“Antwerp is a breeding ground for the creative industries,” comments promoter Deepak Mehta. “You therefore find a considerable number of 3D printers here. Now anyone can bring their own design to any of the 36 locations.” According to Mehta, this is a way to decentralize the production of everyday objects, with potentially large implications for distribution chains. “Everyone is now able to test an idea against reality.”
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