Robert Blache / Callaghan Innovation
Additive Manufacturing - where the world is heading and how New Zealand is tracking
Robert will be looking at current global trends and new developments in 3D printing and Additive Manufacturing and then describe the situation in New Zealand as seen by Callaghan Innovation. He will also talk about how Callaghan Innovation is supporting companies that want to engage more with this exciting technology.
Robert Blache is the National Technology Network Manager for Advanced Manufacturing at Callaghan Innovation. He is helping NZ businesses to understand the opportunities and challenges arising from global manufacturing trends such as 3D printing/Additive Manufacturing and Industry 4.0. Over the last 15 years he has been heavily involved in a variety of manufacturing related technology and product development projects, from printed electronics at Siemens in Germany to working with companies across the High-Value Manufacturing Sector in New Zealand, from Agritech to Aerospace.