart has been responsible for running LabVIEW training courses, providing technical support, and more recently visiting companies in Auckland to help solve challenges in a variety of applications and industries that involve test, measurement and/or control