Consulting Projects

Wohlers Associates has participated in many consulting projects over the company's 33-year history. The work has involved more than 275 client organizations in 27 countries around the world. Also, the company has provided advice to 180 companies in the investment community.

Wohlers Associates has provided organizations of many types and sizes consulting advice on wide-ranging issues associated with rapid product development, additive manufacturing, and 3D printing. The work has dealt with organizational strategy and direction, investment, growth trends, and what the future holds. Wohlers Associates has also assisted with partnership opportunities, product positioning, competitive issues, and whether to enter a particular market segment.

The following are example projects.

Industry Developments and Trends

Expert Witness

Investment

Technology Acquisition and Training

New Product Introduction

Prototyping and Tooling

Process Automation

Client List

Wohlers Associates places the highest degree of importance on honesty, integrity, and customer satisfaction, and seeks to exceed expectations. All clients are references.

Wohlers Associates counts the following among its clients.

Aerospace and Industrial Machinery

ABB (Finland)
Airbus (Germany)
Belcan Corp.
Borusan (Turkey)
Cimatron (Israel)
Dicon (Denmark)
Dover Corp.
EADS (Germany)
Exide Electronics
GE
L3 Technologies
Lockheed Martin
Honeywell
Hughes Christensen
ITS Machinery (Israel)
John Deere
National Bearings Company
Premium AEROTEC (Germany)
Rockwell Automation
United Technologies Corp.
WestingCut (China)

Chemicals and Materials

BASF (Germany)
DuPont
Evonik (Germany)
Huntsman (Switzerland)
UCB Chemicals (Belgium)
Valspar (Switzerland)

Business Machines and Consumer Products

Apple Inc.
CalComp
Compaq
Cognitive
Ericsson (Sweden)
Haier (China)
Hewlett-Packard
Imaginary Design
Irwin Industrial (Brazil)
Nike
Nokia (Finland)
Procter & Gamble
RØDE Microphones (Australia)
Sigma Innovation (Sweden)

Events and Publications

AIRTEC GmbH
Ariel Communications
CO.LAB
Communication Technologies
ConnectPress
DEMAT GmbH (Germany)
Elmia AB (Sweden)
Euro-Team (England)
Expoconsul International
Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
IndustryWeek
Marcus Evans (Malaysia)
MCB University Press (England)
MecklerMedia
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Microcentrum (Holland)
Miller Freeman
MoldMaking Expo
Orthoworld
Penton Media
PennWell
Rapid News Publications (England)
Rapid Product Development Association of South Africa
Rising Media (Germany)
Rogers Publishing (Canada)
Society of the Plastics Industry
Sterling Publications (England)
Ziff Davis

Government

Advanced Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre - AMCRC (Australia)
Air Force Research Laboratory
America Makes - National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute
Atlantic Council
City of Loveland, Colorado
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation - CSIRO (Australia)
Consortium for Research and Innovation in Aerospace in Québec - CRIAQ (Canada)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research - CSIR (South Africa)
Industrial Technology Centre (Canada)
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Local Government Association of Queensland (Australia)
NASA
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Sandia National Laboratories
State of Wisconsin Investment Board
Swedish Institute of Production Engineering Research (Sweden)
U.S. Department of Energy
U.S. Department of Defense
U.S. White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Investment and Finance

AlphaSights
Coleman
GLG
Guidepoint Global
Mosaic Research Management
PAC Partners (Australia)
Third Bridge (UK)
Vista Research
William Blair & Company

Medical and Dental

Align Technology (Invisalign)
Dentsply
Planmeca (Finland)
Scott Laboratories
Starkey Labs
Sulzer Carbomedics
3D Medical (Australia)
Tissue Regeneration Systems

Professional Societies and Associations

Additive & 3D Manufacturing Tecnologies Association (Spain)
Aerospace Industries Association of Canada
American Mold Builders Association
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Asian Manufacturing Association (China)
Finnish Rapid Prototyping Association (Finland)
French Rapid Prototyping Association (France)
Institution of Mechanical Engineers (England)
Japanese Society of Die and Mold Technology (Japan)
Laser Institute of America
Machine Tool, Accessories, Component Parts and Tools Manufacturers' Association of Spain
National Association of Software and Services Companies (India)
National Computer Graphics Association
Rapid Forming Technology Committee of the Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society (China)
Rapid Product Development Association of South Africa (South Africa)
Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Toy Manufacturers of America
3D Systems North American Stereolithography Users Group
Vocational Industrial Clubs of America

Rapid Product Development, Additive Manufacturing, and 3D Printing

Alphaform AG (Germany)
America Makes
Anubis Manufacturing Consultants (Canada)
BMP Technology
Cimatron (Israel)
Cubital (Israel)
Desktop Factory
Desktop Metal
DTM Corp.
DSM Desotech
Ellison Group
EOS (Germany)
ExOne
Fabrisonic
Formero (Australia)
INCS Inc. (Japan)
Materialise (Belgium)
Micromod (Israel)
NVO Chervona Hvilya (Ukraine)
Objet (Israel)
Opacity
Phillips Plastics Corp.
Primary Systems
Progressive Components
Protolabs
Roland DGA
Schneider Prototyping (Germany)
Solidica
Solido (Israel)
Stratasys
2Phase Technologies
3D Systems
Thogus Products
Vantus Technology Corp.
Waikato Innovation Park (New Zealand)
Z Corporation

Research, Academia, and Education

Asnuntuck Community College
Auckland University of Technology (New Zealand)
Bergen County Technical Schools
Central University of Technology, Free State (South Africa)
Colorado State University
Connecticut Communitiy Colleges
Fraunhofer Society (Germany)
Georgia Institute of Technology
Griffith University (Australia)
Helsinki University of Technology (Finland)
Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)
Loughborough University (England)
National Center for Rapid Technologies - RapidTech
National University of Singapore (Singapore)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (Portugal)
RMIT University (Australia)
Saddleback College
Sirris (Belgium)
Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing & Technology
Tennessee Tech University
Tsinghua University (China)
University of Dayton
University of Maribor (Slovenia)
University of Technology Sydney (Australia)
University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
Vaal University of Technology (South Africa)
Virginia Tech

Design and Engineering Software

Altair
Autodesk
Auto-Trol Technology
Cimatron (Israel)
CyberPro Engineering
Computervision
DeskArtes (Finland)
Master Graphics
Materialise (Belgium)
Micro-Vector
Muse Technologies Inc.
Intergraph
PlanetCAD
Precision Visuals
solidThinking
Spatial
Versacad Corp.

3D Scanning and Reverse Engineering

CGI
Digibotics
FARO Technologies
Idiotic
EOIS
Imageware
InnovMetric Software (Canada)
Ultimetrics, Ltd.
VX Technologies (Canada)