Canada is widely seen as a laggard in the development and the adoption of additive manufacturing technologies. However, Canada has many strengths in this area that remain unknown:
- Canada is home of a number of metal-powder manufacturing companies;
- Canada is a world leader in cold spray additive manufacturing;
- Canada now has two manufacturers of metal AM equipment.
This presentation will discuss the next steps that we need to take as a country to further develop our niche expertise in these areas.