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The Future of Construction: 3D Printing

The Future of Construction: 3D Printing

by Proforma Construction, March 29, 2018

Learn how 3D printing is changing the construction industry.

In recent years, 3D printing has been changing almost every industry across the globe.  This is especially true for the construction industry.  While many construction professionals have resisted the new technology for fear that automation will put them out of work, there are some real benefits of incorporating 3D printing into commercial construction in the Bay Area.  Here are some of the benefits that the construction industry should expect to see.

Reduced Supply Costs

Experts estimate that 3D printing-based construction could save construction companies (and by extension, their clients) up to 50% on supply costs.

Greener Construction

Another benefit of 3D printing is that it cuts down on the lumber used to build a new structure.  This is great news for environmentalists and green construction companies alike.

Global Development

Due to the reduced cost of 3D printing projects, it might be possible to integrate these construction strategies to help people in developing countries.  It’s a great way to create shelter for those who could not previously afford the cost of new constructions.

Faster Construction Times

Not only is 3D printing-based construction more affordable, but it also makes the entire construction process much faster.  For instance, 3D printing allows modelers to quickly produce a 3D model of the proposed structure which will make it easier for clients to visualize the finished project and request the changes they want.  This will help avoid last minute changes and project delays down the line.

While 3D printing cannot solve all of the problems often seen in the construction industry, it does offer an attractive solution for a lot of the issues that have plagued the industry throughout its history.  If you ware interested in finding the most innovative and cutting-edge professionals for your construction project, then contact the experienced team at Proforma Construction.  Serving Pleasanton and the surrounding California area, our highly trained and experienced team is ready to make your commercial construction dreams a reality.