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U.S. to Fund Additive Manufacturing Research

Complaining about taxes is nearly a national hobby in the United States, but President Obama wants to take some of that money and invest it in 3D printing. As part of a continued push by the president’s administration toward increasing manufacturing based in the U.S., he has proposed creating a National Network for Manufacturing Innovation.

Part of the proposal is the creation of up to 15 hubs of commerce, scattered throughout the states to help U.S. manufacturers become more competitive and bring investor cash flow to the process. The president has suggested a $1 billion investment for the network.

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