Smart Factory – Rapid manufacturing pioneers in Lithuania
The production created using so-called rapid manufacturing / prototyping is still making its way in Lithuania, that’s way “Smart Factory” does not intend to release determined niche. Vilma Launikonienė, the company’s marketing specialist, said that popularly speaking, company’s performance can be described as the body’s “scanning”. “People can be immortalized in various ways – photographs, paintings. Now come the new technologies which are changing our routine, it is an opportunity to convey the 3D human body and create a unique sculpture”- explains Mrs. Launikonienė. Smart Factory, located in orthopedic manufacturing company’s Baltic Orthoservice premises, staff introduces new technology and started production since January. According to Rytis Suknelevičius, the company’s director, major investments by introducing new technology was not necessary, because the company uses orthopedic technical production base. Embracing new technology has been upgraded milling equipment, acquired 3D scanner, the staff went to foreign companies that are already working in this field to gain experience.

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