Smart Spare Parts Management – A digital supply network perspective
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As additive manufacturing (AM) is being utilized across various sectors, value chains are disrupted and new approaches to spare parts management can be adopted. This report provides an introduction to the state-of-the-art regarding AM for the production of spare parts, along with complementary technologies including digital warehouses and distributed manufacturing. Initiatives in certification and qualification are described, and the need for competency is emphasized as a pivotal enabler for the industry to harvest the potential of AM for spare parts management in the coming years.