Additive Manufacturing: what is and how Europe will revolutionize manufacturing processes and capabilities through the Integradde project

Antonio Grasso
5 min readOct 19, 2022

Differing from traditional “subtractive” metal manufacturing processes — which start with a solid block or piece of metal and then subtract raw material to form component parts — “additive” manufacturing creates materials from scratch by adding material through an Industrial 3D printer.

With the transition from analog to digital, designers are using data computer-aided design software and 3D object…

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Antonio Grasso

Author, technologist, sustainability advocate | FRSA | B2B digital creator & influencer | Founder & CEO @dbi.srl