Back in 2014, the internet was ablaze with stories about how generative AI crypto 3D printing was going to revolutionize everything. 

In the future, they told us, we’d wake up in our 3D-printed house, don our 3D-printed clothes (okay, this one’s actually pretty cool), eat our 3D-printed breakfast… You get the point.

And while consumer 3D printing has been slow to take shape, the world of 3DP manufacturing, or “additive manufacturing,” has quietly boomed.