California, USA - In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, HP Inc. and its global manufacturing community are preparing their 3D printing teams, technology, experience, and production capacity to deliver essential parts in an effort to combat this pandemic.
More than 1000 3D printed parts have already been delivered to local hospitals. HP’s 3D R&D centers in Barcelona, Spain; Corvallis, Oregon; San Diego, California; Vancouver, and Washington are working together with partners around the world in a coordinated effort to increase production to meet the most urgent needs. Some of the 3D printing parts to help contain the virus are hands-free door openers, mask adjusters, face shields, field ventilators, FFP3 face masks.
“HP and our digital manufacturing partners are collaborating across borders and industries to identify the parts most in need, validate the designs, and begin 3D printing them,” said Enrique Lores, President & CEO, HP Inc.